Summer 2015: A New Recreation

Editor’s Note: This edition was awarded the 2016 Award of Merit for Theme Issue, Section or Series by the Associated Church Press.

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Features
A New Recreation
by Susan Martins Miller
 
Between Contemplative and Active
by Anthony Maranise
 
How to Play Better
by Amy Kim Kyremes-Parks
 
Prayers Per Mile
by Robyn Fickes Bles
 
Sport and Humanity: A review of A Brief Theology of Sport by Lincoln Harvey
by Lizy Heard
 
Programs and Models
Everybody Needs a Buddy
by Mary Boland
 
Research
The Power of Empathy: Design Thinking and the Drive to Innovate
by Sarah Holland Bacot
 
Columns
What I Learn from Marty: The Cards
by Larry Kinard
 
Letters from Memphis: Be Not Afraid
by Antony Sheehan
 
Departments
Editor’s Note
 
The Bulletin:
Ministry Moment: Faith, Fellowship and a Food Truck
Recipe: Calzone-style Hand Pies
Highlights from the 2015 Westberg Symposium
Summer Reading List
Stay-cation Ideas healthy flyer
 
Model Moments:
Faith Life: Reclaiming Sports for the Work of the Church
Movement: Best Bike Cities
Medicine: A Garden Hospital
Work: Steven Garber from “Visions of Vocation”
Emotional: Color Me Calm
Food: Healthy Picnic Ideas
Friends and Family: Baby, Let’s Move!
 
Devotion:
Compassion with Wisdom
by Lonette N. Robinson