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Corey Fields
Attended Central Baptist Theological Seminary
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"We perpetuate this lie that there is such a thing as a clean life, a closet without skeletons. Because we do that, we continue to be shocked every time we find out otherwise. We live our days in the midst of this fake drama of being self-assured and put together, and start to believe it’s our true narrative. We live with lists of “unforgivable sins,” but it just so happens that none of our own sins are on the list. When someone else gets exposed, we retreat to our positions of judgment and superiority — not to punish them but to protect ourselves."
Lindy West is a writer who says that she is trolled constantly. “Trolling” is the practice of posting online in a deliberately offensive or provocative way to elicit an angry response. For West, nasty tweets and emails are a daily part of her job, with comments ranging from making fun of her for
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Still one of the best song renditions of the 23rd Psalm.
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What I learned about our prayers on a shaky flight to New Zealand.
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One of the best choral anthems out there.
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"While I find the sound made by the crow to be shrill, it is the only sound the crow knows."
One of the principals of Asset-Based Community Development is that everyone has a gift and every gift has value. As a minister who also happens to be a community developer, I view the use of our G...
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"Most of what I try fails, but these failures are often invisible, while the successes are visible. I have noticed that this sometimes gives others the impression that most things work out for me."
In a CV of failures, this Princeton professor posted a resume of all of his flops for the world to see. Here's why.
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Google CEO +Sundar Pichai speaks out on diversity and fear. He has accurately described the problem as fear, but it is unfortunately not recognized as such by those who suffer from it.
I came to the US from India 22 years ago. I was fortunate enough to gain entry to a university here, and time after time…
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How social media is creating false reality. Like, all the time.
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Husband, daddy, and American Baptist pastor who's passionate about mission, justice, and finding God in every day life.
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Husband, daddy, and American Baptist pastor. Baptist News Global columnist. Practicing Families contributing writer. D.Min, Central Baptist Theological Seminary (focus: missional church). Louisville Institute Pastoral Study Project grantee (2014) studying how churches are engaging in Christian community development.

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  • Central Baptist Theological Seminary
    D.Min, Missional Church, 2011 - 2014
  • James Madison University
    B.A., Communication Studies, 1998 - 2002
  • Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond
    M.Div, 2003 - 2006
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