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Why the Ten Commandments Authorize Prophetic Preaching


 When we read the Ten Commandments today, most people only think of them as a set of rules for the conduct between individuals. And most of us were taught to think about the Lutheran Catechism as a morality document. But there is a revolutionary aspect to the Catechism that people often forget or want to gloss over. Just writing the Catechism was a radical act for its day.    Click here to read more.

What are trends we're seeing in the Purple Zone?


Click here for the first report on the survey "Preaching About Controversial Issues" - Top 7 Justice Issues Clergy Plan to Address in the Next 6 Months

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The Purple Zone is a place for your questions, inquiries, and dialogue about how to do ministry in the red/blue divide.  Stay tuned!