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Two churches shift role to transform both congregants and community

Two local pastors are changing the role of church in community:  Rev. Rich Jones believes that becoming good neighbors will help transform both the surrounding community and his congregants, while Rev. Sherman Bradley is building an integrated congregation to tackle race and social justice issues.

The conversation ranges from the damage done by religious segregation to the possibility of economic justice through inclusive religious conversation. Here is an excerpt on how this new paradigm for church can lead to economic justice (the full interview follows):

 

Here is the full interview:

 

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