Black History Month

By erinbrockway | February 9, 2021

Dear Preachers, As part of Black History Month, we’re celebrating Black artists whose music, film, writing, or fine art has been important to the lives and ministries of Black leaders in our Micah community. The brief testimonials below are just a glimpse of the many ways in which God’s beauty, grace, and wisdom have been…

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Micah Intensives Enrolling Now

By erinbrockway | January 20, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 As our daily news continues revealing the deep fractures in our society, we need more than ever sacred space for courageous conversation. Micah Intensives are an opportunity to join such a space where, side by side with other Christian leaders and learners, we can wrestle together with God’s call…

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Doing Justice: Racism

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of Racism with a group of church leaders and learners. Everything about the topic of racism is contested and laden with pain. In this Micah Intensive, we will only touch the surface of the diverse perspectives and rich literature on racism and reconciliation that…

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Doing Justice: Violence Against Women

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of Violence Against Women with a group of church leaders and learners. “Violence against women is perhaps the most shameful human rights violation,” says Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, who continues, “It knows no boundaries, geographical, cultural, or economic. While it…

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Doing Justice: Mass Incarceration

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of Mass Incarceration with a group of church leaders and learners. The current imprisonment of Americans is unprecedented in its magnitude compared to anywhere else in the world and in any other time in human history. How are Christians to respond to this complex…

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Doing Justice: Immigration

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of Immigration with a group of church leaders and learners. The population of the world is literally shifting. People are being displaced and are in need of help, safety, and new beginnings. Whether due to violence, war, asylum, reuniting families, or people seeking a…

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Doing Justice: Healthcare

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of Healthcare with a group of church leaders and learners. In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly declared, “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and…

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Doing Justice: Environment

By erinbrockway | January 15, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 to explore the pressing issue of the Environment with a group of church leaders and learners. Pope Francis’s first encyclical, “Laudato Si,” was released June 18, 2015 and called for a global, interfaith, ecumenical movement to address climate change. It was viewed as a “blistering indictment of the human…

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Wordless and Weary Leadership

By erinbrockway | January 8, 2021

Dear Preachers, In our staff team meeting yesterday, the weight of this week’s events on Capitol Hill made us all quieter than usual. For a group of pastors, it was a rather unusual time of wordlessness. Wordlessness born of weariness. In true Micah Groups fashion, though, our meeting became a sacred space for courageous conversation…

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Micah Group Facilitator Training — First Cohort Commissioned

By erinbrockway | November 19, 2020

Congratulations to our first online training cohort with eleven new Commissioned Micah Groups Facilitators! At the beginning of the summer, I was invited to join a newly formed training team to begin imagining how we might offer an online version of Micah Group Facilitator preparation. What began as a far away vision slowly became a reality…

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