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Bonhoeffer and the Jan. 6th Insurrection

By TDBI Communications | January 7, 2022

“Be sober-minded; be watchful.” 1 Peter 5:8a   Image: AP Photo/John Minchillo It’s been one year since thousands of American citizens attempted to overthrow our duly elected representatives and senators actively working to carry out their constitutional responsibility. On that now infamous and inescapable day, only twelve months ago, a violent mob aimed to intimidate the…

Seeking Hope in 2022

By TDBI Communications | January 3, 2022

A New Year always symbolizes a new start! Despite it being a somewhat arbitrary threshold of time, the activities of the year past continue into the new one, but we are given at least a brief moment to reflect. At the end of last year, we sent a virtual gift to you in our Senior Fellows’ cohort…

A Call For Renewal featuring Rev. Adam Russell Taylor

By TDBI Communications | January 3, 2022

When it comes to fostering a more caring, generous, and just world, Rev. Adam Russell Taylor is not simply a theoretician – Adam walks the walk, while he prophetically talks the talk. In his most recent book, A More Perfect Union: A New Vision for Building the Beloved Community, pastor-activist Taylor brings a fresh take to…

Senior Fellow Spotlight: Bishop Van Gayton

By TDBI Communications | December 20, 2021

  Senior Fellow Spotlight  “Like our namesake Bonhoeffer, Bishop Van Gayton is deeply passionate about his vocation. He doesn’t simply seek to understand the causes of human suffering, but to suffer with those who experience it. Van’s own life experience informs his approach to racism inside and outside of the church and his decades-long interracial marriage has…

Senior Fellow Spotlight: Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

By TDBI Communications | November 22, 2021

Senior Fellow Spotlight Mae Elise Cannon is the author of Beyond Hashtag Activism (IVP, May 2020); co-editor of Evangelical Theologies of Liberation and Justice (IVP, 2019); editor of A Land Full of God: Christian Perspectives on the Holy Land (2017); author of Social Justice Handbook: Small Steps for a Better World (IVP, 2009) and Just Spirituality: How Faith Practices Fuel Social Action (IVP, 2013); and…

Honoring Native American Heritage Month

By Admin | November 8, 2021

“Christianity without the living Christ is inevitably Christianity without discipleship, and Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ.” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship Kay WalkingStick (U.S., Cherokee, b. 1935), “Wallowa Memory,” 2003 Native American Heritage Month History, heritage, and identity are invaluable attributes of the human family. Native American Heritage Month is an…

Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody are proud supporters of TDBI!

By Admin | October 25, 2021

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Our Fall Giving Campaign is Underway!

By Admin | October 15, 2021

“Qualified silence might perhaps be more appropriate for the church today than talk, which is very unqualified. That means protest against any form of church which does not honor the question of truth above all things.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer  You may be wondering how we’re doing with our Fall Giving Campaign? The answer is more…