Wisdom from the Adese Fellowship kickoff in Boston

Bishop Yvette Flunder: "We want our monuments to preach the message of our movements. And don't look for agreement -- because agreement is not appropriate in an atmosphere of change."

We joined the Adese fellows and faculty for their opening retreat at the Old South Church in Boston, MA. Our goal was to learn with and from an emerging network of spiritual thinkers and doers who practice faith in action and spirituality that serves -- and we left with so much more.

We learned from inspiring teachers for these two days: Bishop Yvette Flunderof historic and radical City of Refuge in Oakland, CA; Rev. Dr. Patrick Dugganof the