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Faithfulness, Gentleness, Self-control — May 31, 2021

Over three issues, the Outlook is digging deep into the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. This issue explores how the Spirit works through faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. And, Leslie Scanlon shares the story of a congregation in New Jersey working to share the names and stories of those buried in the church cemetery — many of whom were enslaved.

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Faithfulness The stories of churches serving in a pandemic year are full of faithfulness. Leslie Scanlon reports.

Gentleness A chaplain shares her story of learning to step back and listen.

Self-control This fruit of the Spirit helps balance order with ardor.

The ancestors are calling The 313 Project works to identify and honor unnamed enslaved persons buried in a church cemetery. Leslie Scanlon reports.