Jennifer Knapp Makes a Case for Being Gay and Christian in Upcoming Book

By Jonathan Merritt / Religion News Service
(RNS) Four years ago, when musician Jennifer Knapp declared to the world that she was a lesbian, some of the conservative Christians who had purchased 1 million of her albums… read more

How I Podcast

By Chad Brooks
Over the last few months I have been getting questions from people about how I podcast, what equipment/ programs/ services I use. I wanted to write up a post detailing all of… read more

Promise for Haiti

By Betsy Hall
As the seventh of nine children born to a lay Baptist minister in Haiti, young Guy Theodore would often go with his father by donkey to visit the sick and dying people around… read more

I'm Not Your Pastor... Yet.

By Shawn Franssens
I love being a pastor. I love the sense of God's call on my life and the way I have been invited to respond to the call. Now as I prepare to join in God's work among a people I do … read more

Site of Jesus’ Last Supper a Point of Contention for Some Israeli Jews

By Michele Chabin / USA Today
JERUSALEM (RNS) Ahead of Pope Francis' visit, Jewish religious and nationalist groups plan to demonstrate Thursday (May 22) to demand that the Israeli government not cede… read more

Sometimes We Get It Right: The Aldersgate Covenant

By David F. Watson
Last weekend I attended the Aldersgate Covenant meeting at the Church of the Resurrection. At this gathering, I think I finally learned what holy conferencing should be. We… read more

How Brown v. Board of Education Still Shapes Our Religious Life

By Tom Ehrich / Religion News Service
(RNS) Not long ago, I visited Topeka, Kan., to teach at one of those grand old mainline churches that got caught in the aftermath of Brown v. Board of Education. It was around the … read more

Should the Position Be Paid or Volunteer?

By Ron Edmondson
I received a great question recently. Unfortunately, I couldn't give a good answer. Or, at least, not the answer they were seeking. They wanted an answer that would solve the… read more

My Greatest Fear Is...

By David Dorn
What is your greatest fear? The more I think about Luke 7 the more I'm convinced what my fear is. read more

In Defense of a Middle Way: Homosexuality and The United Methodist Church

By M. Kathryn Armistead
It is difficult to be a United Methodist and not know that the issue of homosexuality is controversial for our church. I'm even aware that there is continued and sustained talk… read more

Leadership and Self-Awareness

By Timothy Siburg
It's important to have self-awareness. This is true in general, but especially in leadership. If you aren't a self-aware leader, you at the least, aren't most fully who you can… read more

Feasting on Fruit: Self-control

By Kasey Hitt
Breathe In You might begin by exhaling self-control's opposite which is instability and rashness, as well as timidity and talkativeness. Imagine self-control filling and spreading … read more
  1. «
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 18
  5. 19
  6. 20
  7. 21
  8. 22
  9. 111
  10. 112