Further on up the road

By Rick Brand
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 As best I can remember it, the comment came as part of a discussion about the media frenzy immediately following the capture of the two suspected snipers… read more

Should Christians engage in advocacy?

By Rebekah Jordan Gienapp
Churches are continually engaging in ministries of mercy and compassion with people who are vulnerable. Whether it’s starting a food pantry to respond to neighbors who are… read more

10 dangerous distractions for a pastor

By Ron Edmondson
I encounter so many struggling pastors. And unfortunately, I know so many who used to be pastors but no longer hold the position. It may be through a blatant sin or a casual… read more

Seeing the body through Christian eyes

By Mike Poteet, LinC (Living in Christ)
In late August computer hackers accessed the private photos of one hundred women celebrities. Many of these photos were nude or seminude images taken with cell phones and stored… read more

Hillsong founder denies covering up father’s sex abuse

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey / Religion News Service
NEW YORK (RNS) Days ahead of an annual conference in New York’s Madison Square Garden, the founder of the Hillsong music and church empire is facing strict scrutiny for what … read more

What kind of car should a pastor drive?

By Joseph Yoo
We were successful in being a one car family for eight years. But with a foster child added to the mix, it became more and more difficult to balance all of our schedules with only … read more

I thank God for pastors

By Brian D. McLaren
Pastors know things that are painful to know. Pastors keep confidences even though doing so leaves others to assume the worst. Pastors are routinely insulted, cussed out, lied… read more

Shroud of Turin conference draws believers to St. Louis

By Lilly Fowler / St. Louis Post-Dispatch
ST. LOUIS (RNS) A 14-foot-long stretch of cloth mysteriously imprinted with a faint, brownish image of a naked man and wounds that mirror those of a crucifixion has inspired… read more

Practice What You preach

By Neil Epler
Matthew 23:1-12 “Why don’t you practice what you preach?” Have you ever said those words? Maybe someone has said them to you. Hypocrites are people who pretend… read more

Jesus Khan

By Dave Barnhart
The meaning of words is slippery. Dictionary definitions provide the illusion of stability, but words also carry with them images, metaphors, and connotations. This is why I love… read more

Hauerwas drops out of GTS lecture series after controversy

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey / Religion News Service
(RNS) Theologian Stanley Hauerwas has declined a series of lectures he was scheduled to give at New York’s General Theological Seminary in November in the wake of the crisis … read more

Wesley's impolite enthusiasm for the Name

By Clifton Stringer
I've just read Chapter 4 of Adam Hamilton's Revival: Faith as Wesley Lived It. There is so much good stuff in here. I am just blown away and humbled by John Wesley's passion. Rev. … read more
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