‘We’ve always done it that way’: A phrase to celebrate

By Teddy Ray
Did you make a New Year’s resolution? By the end of the year, research says there will be an eight percent chance you’ve kept it. Eight percent! Why so low? Because… read more

Disciples look to pull convention from Indiana over religious freedom bill

By Lauren Markoe / Religion News Service
(RNS) Though the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) has made Indianapolis its headquarters for nearly a century, the denomination is considering pulling its next biennial… read more

Why evangelicals are divided by afterlife testimonials

By Aaron Griffith
(RNS) Earlier this week, LifeWay Christian Resources announced it would no longer carry “experiential testimonies about heaven,” such as Don Piper’s popular… read more

Airplanes, life, church: It's a matter of trust

By Christy Thomas
Like millions of others, I shall board an airplane tomorrow. First a reasonably quick flight to Philadelphia and then an overnight flight to Tel Aviv. Every step of this journey… read more

Abortion will be the 21st century's slavery

By Randall Hardman
Years ago I saw a T-shirt for sale with a picture of an old, gray haired, African-American woman sitting on a stump and dressed in rags. She looked solemn but strong as she held… read more

A parade of palms

By LinC (Living in Christ), Tiffany Manning
A parade of palms Each year Christians celebrate Palm Sunday on the Sunday before Easter. On this day we remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event documented… read more

Catholics and Anglicans prepare ecumenical burial fit for a king

By Trevor Grundy / Religion News Service
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Tens of thousands of people in Leicester — England’s most religiously diverse city — are getting ready to honor the memory of a… read more

Sharing the what, why or how of Christianity?

By Jeremy Smith
As an extrovert, I often strike up conversations with people on my 15 minute train ride every day from my home to my church in Portland, Oregon. Sometimes I’ll say… read more

Violence in the Old Testament: Pastoral and theological concerns

By Allan R. Bevere
I keep coming back to the issue of violence in the Old Testament because I have two concerns — one as a theologian, and the other as a pastor (I'll get to that a little… read more

Zero-sum faith

By David Person
I wonder what non-Christians would think of us Christians if they could see us practicing tolerance. I have to wonder, because tolerance of divergent views in the church seems to… read more

Down with the patriarchy: On the path to real inclusivity

By Kira Schlesinger
I was recently asked to give the prayer for the commencement festivities at the local university in the small town where I serve. In his request, the president noted that he had… read more

Playing to lose?

By Melissa Slocum, LinC (Living in Christ)
The referee had never seen anything like it. Both teams tried to draw fouls, miss free throws and avoided taking shots at their own basket. Starters from both teams sat on the… read more
  1. «
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 6
  8. 7
  9. 188
  10. 189