Dietrich Bonhoeffer, cheap grace and hero worship

By Don Crittenden
Who stands fast? Only the man whose final standard is not his reason, his principles, his conscience, his freedom, or his virtue, but who is ready to sacrifice all this when he is … read more

Thoughtful Pastor: Loss of faith, pantheist or panentheist?

By Christy Thomas
Dear Thoughtful Pastor: In response to recent events in the world, particularly the bigotry and hate that have infected American politics, I have found myself quoting Scripture… read more

Pope to stress broader conception of family

By Rosie Scammell / Religion News Service
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis’ landmark text on the family, scheduled for release on Friday (April 8), is expected to encourage a more open attitude towards the… read more

United by faith

By Brent Lamberth
The 2016 presidential race has certainly led the people of the United States to become anything but united as one of the most hotly contested election races continues to divide… read more

The kindergarten stabbing

By Rabbi Evan Moffic
Many years ago, the director of my Sunday school once came to me with a problem. A girl in the third grade class felt isolated from all her peers. They ostracized her. She left… read more

Anybody here seen my old friend?

By James A. Harnish
A night to remember The news reports say that it was 48 years ago yesterday, but it lingers in my memory as if it were last year. I was a junior in college, running for Student… read more

Sexual ethics and the pro-LGBTQ argument within the United Methodist Church

By Dalton Rushing
The 2016 General Conference of the United Methodist Church is less than 40 days away, so the online chatter about hot-button issues is reaching a fever pitch. Predictably, it is… read more

The recipe for doubt

By Adam Thomas
Both my first and last names come from the Bible. To be sure, a large portion of names used in the United States do, but many if not most of them do not share the dubious pedigree … read more

Freedom of speech and Christian faith

By Peter Surran
Political rally protests A presidential-election cycle that had already been characterized as unpredictable took another twist on Friday, March 11. Protesters in Chicago caused… read more

The truth about lies

By Rose Taylor
National Tell a Lie Day is celebrated on April 4th and is one of many so-called “fun holidays.” It is interesting that it falls only a few days after April… read more

Digital security and privacy

By Mike Poteet
Safety and privacy in tension While investigating the December 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, the FBI recovered an Apple iPhone from the car in which the… read more

Worship for Kids: Pentecost 2016

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Acts 2:1-21. This passage tells of the giving of the Holy Spirit and is the key story for Pentecost Sunday. Because children will have trouble… read more
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