Worship for Kids: February 19, 2017

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View All of today's texts are about getting along with other people. Old Testament: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18. For children, these are God's directions for… read more

A Catholic theological disagreement Protestants should listen in on

By Clifton Stringer
Sometimes, one can gain perspective for thinking through one's own problems by listening in to how others are proceeding in light of analogous problems. The point of this post is… read more

Trump’s rise and GOP economics may shift Catholic Church’s priorities

By David Gibson / Religion News Service
WASHINGTON (RNS) For much of its long history in the U.S., the Catholic Church was known as the champion of the working class, a community of immigrants whose leaders were… read more

Worship for Kids: February 12, 2017

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Old Testament: Deuteronomy 30:15-20. Elementary-school children learn slowly, through experience, that the choices they make every day have… read more

'Nones' and belief

By Jeanne Torrence Finley
None of the above Possibly the most conspicuous trend in American religion in recent years has been the increasing percentage of adults who are “nones,” people who… read more

The pastoral legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Todd Outcalt
I was born in 1960, too young and too white to fully comprehend the significance of the Civil Rights struggles that were, then, taking place through marches predominantly… read more

An eerie echo in 'Silence'

By David Van Biema / Religion News Service
(RNS) Walking out of Martin Scorsese’s Silence the other night, I was nagged by the notion that I had seen something like it before. One thing I was sure of — the… read more

Waiting in God's timing

By Samantha Tidball
Old school Nintendo is back! This holiday season thousands of people across the country waited hours in line hoping to receive the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition… read more

The Obama presidency: 'War on religion' or 'Amazing Grace'?

By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
WASHINGTON (RNS) He had done it before, after Tucson, Aurora, Fort Hood and Sandy Hook: taken on the mantle of the pastor-in-chief before a crowd of mourners for lives taken too… read more

Wilderness prayers

By Melissa Spoelstra
Have you ever felt like you were wandering in circles? Like you do the same things over and over again — laundry, groceries, emails. You visit the same spots —… read more

The ultimate participation trophy

By Tom Fuerst
I feel myself getting increasingly irked by the use of the phrase, “participation trophy generation.” At first I thought I was just annoyed with the hypocrisy of it… read more

The start of something...

By Melissa Slocum
The church celebrates many holidays including Christmas and Easter as the high holy days. It also celebrates other special days like Epiphany (which commemorates the arrival of… read more
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