Worship for Kids: August 9, 2015

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Old Testament: 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33. These verses are too terse to tell the story of Absalom's rebellion meaningfully. But the full story, which … read more

From white guilt to white responsibility

By Hannah Bonner
For more than a decade now, I’ve been being told in anti-racism trainings that I carry around an invisible backpack of white privilege. This backpack was first described by… read more

A rabbi walks into an evangelical church

By Rabbi Evan Moffic
Jews don’t tend to have megachurches. First of all, we’re a small population. The Sunday attendance at one megachurch could well be greater than the entire Jewish… read more

Tears of joy, tears of sorrow, and little empathetic listening

By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
(RNS) In the wake of Friday’s landmark 5-4 Supreme Court decision finding a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, two divergent streams of American cultural and… read more

The eternal victory of the Charleston martyrs

By Mark Tooley
The nine Bible study attenders murdered in Charleston were targeted for their race but they can rightly be honored as Christian martyrs, slain in their church while examining… read more

4 reasons this worship story charmed my church

By Len Wilson
Here’s a short film my team and I created for worship at my church, Peachtree. First, to set the stage: Peachtree high school students have gone to the same summer camp for… read more

Pastors, faithful pick up gun training: ‘We need it in church’

By Bianca Graulau / USA Today Network
(RNS) For seven years, Geof Peabody — owner and instructor at Peabody’s Shooting Range — has been teaching his fellow church members how to use guns. Peabody… read more

Do we need unholy guns in holy places?

By David Gushee / Religion News Service
(RNS) Inevitably, after the massacre at Emanuel AME Church, people are beginning to talk about arming congregants for self-defense. It is a sad image: 25 souls sitting around at… read more

Worship for Kids: August 2, 2015

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Old Testament: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a. When it is dramatically presented, children follow the story of Nathan's confrontation of David closely. They… read more

Reuniting Christology and sexology

By Talbot Davis
Don't you hate it when your strongest disagreement is with your closest friends? Here's how that's working in my life. In the same-sex relationship, intimacy and marriage debate… read more

4 huge issues we're facing in America today

By Don Underwood
Rev. Don Underwood issues a statement and challenge about working toward a better America. Don is the senior pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas and the… read more

What does it take to forgive someone like Dylann Roof?

By Jonathan Merritt / Religion News Service
(RNS) Nadine Collier, daughter of one of Dylann Roof’s nine alleged victims, has one message for the suspected killer: “I forgive you.” The 21-year-old Roof is… read more
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