Thoughtful Pastor: Lord's Prayer and wading pool theology

By Christy Thomas
Dear Thoughtful Pastor: Why is the Catholic Lord’s Prayer different from the Protestant Lord’s Prayer? What Protestants call the Lord’s Prayer and Catholics call … read more

Worship for Kids: April 17, 2016

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Gospel and Psalm: John 10:22-30 and Psalm 23. These passages are based on the image of God or Jesus as a good shepherd. It was a great image in Jesus' … read more

Worship for Kids: April 10, 2016

By Carolyn C. Brown
From a Child's Point of View Resurrection means new life. Today's texts include the stories of two people who received new chances at life from the resurrected Jesus; a psalm… read more

Remembering Julia Wilke, co-author of Disciple Bible Study

By Wini Grizzle
Hearts were deeply saddened on Friday, February 26, 2016, when the word came that Julia Wilke had departed this earth, as a result of complications during surgery. Julia, wife of… read more

Resurrection Reality

By J. Michael Lowry
John 20:19-31 Do you remember how Walter Cronkite used to close his broadcast by saying, “And that’s the way it is”? Such is a world vision that reflects the… read more

Why the long face?

By Samantha Tidball
In a recent study conducted by researchers in the U.K. at Sussex University, it was discovered that horses are capable of distinguishing between happy and angry human emotions… read more

Why the pope is right and Russell Moore is wrong about the death penalty

By Jennifer Butler / Religion News Service
(RNS) Pope Francis continues his drumbeat for a global moratorium on the death penalty. This is a wake-up call not just for Catholics, but also for all Christian leaders and… read more

Pope Gregory makes the leap to leap year

By Kimberly Winston / Religion News Service
(RNS) February 29 happens every four years. Some people love it — an extra day to earn interest before tax day! — and others hate it — kids spend another day in… read more

Fasting from unnecessary spending

By Mike Slaughter
One of the Lenten practices I try to assume every year, no matter what other commitments I have made, is to fast from all unnecessary spending. Like so many others, I am not… read more

Methodist minister celebrated as first black senator

By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
WASHINGTON (RNS) A Methodist minister was honored in a worship service in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol almost a century and a half after he was sworn in as the first… read more

The social power of sacraments

By Dave Barnhart
One guy in the retirees’ Sunday school class was a know-it-all. He was excellent at shutting down discussions with his theological pronouncements. He would hold court about… read more

Archaeologists dig up fabrics dating back to kings David and Solomon

By Michelle Chabin / Religion News Service
JERUSALEM (RNS) Israeli archaeologists have discovered fragments of “remarkably preserved” 3,000-year-old fabrics, leather and seeds dating to the era of the biblical… read more
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