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Created on October 3rd, 2011
Comparing Bell and Chan on Hell

Comparing Bell and Chan on Hell

By Patricia Farris
“Hell reappeared,” wrote Martin Marty in his August email column “Sightings.” Marty was referring back to his own 1988 piece in the Harvard Theological… read more
Preaching Grace in a Culture of Revenge

Preaching Grace in a Culture of Revenge

By Jill Moffett Howard
On May 1, 2011, we all sat glued to our televisions or Internet news source awaiting a huge news story to break at any second. I specifically remember my husband predicting what… read more
Campus Ministry on Move-In Day and Beyond

Campus Ministry on Move-In Day and Beyond

By Helen DeWitt Beckner
Every August, hundreds of incoming freshman girls and their families arrive on the University of Alabama campus for move-in day at Tutwiler Hall. With the sweltering Tuscaloosa… read more
Keeping the “Prayers of the People” a Prayer

Keeping the “Prayers of the People” a Prayer

By John S. McClure
Intercession is sometimes offered with the pastor or priest asking openly for prayer concerns, attempting to gather them into a prayer on the spot. This practice is often a… read more
Top 5 Ways to Mess Up Your Christmas Opportunity

Top 5 Ways to Mess Up Your Christmas Opportunity

By Maurilio Amorim
Every year I have to convince senior pastors that Christmas Eve is a powerful and great opportunity to reach out to their communities. Catholic churches have known this for… read more