Birthdays are often occasions for reflection, particularly when it’s been a difficult year. Reflecting on what transpired and considering what lies ahead, here are three lessons from my “Jesus Year.”
Conspiracy theories are nothing new, but, like fear and anger, they are rampant and ubiquitous. How can people of good faith help turn the tide?
The surge of COVID-19 cases has put us back in a state of limbo. Clergy are struggling again to balance protecting public health and maintaining their faith community. Here are five ways you can support them.
The kindness of others is the leading source of hope amidst adversity for U.S. adults, a survey found. Relationships, religious faith and stable finances were the other leading sources.
Polio isn’t a concern in the U.S. these days, but its eradication is a key concern in nations like Afghanistan. With the Taliban now in control, concerns are increasing among health experts.
“The Andy Griffith Show” ended production in 1968, but its charm and homespun wisdom have endured. Could Griffith’s Sheriff Taylor persuade people today to get vaccinated?
Memory is a powerful instrument that requires cultivation and protection, lest it be manipulated to unwholesome ends. How will the 20th anniversary commemorations of 9/11 shape our nation’s future?
“Morning Conversations” provides a reflection on every chapter of Genesis through Ruth, while “Windows on Worship” offers insight and guidance on leading, planning and engaging in Christian worship. Both books are now available in the GFM bookstore.
Much of what is portrayed as Christianity in America is bogus. Using religion as a veneer over a political ideology focused on self-interest and self-preservation, the example and teachings of Jesus are cast aside.
A new law restricting abortion early in pregnancy was signed into law in Texas a few weeks ago. Regardless of one’s personal views on abortion, this legislation should be concerning. Here’s why.
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America. How does one maintain faith and hope in the face of such a diagnosis?
Too often the church in North America has ignored or covered up its abuses and misdeeds. What is the point of baptism if we simply rinse and repeat?
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby emphasized the call of Christians to care for creation in a joint statement.
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America. Where is God? And will God help me? are common questions for people of faith facing such diagnoses.
Spaces dedicated to women and other marginalized populations are rare, particularly in the Christian church. Yet, dismantling patriarchal structures is by no means “women’s work.” It’s human work.