Common Ground Begins on Higher Ground

Common Ground Begins on Higher Ground

Paul David Hewson is an Irish singer and songwriter from Dublin, Ireland. Paul and his mates began their band, Feedback, in the mid-1970s, performing globally to millions of devoted fans over the decades. While you may not recognize Paul and Feedback, you will...

Meeting on Common Ground of Our Vulnerability

To say the obvious: We live in a time of upheaval and confusion. In response, many people want the church to insulate them from ambiguity and shelter them from anxiety; they want it to be a place where hard questions don’t intrude and disagreements don’t...

How You Can End the Us-vs.-Them War

While in the religion section of Barnes and Noble recently, I found two books that struck me as indicative of America at this juncture. One was titled “Why the Christian Right Is Wrong,” and the other was “God’s Own Party: The Making of the...

Speakers Urge Baptists to Engage with Muslims

During the annual gathering of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, several speakers urged Baptists to understand and engage Muslims to advance the common good in the Middle East. The presentations came during a joint session on Monday of two BWA...