After riding out the violent tornado that devastated their town in a tunnel under their church, Rev. Wes Fowler knew what to do next: glorify God amid the suffering, and serve those in need.
A spokesman for Christian churches in the Holy Land on Wednesday accused Israel of discriminating against Christian tourists during the normally busy Christmas holiday season.
In this issue of A Public Witness, we countdown the ways the war on Advent is taking off. And while many are accepting the ways of consumerism whole hog, we open up the doors of how the Gospel has a serious message for us in these
In day 19 of our Unsettling Advent devotional series, Amanda Tyler reflects on the difference between QAnon prophecies that led to the Jan. 6 insurrection and the biblical prophecies we read during Advent.
In episode 29 of Dangerous Dogma, Kevin Cosby, president of Simmons College of Kentucky and senior pastor of St. Stephen Baptist Church in Louisville, talks about his new book Getting to the Promised Land: Black America and the Unfinished Work of the Civil Rights Movement.
Contributing writer Sarah Blackwell explores the many ways family traditions and rituals are an important part of faith formation for children. Traditions and rituals allow us to look back and appreciate what has come before as well as contemplate what our own legacy will be.
In day 18 of our Unsettling Advent devotional series, Word&Way Editor-in-Chief Brian Kaylor reflects on violent insurrections during the time of Jesus’s birth and what that can teach us today.
In a video released Tuesday, President Joe Biden spoke directly to the families of those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School nine years ago, saying the nation owed families of mass shootings “more than our prayers. We owe them action.”
For some in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, the senior pastor must be a man, but staff and other pastoral roles can be filled by women. For others, pastoral duties, especially preaching, are limited to men, and women are only allowed to teach the Bible
In day 17 of our Unsettling Advent devotional series, Jennifer Butler reflects on watching the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and how people again misunderstand who Jesus was and what he came to do.