The Bible offers the key ingredient Christians — laypeople, ministers and church leaders alike — need to help them learn to lean upon one another. Each believer is a necessary and vital part of the body of Christ.
Charles Chandler can joke about preachers suffering from "Superman syndrome" since he portrayed the "Man of Steel" when Metropolis, Ill., claimed the status as the superhero's hometown. But while most ministers likely won't have Chandler's opportunity to play the part, often they fall into the
It is Tuesday (Sept. 24), and my ecumenical tour group has completed upwards of two days of travel to reach the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. As I write, we are en route to our first stop in the northwestern corner of the nation.
The world is a messy place. Just look at the national and international news. Natural disasters continue to abound, of course. Always have and always will. In what many of us might regard as one of our most pristine and