Contributing writer Sarah Blackwell explains how cross country running provides valuable lessons in raising children. In an age of helicopter parenting, she details the ways that kids can benefit from parents who act more like a cross country coach.
Christopher Dixon reflects on how churches have served as as a sanctuary for children from the complete nonsense of all types — sexual, political, monetary, and otherwise — served to them 24/7 everywhere else.
Contributing writer Laura Levens asserts that the purpose of history is not for telling tales of victorious nations and churches. Rather, the purpose of history is a commitment to deal with the complexities of the past, so that we might understand and address present realities
Contributing writer Rodney Kennedy focuses on a biblical perspective concerning anti-vaxxers, anti-maskers, anti-climate change, and anti-government Americans. At some level, we all know that the evidence of Scripture – from the Law to the Gospel, from the prophets to Paul – goes against our violent,
Columnist Chris Dorsey explores how many Christians remain staunchly committed to, or at least tacitly accepting of, the unbridled pursuit of wealth. As a Christian leader, he is uncomfortable with the uncritical alignment between faith and profit found in the “entrepreneurial spirit.”
Juliet Vedral explores why, for people of faith, watching Dear Evan Hansen is worth your time. The film is beautifully reminiscent of God’s unconditional love and grace and also serves as a hopeful story for teens struggling with anxiety and depression.
Columnist Sarah Blackwell implores us to pay closer attention to the subtle signs and places around us. When we do this we are more aware of a gentle prodding from above or heed the feeling inside that things are not right. Most importantly, we learn
Columnist Greg Mamula details a conversation that moved beyond current burdens into a realm of hope. During a recent meeting with other pastors, the discussion about Matthew 11 was so rich and encouraging that he decided to share it here.
Columnist Bruce Frogge considers what it would be like to break ties with Christianity. Have Christian ministers making a national name for themselves by offering religious exemptions to anyone seeking to avoid vaccine directives or mask mandates stretched the Big Tent of Christianity to its
Columnist Rodney Kennedy argues that the church has a thinking problem when it comes to the poor. The same ideas keep popping back up generation after generation going all the way back to Pharaoh. So, how do we rewrite the playbook?