Will congregations allow their pastors to be human? And will pastors themselves be real in ways that are healthy and appropriate?
(RNS) — Several states have passed restrictive abortion bills this legislative session,. Could the passage of these laws ironically lead to a kind of cooperation between the traditional pro-choice and pro-life factions?
Chaos! Boxes everywhere. We wind our way through stacks of boxes to every destination in the house. We are moving. Land-wise the move is not distant, only about 100 miles. Work-wise however, the distance might as well be across the ocean.
(RNS) — When the heartbreaking news came this weekend that Rachel Held Evans had passed away after enduring a medical coma for three weeks, it quickly became clear just how many people she had touched.
(RNS) — When 61% of Americans have seen at least one "Harry Potter" film and just 45% of us can name all four Gospels, it's no stretch to say that Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff are better known in American society than Matthew, Mark,
Nobody likes becoming an outsider. We humans are wired to instinctively avoid it. Perhaps this is why there is a growing lack of curiosity about why people hold different beliefs.
(The Conversation) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says that “Christian faith” can lead one “in a progressive direction.” A century ago these types of views flourished in the Midwest.
(RNS) — As fire devastates the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, the building is as much a symbol of the recent history of the Catholic Church in Europe as it once was a symbol of the Church’s power and cultural supremacy.