Challenges of interfaith weddings
Interfaith couples can connect to their traditions and find commonality through symbols, such as a strand of rope that signifies unity and strength.
When worship is the main event
In a culture of personalized weddings, is a very liturgical ceremony simply the church nerd's niche? Or might it function as a corrective?
When my parishioner got ordained online
I realized that she wasn't looking for my help finding a way out of officiating her friends' wedding. What she wanted was my blessing.
Truth telling about Christian marriage
Some ask why a pastor would pass up a chance to draw a young couple into the church. But perhaps that's the wrong question.
Christianity in five objects
A story of Christian life is incomplete if it ignores material things. If we reorient our gaze, we can see faith through embodied practices.
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