Preaching the blues without despair
America is living stormy Monday while the pulpit is preaching happy Sunday. Can we recover a blues sensibility?
Paul Knitter, Buddhist Christian
"Buddhism has not just provided the flashlight with which I have discovered what was in the Christian basement. It has also added to that basement."
The Holy Spirit in other religions
Could the Spirit's love be poured into the hearts of people untouched by the incarnation? Could non-Christians be lovers of the only God there is?
Ministry on a troubled corner
First church members reclaimed the corner as a peaceful space. Then, as it got colder, they began talking about expanding their ministry.
Gratitude takes practice
The psalmist doesn't tell us to be thankful, but rather to offer thanks. Offer thanks. Bless God's name—even if you don't feel like it.