When I was a youth pastor, I was familiar with John 13—but the idea of footwashing freaked me out.
A good joke can reveal the distance between what is and what should be.
As the years passed, Graham’s list of doctrinal dealbreakers got shorter. He kept preaching his simple, nonsectarian call to faith.
Graham's altar calls never featured much fire-and-brimstone rhetoric. Neither does Charlotte Elliott's positive, gentle song.
"Sam," the voice on the phone said, simply. I was transported back 25 years.
Millions of young adults are watching Friends reruns. Why?
One day Bill didn't show up at the church, so we went to find him.
When we give something up, we realize that its goodness doesn't depend on our ownership of it.
People are being persecuted by anti-witchcraft vigilantes. The church can help.
In a time of terror, the seminary needed the contraband words of Gustavo Gutiérrez.