Triumphalist uses of John 3:16 contradict the verse's historical context.
Is relating to God a fundamental need?
Biblical theologian Christa McKirland argues that it is.
Many professions require testing—including Son of God.
Remember you are dust, and to dust you will return. But my sermons!
While teaching in a prison, I got to know a gardener.
When my parishioner returned to church, she seemed to have crossed a threshold that revealed her true self.
When our beloved buildings are gone, what will endure is relationship.
The church is a body: scarred and punctured but feeling its way through the world.
If God gives growth and growth means change, the implications are broad.
What if we did asystematic theology?