We youth ministers have often tried to make our ministries cool enough to compete. But every teen knows that the church is not cool.
I recently watched my granddaughter and other teens with Down syndrome perform Shakespeare—with emotion, wit and passion.
The sequester cuts are a supreme case of Washington dysfunction. Yet Congress is actually quite capable of getting some things done.
When I open the sanctuary doors in the morning, I see the face of Christ in the shadow side of the welfare state.
One of the premier pleasures of reading is finding a new author. I recently discovered George Saunders's comic touch and sympathetic characters.
Diehards may not like Lizzie Bennet Diaries' changes to Austen. But the fun lies in considering the choices involved in cultural translation.
Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith render things – a graveyard walk, a dream about an elevator, a Neil Young song – into something else entirely.
Forty-two percent of U.S. marriages are interfaith. Naomi Schaefer-Riley convinced me that this is one of the biggest stories in religious life.