It was the congregation's pro-LGBTQ stance that brought Robbyn Davis-Ellison's family to United Church. The commitment to racial justice kept them there.
"I've learned a lot from working with trees. More important, I've worked with people on imagining how to love each other."
Theological educators don't just teach a particular kind of content. We also model a process for engaging with sensitive issues.
We call God "Father" and "Mother" because children don't say "Parent, Parent." But what will my children call me?
In America, we cherish the inalienable right to have things our way.
Trump and the RNC platform have little to say about climate action. Yet many steps we could take are inherently conservative.
The woman looked at me with fear, pain, and trust—all things that the church has instilled in its faithful all these centuries.
What happens when a congregation's ministry is something we can't see without a rearview mirror?
Eye in the Sky suggests a Godlike view of drone warfare. But what if we consider a different theological angle?
In this week’s Gospel text, the piercing hyperbole about family and discipleship normally receives top billing homiletically. However, I am newly struck by Jesus’ words regarding building a tower.
Jesus offers his unsolicited advice fully aware of the jousting for prominence that occurs in our social spaces. He sees our mad dash to the front row so that we can be seen by the chief executive officer, the potential major donor, or the bishop.
Nineteenth-century agrarians believed that community is more important than the individual and solidarity is more important than profit.
All living things are touched by divine grace—and caught up together in movement toward union with God.
The whole church needs to encounter the courage and truthfulness of the fact that God created us good, to love and be loved.
18th-century colonists drank beer with breakfast and continued throughout the day, with average consumption twice as high as today’s.
Also protesting President Robert Mugabe, Archbishop of York John Sentamu hasn't worn a clerical collar in nine years.