Americans have become accustomed to picking and choosing among religious traditions and practices. But some have taken religious pluralism in a deeper and more radical direction.
With its widening gap between the rich and the poor, the decline of its middle class and crises in its health care and educational systems, the U.S. is no longer the golden land of opportunity.
He finished seminary at the head of his class and could have gone on to earn a Ph.D. But he wanted to serve a local congregation--preferably a small one.
The hymn "Tukutendereza Yesu" is a staple of Kenya's booming Christian music industry. Across modern East Africa, the song is hard to avoid. But just why is it so successful?
It was not Paul's worldly status and gifts that resulted in Corinthian faithfulness, but his weakness.
Adults underestimate children's capacity to experience God and reflect on that experience. This inhibits the gifts children and the church can bring to each other.
MacDonald's biting critique is must reading. But missing from the book is the experience of hope that comes from the redemption of long-term service.
Lonely Avenue recalls beautiful-mess collaborations along the lines of Van Dyke Parks and Brian Wilson.