Walking through the battleground of Manassas, Virginia, conjures up visions of what happens when mutual respect breaks down in society.
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In borrowing rituals from religion, Alain de Botton says deeper truth doesn't matter. Is that false?
A one-word change in the parable of the tax collector and the Pharisee could make a world of difference.
It's not mere chance that the Pacific Northwest was spared worse destruction in the storm last week.
When Bible ministry leader Beth Moore spoke out this week about the objectification of women, I remembered something my wife taught me.
Fear leads us away from God, yet it is an emotion we can't avoid. How can we cope?
We all impose our beliefs on others, and are imposed on, whether we'd like to think so or not.
Gardens are a labor of love, imagination, and hope.
I live in an inner-city neighborhood and am pastor of a church here. It is not hell.
It's easier to see God working when we are on the margins—like the Samaritan leper was. I learned this in a psychiatric hospital.
I keep thinking that being effective means big things like starting new organizations. But it's also about relationships.
Putting the truth out there about my tremor has made free in unexpected ways.
Sometimes social media and texting aren't appropriate when someone's grieving. Sometimes they are.
Our family was "that family" in church. I'm sure most of us are familiar with what I mean by "that family." It could be the one that always comes in late, or the one with kids making weird clicking noises during times of silence, or kids who decide the aisle is ripe for a repeat performance of Usain Bolt's gold-medal effort in the 200m.