The earthiness of Jesus' cure of the blind man in John 9 recalls all of the ways that God uses basic elements in creation and salvation.
Selected posts from around our network of affiliated bloggers
Lent demands that we use our old eyes in new ways.
Organizations rating nonprofits appeal to the results-oriented. But is that what charity is about?
There are people who can't take crisis, but there are others who only show up for that.
It has become trendy to criticize the popular approach to 40-day fasts. But there's still a lot to be said for giving up Oreos or cake.
I'm facing terminal cancer and receiving the prayers of many. Beyond the implicit problems, I've found ways to see what it means to ask God for healing.
In my three-year sojourn with cancer, I’ve faced fears, limits, and questions of who I am now that I can't be a pastor in the ways I once was.
His effect on the people gathered for their morning coffee dazzled me. It felt like we'd been transformed into better versions of ourselves.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a more popular word in evangelical circles today than flourishing. But are the churches described that way avoiding complexity?
If Peter is wrong in his response to his mountaintop spiritual experience—as so many sermons suggest—why doesn’t Jesus rebuke him?