Facebook tells me I have 633 friends. Sirach tells me how few of those are faithful friends.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie captures the complexity of gender—and suggests simple ways to negotiate it.
Sarah Arthur and Erin Wasinger write about their experiment in radical faith, one small step at a time.
What counts as truth in a post-truth world? Run the Jewels 3 makes the case that truth sounds like rap music.
How can we live well after 40? asks Barbara Bradley Hagerty. She could have consulted the wisdom traditions.
A friend from seminary visited a couple of weeks ago. Her father-in-law was a pastor in the South, and she had been on a church staff for years before she became a pastor. She talked about how the male pastors of former generations would say that they were going to make visits, and they would spend the afternoon at the golf course.
Jack served the church in countless ways. There's only one thing he wanted in return.
As pastors, we spend a great deal of time sharing in the ongoing lives and adventures of our congregants and community members. We are also called, literally, to come to love and suffer with them when disappointments, disasters or deaths occur.