The Afropean saint is reemerging amid a swelling African diaspora.
It began when I realized the church has always had a process for changing its mind.
Bishop Philipose Mar Chrysostom worked with unlikely partners—including communist leaders in Kerala—to bring about social change.
It’s beautiful when people come together to protect their hungry neighbors. It’s appalling that they have to.
“The coffee is much better now that we attend a Lutheran church,” I told my husband, wailing.
A growing number of Christians are embracing natural burial practices.
Amid our dying empires and institutions, we might recall the story of King Ahab.
As the global population ages, it’s unclear what will bind people to faith.
Scripture is filled with sexual violence. So, we learned, are our own lives.
Felipe Hinojosa profiles resistance movements from the late 1960s and early 1970s, when religion and politics were inextricably linked.
Her epitaph, “She hath done what she could,” says a lot.
I want a sequel where they don’t have to hide their sexuality.
Then I had to learn to love God.
What my bad sermons made bland, our sanctuary made sweet.
My feet hurt. To distract myself, I'm recalling my professional failures.