And some ideas for expanding that welcome
Martha hears Jesus’ promise, but she has a brother whose body is starting to decay.
The light of the world illumines those who are open but is opaque to those who claim powerful position.
What wisdom can Christians find in Jesus’ meal-gathering around a religious holiday of his people?
Iconoclasm isn’t just an expression of anger. It’s how we try to make new worlds.
Michelle Huneven’s homage to church life
A novel posing as a memoir that is really a sympathetic comedy
When my parishioner returned to church, she seemed to have crossed a threshold that revealed her true self.
The church is a body: scarred and punctured but feeling its way through the world.
Why are so many Christians opposed to science and captivated by conspiracy theories?
Becoming a people together
Gordon Lathrop roots his case for in-person worship in scripture and Lutheran tradition.
If God gives growth and growth means change, the implications are broad.
Evangelism has become a dirty word among progressive Christians. But don’t we have good news to share?
Clergy burnout happens when churches expect pastors to do everything and pastors oblige.
Ritual and justice don’t exist in a push-pull relationship.
David Bentley Hart’s apocalyptic view of tradition
Hart believes that John Henry Newman and those quick to invoke him rely too much on a gaze backward into the past.