The most useful essays in this new collection are the ones that tell stories from parish ministry.
Frances FitzGerald gets the religious right wrong—along with the evangelical tradition generally.
When our church received a windfall, we tried an experiment.
The social media feeds of my left-leaning friends reveal an ongoing shock at the character and politics of mainstream Christianity in the United States. But many followers of Jesus have known for a very long time that western Christianity was severely diseased.
In the wake of violence, pastors have to lead people out of hell. Jesus has been there.
When our evangelism focuses on apologies instead of God’s grace, we're burying the lede.
Within a few decades, a third of all Catholics will live in Africa.
We should limit political activity by churches—but not speech from the pulpit.
Heather Bradley and Miriam Bamberger Grogan offer a hard-working playbook for addressing ministerial overload.