When we baptize, we baptize individual people who have names.
From the Editor/Publisher
Peter W. Marty reflects on signs of grace and explores Christian witness
The controversy over athletes kneeling during the national anthem reveals America's unholy trinity of patriotism, militarism, and sports.
The senator's questioning of a Catholic judicial nominee misrepresented the nature of faith—and overstepped the spirit, at least, of the Constitution.
Our staff operates under the premise that life is never dull.
When toxicity grows gradually, we get used to it. But we don't have to.
In worship, our moral compass is recalibrated—with the help of others.
I used to think racism could be surgically removed. But it's not that easy.
True character is only formed over long periods of time.
Wishes are about what we want. Hope is about what God wants.
Small words can say a lot about how we see our place in the world.
God works in mysterious ways, not sadistic ones.
Trump says pastors are bullied and silenced. That comes as a surprise to me.
Why are there only 12 disciples? Will we be with our families in heaven? Does God think pineapple should go on pizza?
Well-aligned spokes make a bicycle wheel true. Truthful living gives a person credibility.
These are not poetic times. We live and breathe prose.