At the heart of each lesson is storytelling and wondering.
Resurrection isn’t something we explain. It’s something we live and breathe.
The UMC, a global church, prides itself on its democratic and decentralized polity. All this shapes its response to LGBTQ couples and clergy.
Enemies are real. They are also closer to us than we may care to imagine.
Humility is always a personal act of inner volition.
It’s not that we lack information about religion. It’s that we don’t deeply inhabit the religious stories we do know.
Now it’s my turn to hold the memory of faith for her.
Behind Roma is a complex history of indigenous lives and faiths.
Passing the peace is a word of welcome. It’s also much more than that.
The resurrection is an old, old message. But I need to be reminded.
To love the world as an American black man is a subversive act.
The intertwining of the Catholic Church and politics, from World War I to Trump
How three novelists depict the reality of incarceration
Ilana Kurshan shows how the practice of Daf Yoni gave structure to a life made formless and void.
“To hear that 6 million Jews were murdered is overwhelming,” Rena Quint said. “To hear one story from someone who lived through the Holocaust makes a strong impression.”
At nontraditional congregations popping up across the country, many people have stories of rocky relationships with church. But they felt something was missing when they left.
Over the past two years, the nation’s refugee resettlement system has been slowly dismantled.
“Once we see that our relatives in Myanmar have gotten full citizenship rights,” said one community leader, “no one will have to force us to go back.”
Civil rights advocates called for curbing hate speech online, as the perpetrator’s video continued to circulate on social media.
Shore will deepen relationships with congregations and other ministries served by students of the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
Winbush worked for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and with global organizations, “envisioning together how justice can be lived and reflected in the life of the church,” one colleague said.