The evangelical group teaches farming, provides hospitality to newly arrived refugees, and watches the local salmon.
A physical space can be at the vital center of ministry—if you don't make it an idol.
"It's a sin problem," goes the slogan, "not a gun problem." Whatever definition of sin is operative here, it isn't Paul's.
In Genesis, God separates the dry land from the sea. But God also makes marshes, estuaries, and coral reefs.
In occupied Paris, Yo-Yo Ma's father memorized Bach violin sonatas by day so he could play them during the blackout each night.
The March for Our Lives activists are avoiding some of the patterns that have paralyzed previous efforts.
If you have to choose between offering false hope and the truth, go with the truth.
A podcast about Watergate and a TV drama about Weimar Germany remind us that we don't know how our own story will end.
Jesus has gone underground. That's the setting of our Gospel reading this Pentecost.
Christian theology is a love story.
The church organizes its life in the wake of absence.
Catherine Nixey is right: the early Christians were violently destructive. So were the Romans, the Persians, and the plagues that swept across the ancient world.
Both parties advocate freeing individuals to pursue self-interested goals, argues Patrick Deneen. This has fractured society.
Leni Zumas's novel makes a political point. More importantly, it cultivates empathy.
What makes a person able to see evil and stand against it without fear?
Bowler's memoir honestly confronts the pervasive idea that we get what we deserve.
The synagogue at Dura, in present-day Syria, contained three murals recounting the history of Israel from the ancestral period through the exile and resettlement of the land.
Groups are meeting growing interest through efforts such as Friday prayers in Spanish and #TacoTrucksatEveryMosque events to break Ramadan fasting.
Pastors are more likely to say their churches are made up of multiple racial and ethnic groups than they were four years ago.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has likened Turkey's army to Ottoman troops in WWI, calling them martyrs fighting for their religion.
The lifelong AME Church member was at the center of the 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education.
Page, 65, was known for bridging divides in the 15-million-member denomination.
Church elders and an outside firm investigated and cleared Hybels. But recently several former employees went public with their accounts—and doubts about the investigations.