We gave our readers a one-word writing prompt: “Lapse.”
We say these words a lot. Lately I’ve noticed what it looks like when we follow through.
I preached a word of judgment. The stranger in the back row heard grace.
The Bible gives no sense that the family is an end in itself.
They need to do it anyway.
This time of year, our inner landscapes can seem as bleak as the outer ones.
Melinda Matsoukas’s film rolls terror and hope into one story.
Jesus knows he’s part of a history, a people’s longing and dreams.
Genealogies suggest a beautiful inevitability even amid political impossibility.
Biblical scholar Mari Joerstad and indigenous activist Nick Estes challenge our human-centered worldview.
Joel Goza explores America’s addiction to racism and racialized poverty.
Searching for the Mary statue from her childhood, Sonja Livingston found much more.
Our lives are shaped by the information we consume—and we can’t do much about it.
Matthew D. C. Larsen challenges long-held assumptions about the Gospels.