We gave our readers a one-word writing prompt: “door.”
"Write down one thing you are thankful for," said my friend. "Just one."
I'm authorized to open seals, drive the chariot of fire, and pour out bowls of judgment. But wrestling someone?
Sometimes prayer takes us where we don't intend to go.
The annual ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids brings artwork—and artists—into places of worship.
In the New Testament, the word door has many meanings.
A new plan from the Center for American Progress shows how health-care reform could go big—while also limiting the mess it makes.
The preacher maintains a sacred conversation between God and the congregation.
Getting millions of Americans to consider the merits of black armed revolution against global oppression is no small feat.
The "jobsworth" and the good shepherd.
Our risen savior has taste buds and a digestive tract.
Neuroscientist Abigail Marsh documents fascinating discoveries about how our brains process fear.
Melanie Harris claims that abuse of the earth parallels the injustices faced by women of color.
Four books on congregations in decline, and what pastors can do
Svetlana Alexievich tells the stories behind Russia's wartime psychology.
The school superintendent's prayer during a mandatory meeting sparked tensions in McKinney, Texas.
The temperature was below zero the night three stranded youths broke into the church hall and burned hymnals and furniture.
Jonathan Greenblatt, director of the Anti-Defamation League, is calling on “all public figures” to speak out against intolerance.
The movement reveres and follows the teachings of an 85-year-old Saudi Arabian cleric.
Mosques and cemeteries were destroyed—and possibly evidence of mass graves.
The two dozen centers across the country want to cast off the perception that evangelicals are anti-intellectual.
Coming from Ghana, Essamuah views himself as a “bridge builder” between churches in the Global North and Global South.
Ray has "a deep awareness" of where theology intersects with race, politics, and culture.
Greta Lindecrantz sees her work in legal defense as opposing execution as punishment, her pastor said, so she doesn't want to aid the prosecution.