“It's the nature of the gospel to upend settled views.”
I was outraged. I wanted to burn it all down. I wanted to pray.
An incident in Germany reminded me who we all belong to.
Bearing witness, challenging God, voicing lament
Talking about God in the face of wounds that won’t go away
Sometimes faith is like encountering a grizzly bear.
The advantages of a universal program
On World Communion Day, I sat in the balcony. The view was stunning.
Buddhism offers a clear answer. With Christianity, it’s more complex.
In the stitched-together story of Advent, we wrestle with each other’s certainties.
It’s troubling to imagine the Son of man arriving with criminal intent.
We’re religious about lots of things, says David Zahl. Just not God.
Should scripture inform our ethics? How, and which parts?
The former church planter’s melancholy journey through the Midwest and its faith
Some things are better forgotten, says Lewis Hyde.
African American spirituality and God’s act of solidarity
Roles shift as longtime editor David Heim makes plans to retire