Watching 'Chi-Raq' During Advent
Spike Lee's latest joint is here to teach us what lament really looks like.
Watching 'Chi-Raq' During Advent. Spike Lee's latest joint is here to teach us what lament really looks like. Alissa Wilkinson/ December 7, 2015. Watching 'Chi-Raq' During Advent. 1 of 4.
Wheaton College, Larycia Hawkins to ‘Part Ways’
Provost says he asked tenured professor for forgiveness, withdrew termination process.
Sojourners why she wanted to stay at Wheaton, as well as why she has no regrets over the December act that precipitated her theological scrutiny: wearing a hijab during Advent as an
A Christmas Guide To Family Worship
This Christmas season, how might we lead our families to remember Jesus?
Dec 4, 2015. Advent. A Christmas Guide To Family Worship. He is the author of an Advent devotional called The Expected One, which you can purchase here.
Wheaton Faculty Council Unanimously Asks College To Keep Larycia Hawkins
(UPDATED) 78 Wheaton professors affirm Hawkins's theology. Diversity committee raises discrimination concerns.
theological statements that seemed inconsistent with Wheaton College's doctrinal convictions, and is in no way related to her race, gender or commitment to wear a hijab during Advent
The Top 20 Most-Read Gleanings of 2015
The 50 countries where it's most difficult to be a Christian, 'The Boy from Heaven' retracts his story, Elisabeth Elliot passes through gates of splendor, and more.
2) Wheaton College Suspends Hijab-Wearing Professor After 'Same God' Comment. Larycia Hawkins said she wanted to show Advent solidarity with Muslims.
The Year in Liturgical Cinema: Ordinary Time
Film will always have an escapist quality to it, but it can also emphasize the beauty and transcendence of the everyday.
Sometimes it seems like the “exciting” moments in our liturgical calendar— Advent and Pentecost, Lent and Easter—are more significant, the most spiritual.
Always Advent and Never Christmas?
Getting serious about the season of preparation? Don’t skimp on the celebration.
Always Advent and Never Christmas? Getting serious about the season of preparation? Andie Roeder Moody/ December 18, 2014. Always Advent and Never Christmas? Shutterstock.
A Doctor's View on Hormonal Contraception
The ethical and personal questions that arise with the advent of hormonal contraceptive methods.
The ethical and personal questions that arise with the advent of hormonal contraceptive methods. Family; SexualityMarch 12, 2015. A Doctor's View on
Have a Wonder-full Christmas Season
What my children have taught me about wonder and waiting.
What better time than Advent and Christmas to consider what children have to teach us about the world around us. Still, in Advent what do I usually wonder about?
Our Own Kind of Time
Entering Advent and getting caught up in the church calendar.
Dec 15 2014. Entering Advent and getting caught up in the church calendar. Somewhere along the way, my new year's day became the first Sunday of Advent, no longer January 1.
Joy in the Bleak Midwinter
When the weather and the news lead us toward despair, we can still choose to rejoice.
It was fitting weather, I suppose, for Advent, a season when we sing carols that are filled with longing, a time when we are told to watch and to wait. But as a backdrop for Christmas?