Do This in Remembrance
Participating in the “high holy day” of American civil religion is beneficial for Christians, so long as we do so thoughtfully.
Chris Gehrz| May 29, 2017. This Memorial Day I'll make what's become an annual pilgrimage, to a place made sacred by the struggles of people like my cousin Mike.
Patriotic Worship is Coming to a Church Near You
Pastors and churches mix patriotism and worship around July 4th.
Sing the Star Spangled Banner at baseball games, football games, Olympics parties, parades, on July 4, Memorial Day, Flag Day and Veterans Day.
Memorial Day 2015: Remembering the Sacrifices Others Have Made
Remember the lives people have given to maintain the freedom we have to worship in this country.
May 25, 2015. Memorial Day. Memorial Day 2015: Remembering the Sacrifices Others Have Made. Memorial Day 2015: Remembering the Sacrifices Others Have Made.
Morning Roundup 7/20/15
Early Church Government; God and America; Fuller and Me
After all, a great number of evangelical churches hold patriotic-themed services on or around holidays such as the Fourth of July and Memorial Day.
Learning to Love the Church
When I became a pastor I didn't like much about the complexities of community in general and of a holy community in particular.
to death on a diet of self. Selfism is suicide. All that is left to this day is a white flower that we call Narcissus, a frail memorial in the cemetery of selfism.
Just a Vessel: Actor Malachi Kirby on ‘Roots,’ Kunta Kinte, and God
The star of the History Channel's "Roots" talks about his faith, his strange route toward his iconic role, and what he learned from playing Kunta Kinte.
We had to be to go through that. The History Channel's remake of Roots premieres on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30 at 9pm ET. Its eight hours will air over four nights that week.
The Forgotten Final Resting Place of William Borden
The most influential missionary of the early 20th century never made it to the mission field.
Today there is a bronze image of Borden in Dwight Hall, joined to a memorial water fountain. It was here Borden held Christian meetings, where they continue to this day. No Regrets.
Morning Roundup 5/26/14
A special Memorial Day Roundup
Morning Roundup 5/26/14. A special Memorial Day Roundup |. Ed Stetzer. Image: Thomas Hawk / flickr. 0; tweet; share; email; print. Memorial Day: Bought with a Price.
Harmony on Earth
On MLK Day, Rethinking Racial Integration
FaithJanuary 18, 2015. Harmony on EarthOn MLK Day, Rethinking Racial IntegrationKevin Brown and King's “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, America still
Guard Your Study Time with a Blowtorch
…and other strategies for becoming a Pastor Theologian.
to make more gains in one week than is possible in four or five one-day units. Gerald Hiestand is the Senior Associate Pastor of Calvary Memorial Church in Oak Park, Illinois and the
Morning Roundup 12/29/14
Rafael Ramos; United Methodist Church; Battlestar Galactica
The visitation will be followed by a memorial service at 7 pm ET and a funeral service Saturday I grew up in sunny southern California, and back in the day, our Cub Scout pack took a
Church Journeys: Journey Church, Fernandina Beach, FL
Last Memorial Day weekend I was in Jacksonville, FL for a family reunion and I stopped by Journey Church.
Last Memorial Day weekend I was in Jacksonville, FL for a family reunion and I stopped by Journey Church. Mar 23, 2014. Church Journeys. Church Journeys
Ten Christian Athletes Who Were Tebowing Before Tebow
Christian sports stars have a long history of using their public platform to display their private faith.
On Memorial Day in 1945, 65,000 people came to the Chicagoland Youth for Christ Rally at Soldier Field to watch him run an exhibition mile. There, Dodd
Bought With a Price
Memorial Day. Memorial Day. For those of you reading this outside of the US, today is Memorial Day-- a holiday celebrating those who died fighting for our country and her freedoms.
Weekly Roundup 5.10.14: Seven Things to Read About Mothers
The history of Mother's Day, mothers and calling, mothers and happiness, and more...
"I hope and pray that someone, sometime, will found a memorial mother's day commemorating her for the matchless service she renders to humanity in every field of life.
Day of the Dead Gets New Life
What does it mean for this Hispanic celebration to go mainstream?
some people might still believe that communion with spirits happens, most that engage in this celebration simply use the day as an occasion to remember—akin to Memorial Day.
How Charleston’s Emanuel AME Spent Sunday after Massacre
Scenes from the hot, crowded, and praise-filled worship in South Carolina.
Even tourists in town for Father's Day weekend stopped by. “How could you be in Charleston today and not come?” one said to me. Memorial prayers in front of the church.