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.
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
It took only ten years to erect a memorial to the victims of September 11, Stevenson is fond of saying, and yet to this day there is no national monument to slavery. Image: Courtesy EJI.
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.
‘Blade Runner 2049’ Finds Hope Within Its Bleak Dystopia
Denis Villeneuve's ambitious sequel is a life-affirming spectacle of noir and neon.
The box is buried beneath a graying tree with a date etched into its roots as a memorial. subtly subversive ideas to offer both a critique and an alternative ethic for our present-day culture
Responses to our September issue.
Greg Bowman, Salem, OH. Whoever decided to put the tiny, printed 4,000 names of those who were lynched as a backdrop memorial for the article is a genius. I pray this day comes.
Gleanings: November 2017
Meanwhile, Lee's former church voted to change its name from RE Lee Memorial Episcopal Church to Just before Labor Day, a federal judge struck down a US Department of Labor
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.
How Churches Can Partner with Outside Counselors
It’s about supplementing, not replacing, pastoral care.
At Calvary Memorial, there is a small library to help supplement counseling conversations. Most folks who need to meet with a counselor work during the day, and thus can only meet in
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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