Thanksgiving Gets the Hallmark Treatment
How sentimentalism distorts the holiday’s past and present.
values, and culture of the United States?” The young people she queried didn't know a great deal about the history of Thanksgiving, but they were pretty sure “the Pilgrims' story mirrored
African Pilgrims Pour into Uganda for Martyrs Day
President wants Protestants to replicate the tourism success of Catholics.
African Pilgrims Pour into Uganda for Martyrs Day. Last year, 500 Catholic pilgrims from Kenya spent more than a month walking 300 miles to reach it for the annual Martyrs Day.
Israel’s 47 Christian Schools Face a Murky Future
Government says promised funds to stave off financial collapse will come soon.
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A Journey as Old as Humanity Itself
What’s behind our timeless fascination with religious pilgrimage?
Truth is, Christians are “pilgrims” (1 Pet. 2:11). Chapter 9, for example, entitled “On the Road,” goes into great detail on how pilgrims would make “preparations” for their journeys.
How we respond to the church in exile?
together and looked to religion for answers. We have to learn how to relate to our culture as an exiled church full of pilgrims. The problem is that a significant
The Colonists’ New Religious Mystery
Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown’s spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating.
Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown's spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating. Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown's spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating.
My Own Pilgrim's Progress
Summoned by God, I learned to follow him in trust and vulnerability, even when I felt displaced.
But one thing is sure: The call came from outside them. Abraham and Sarah did not take a personality or spiritual gifts test and then decide to become pilgrims.
20 Truths from Pioneering Movements by Steve Addison
Jesus founded the greatest movement this world has ever seen. How do we join in?
(28). 8. Peter preached the first missionary message in Jerusalem to the pilgrims gathered from around the world. He told them the last days had begun.
Weekend Edition: October 9, 2015
Pope Francis Paradoxes, ethics for church leadership, and more.
We who believe are here on temporary assignment. We are pilgrims on a journey — passing through as we head towards our eternal home. Our God is on His throne.
Wrestling with Eternity
For many, predestination is a struggle to accept; for Paul, it’s a doctrine of love.
This is no mere philosophical struggle. This is the reality for honest pilgrims who are searching for a pathway through a world teeming with turbulence and unpredictability.
This Thanksgiving, Stop Idolizing the Pilgrims
An evangelical historian teaches us how to think critically about the heroes of our past.
This Thanksgiving, Stop Idolizing the Pilgrims. Surviving records from the Pilgrims actually tell us little about the "first Thanksgiving," tempting folks to fill in details where they don't exist.
What I'm Teaching My Kids About the Fourth of July
Why we celebrate, even in the midst of a complicated history.
I tell them about the Pilgrims leaving England and how over time they formed communities called colonies and they were paying money to England even though England wasn't giving