He taught me to live into the rhythms of the Spirit.
May 9, 2013
He wrote and taught like no one else on the 'with-God life.'
May 8, 2013
Learning to lament in the 21st century.
April 29, 2013
Our shallow responses send the message that our faith has no answer for this kind of suffering.
April 10, 2013
Neither life nor death, not even suicide, can separate us from the love of God.
April 9, 2013
The New York Times' controversial Yvonne Brill obit and the sacred call to remember.
April 5, 2013
How the church rallied around the bereaved town.
March 26, 2013
Gilbert Meilaender looks at the case for using science to extend human life.
March 26, 2013
C. Everett Koop on death and dying.
February 25, 2013
Why are we fascinated with the walking dead who want to eat us?
February 1, 2013
Stop glossing over the grief, and the gore, of lives lost.
January 25, 2013
After my own brother's suicide 15 years ago, I should know that locating blame is so often futile.
August 29, 2012
The film screenwriter, who died Tuesday, showed that women can be deadly funny about the fears that haunt us.
June 28, 2012
The site's banning of photos of Heather Walker's dying infant reveals a culture terrified of death.
May 25, 2012
How do you weep alongside the weeping woman while you have a happy, healthy baby bouncing on your hip?
May 11, 2012
Instead of speculating on why T.J. Lane killed three of his classmates, we are better off asking how to grieve the tragedy rightly.
March 1, 2012
We can let this season of Lent be Lent, so that Easter can be Easter.
February 29, 2012
When my family moved my grandma cross-country to a nearby nursing home, I had no idea she would bring with her a reminder of irrevocable loss.
February 7, 2012
Why recent information has shifted discussion about capital punishment away from debating morality and toward exposing abuse in the criminal justice system.
April 12, 2011
Until the story of Aruna Shanbaug, I had never heard the phrase "passive euthanasia," let alone grappled with whether or not I participated in it nearly 20 years ago.
March 14, 2011
The New Testament scholar's impact on so many lives was on display at this weekend's memorial service at Gordon-Conwell.
March 9, 2011
In 'The Undistracted Widow,' Carol Cornish says her husband's death opened a door to dependence on God that marriage had not permitted
December 6, 2010
Lessons from the story of the young mom who killed her baby for interrupting her Farmville game.
November 17, 2010
Jefferson, an eloquent leader of the pro-life movement and the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School, died October 15.
October 22, 2010
What Christians can teach our death-denying culture.
September 7, 2010
What a graying supermodel can teach Jesus' female followers.
August 18, 2010
An excerpt from Shauna Niequist's new book, 'Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way'.
July 23, 2010
A new study shows why caring for aging parents more often falls on women than on men.
June 11, 2010
The Ivy League school's six suicides in six months serve to remind us of the people in our networks who are struggling privately.
March 26, 2010
A lesson in soul care from J. D. Salinger, who lived in seclusion for a half-century.
February 4, 2010
The story of Miep Gies, the Christian Dutch woman who helped hide Anne Frank and preserve her diary, makes me wonder.
January 13, 2010
In our eagerness to assign blame, mothers usually bear the brunt of tragedies like this.
December 9, 2009
Much of my life has been lived in the kinetic shadow of New York City. Last weekend, I owned that city's streets for three hours.
August 21, 2009
Remembering the devout Catholic's tireless work for people whose lives were often seen as worthless.
August 14, 2009
What George Sodini's journal reveals about women and violence.
August 12, 2009
Well acquainted with suffering, Guthrie offers Jesus' words of comfort in her most recent work.
July 14, 2009
Behind the stark symbol of her videotaped death is one vibrant life snuffed out and a family in mourning.
June 24, 2009
Why I got a second tattoo after the first one was a complete mess.
April 20, 2009