And why, in comparison, the suburbs so often feel flat.
June 27, 2013
A woman's take on the New Radicals.
May 21, 2013
And you want our common-good cash, right?
April 25, 2013
Detroit native Timothy Addy says his Handyman Ministries provides a doorway into people's lives.
February 1, 2013
In a city Billy Graham called one of the most divided he'd ever seen, a new church-unity movement is all the more profound.
February 1, 2013
Tim Keller shows how the seeds of gospel transformation can take root in rocky secular soil.
January 4, 2013
How my Christian community used a plot of land to plant community in an isolated neighborhood.
December 17, 2012
Tell us about the common-good decisions you or others have made on behalf of your city..
September 14, 2012
Suburban poor change the direction of ministry.
November 10, 2011
The forgotten rural poor face desperate challenges.
January 4, 2011
Urban, suburban, and rural churches respond to new challenges in a less mobile era.
July 23, 2010
What should we think about a deity who gives us sticks of dynamite to play with?
August 13, 2009
How does the biblical storyline relate to America's all-time-low moving rate?
May 4, 2009
African American churches leave the inner city for the suburbs.
December 30, 2008
Minnesota's Twin Cities are home to a feisty collection of influential churches.
October 22, 2008
A Washington church sparks residents' anger by hosting the homeless.
September 2, 2008
Influential megachurch moves away from seeker-sensitive services.
May 15, 2008
The Suburban Christian is a sympathetic analysis.
February 12, 2007
The author of Death by Suburb
July 13, 2006
Too many suburban Christians are in the world—and also of it.
July 1, 2006
How one ministry partners with churches to put the homeless back on their feet.
February 1, 2006
How 575 suburban teens underwrote a medical clinic, schoolhouse, and a year's supply of food for a village in Zambia—with money to spare.
August 10, 2005
"The land of SUVs and soccer leagues tends to weather the soul in peculiar ways, but it doesn't have to"
July 1, 2003