Half of Pastors Worry Speaking Out on Social Issues Will Offend People
Protestant clergy feel the pressure around addressing LGBT identity and same-sex marriage, but that doesn’t mean they’ll change their message.
Protestant clergy feel the pressure around addressing LGBT identity and same-sex marriage, but that doesn't mean they'll change their message.
Valuing Women of Color at Christian Conferences
How evangelical institutions can concretely support their time, intellect, and labor.
Similar to what Kathy said, I have a speaker form on my website— NatashaSRobinson.com—and so whenever someone tries to reach out to me for speaking, and they do that, right?
Worship God at All Times. If Necessary, Use Music.
It turns out the Bible’s idea of worship is mostly about posture, not music or praise.
The word refers to a physical gesture of prostration out of respect and homage Paul's instructions concerning “speaking to/admonishing one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual
Stepping Back Before Speaking Out
In solitude, we turn our face toward God who so loves this world.
Opinion | Discipleship. Stepping Back Before Speaking Out. If we won't be heard, exerting our energy in speaking up usually wears the other person out instead of persuading them.
Scripture Says, ‘Sisters, I’m Talking to All Y’all’
After three decades of Bible reading, I discovered something unexpected about the New Testament’s intended audience.
meaning that every noun can be written in a form which makes it clear you're speaking to it of Bible reading, I had seldom noted this word at all and instead tuned it out (using auditory
God is doing a new thing in the millennial generation through his witnesses.
to our God, to our God forever Forever and ever Oh we pour out our praise The lyrics in the worship songs have experienced God, speaking about his enduring faithfulness, unmatched
Leave Your Righteous Indignation on the Field
Aristotle taught that outrage can be a natural response, but Christ reminds us that it should be rare.
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Christians Are on All Sides of the Immigration Debate
How the church can help Americans better listen to each other on a radioactive topic.
opens up their doors to asylum seekers who've just been let out of detention those pastors have been increasingly making public statements, and producing videos, or speaking at public
Of Truth-Telling and Bridge-Building
How Jesus modeled relationships of surprising frankness and trust.
Of course we all want to be free from the chaos and doubt caused by our sinfulness, but Jeremiah calls out the root problem: “The Cheers to friendship and speaking the truth in love.
When the Government Bans Chaplains from Execution Chambers
A minister to death-row inmates on bearing witness to a prisoner's final moments.
I think sometimes they're overblown, there's a lot of like sky's falling rhetoric out there, and I don't And because I had grown up in the church there was no doubt who is speaking to me.
America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
A deeper problem lies beneath recent stories of swelling rivers, soggy small towns, and feel-good relief efforts.
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Small Groups Anonymous
Why the best church small groups might take their cues from the Twelve Steps.
How and why this transformation comes about is the subject of ongoing study and debate. But generally speaking—and amazingly—AA works. Their drinking is out of control.
Mothers of the Reformation
These early Protestant women saw Luther’s priesthood of all believers as reason to write and teach the Reformation.
Let's look at the work of three women who broke the boundaries of their society by speaking out boldly through print, and how they appropriated Luther's doctrine of the priesthood of all
Delivering a Stillborn Baby Taught Me the Transience of Death
When I found out about my daughter's condition, I felt the destruction of my plans and hopes. But this place of limitation also revealed God’s profound love.
His voice was unduly loud, as if he were speaking to a general audience When I found out about Cerian's deformity and made the decision to carry her to term, I felt the destruction of my
On Mancow, MacDonald, and the Harvest Mess
CT's editor in chief on today's aired remarks.
They base their accusation on the fact that we gave him space on our Speaking Out forum to explain why he believes it is biblical to sue fellow believers.