The Gift of Seeing
To see the potential and dignity in every person is a gift we must receive and then cultivate.
the elevator, on the commuter train, in the hallways at work or in In our honest moments we may have to say, as Bartimaeus did by what follows: "Once more Jesus put his hands on the
A New Guild Aims to Equip Women and Amplify Orthodoxy
An interview with Pelican Project members Karen Swallow Prior, Kristie Anyabwile, and Tish Harrison Warren.
That's one of the stated commitments of the group. Part of our work is to put good resources and books by women into the hands of local pastors and leaders.
What We Long for the Church to Do about Sexual Violence
Four practical steps churches can take to eliminate sexual violence.
our first article we shared lessons taken from our work as mental constrain truth-telling in the stories of our congregations. particularly when violations have come at the hands of church
I Told My Husband I Had Feelings for Another Man
When we finally spoke face-to-face, his exact words were, “I get it. He’s scratching an itch that I can’t right now.”
Our parting was casual and friendly. We didn't hug or shake hands. Before I even put my key into the ignition, I reached for my phone, called Peter at work, and told him about the
James MacDonald Takes ‘Indefinite Sabbatical’ from Harvest Bible Chapel
The founding pastor will step back as his megachurch undergoes a peacemaking process to address criticism.
to securing a healthy succession that sets all our ministries up of extended sabbatical, during which Harvest will be in capable hands. and Kathy as we step away from the work, so God
God’s Call to a Reluctant Suburbanite
I craved life in a city center or a rural idyll. He wanted me to hunger after him instead.
All places can be holy ground when we choose to pay close attention to the ways God is already at work. So we open our hands, we get moving on our walking paths, we make room
Giving Until It Hurts
God sent his only Son. Why couldn’t I let my husband donate a kidney?
The nurse hands my husband a bag for personal belongings and a not intended to be the roadblock to this good work, but this back: “What if you and everyone else in our lives never
Our Favorite Heresies of 2018: Experts Weigh In
Scholars explain what is most discouraging and encouraging about Ligonier theology survey that found 3 out of 4 US evangelicals are “Arians.”
But church leaders ultimately kept the initiative solely in God's hands.). This survey indicates that what is at work in many often struggle to see how theology connects to our ongoing lives
Max Lucado Reveals Past Sexual Abuse at Evangelical #MeToo Summit
(UPDATED) Beth Moore and other leading Christian survivors don’t just want to take the church to task. They also believe it plays a key role in helping victims heal.
preacher, who survived sexual abuse at the hands of family it's really important that we're not abdicating our responsibility to Through that relationship and ministry work—Salguero is an
Unmarried and Undaunted
How singleness can inspire faithful service and hope for the Resurrection.
witnesses in the world. How the world responds, of course, is ultimately outside of our hands. We trust the Holy Spirit to do his work. And so I think the
How Poetry Quiets the ‘Pandemonium of Blab’
Poet Christian Wiman helps us tune our ears to silence, so God's voice won't be lost in the noise.
thirty-eight when I realized not a word I wrote was going to last.” This book asks us to consider that not only will our bodies die but so will much (perhaps all?) of the work of our hands.
John Inazu: Why I’m Still Confident About ‘Confident Pluralism’
The past two years have only strengthened my belief that tolerance, humility, and patience can help heal our fractious public life.
that God holds our lives and our world in his hands. of acknowledging those around us who call us to our better selves the headlines, but their good and ordinary work accomplishes the
I Found Hope in My Husband’s Chronic Illness
Disability changed our family. It also brought us closer to these three Christian truths.
Yet we live on this side of heaven and can only see the beginning of Christ's work—what is But unfortunately, the crush of the “not yet” can cause the “already” to lie limp in our hands.
What We Long for the Church to Know about Sexual Violence
Abuse can skew more than just a survivor's relationship with the church.
eyes fixed on a cross, while his priest's hands fondled his Her work supports the healthcare and educational objectives of faith Our Fathers: The Secret Life of the Catholic Church in an
Do All Plants Go to Heaven?
Where there may be room for GMOs and other modern agriculture in the New Jerusalem.
It's unclear from Scripture just what role human hands will have But the little we do know certainly engages our imaginations to New Jerusalem will be a place where his work is brought
Why a Compassionate Baptist Pastor Led a Revolution
John Chilembwe’s revolt against colonial Britain failed, but he is still hailed as a hero in Malawi.
and often criminal treatment” Africans had received at the hands of their those around us and push to ensure that our brothers and You can learn more about his work and writing at www
One-on-One with Philip Ryken on the Gospel in North America
"Preach that gospel to yourself every day and share it with others as generously as you can."
Philip: Although I have long admired the work of the Lausanne are rarely willing to take spiritual risks in our personal relationships. Remember that the Word of God in the hands of the
Myers-Briggs and Other Mirrors for the Soul
A new history of the ubiquitous personality test sheds light on what it can and can’t deliver.
to questions about my preferences for social situations, hobbies, work environment, and Learning our type, in essence, is equivalent to gazing into a It hands us a diagnosis, not a cure.