Our Anti-Intellectual Heritage
The history and beliefs of the Pentecostal movement, often shared by evangelicals, hold the seeds of a bias against the life of the mind.
Community In, Not Of, Capitalism
Our modern notions of money and possessions blind us to the reality that everything belongs to God and therefore our church community.
One Way, Many Views
What we believe about the Bible says a lot about how we interact with other faiths.
Into the Wonder
You won't understand the genius of C. S. Lewis's literary criticism, satire, science fiction, and theological essays until you spend time in Narnia.
Running to Prison
Doing what Jesus says doesn't make any sense, but—if you actually try it—it works.
God's New Family
Rethinking Jesus' words. "Woman, behold thy son … behold thy mother." An excerpt from The Seven Last Words from the Cross.
Advent's Spiritual Pilgrimage
The birth of Christ is only the final stop when meditating this holiday season. An excerpt from Ancient-Future Time: Forming Spirituality Through the Christian Year.
At The Shawmut River Baptist Church, worship and preaching are saturated with the familiar, the at-home.