How Single Women Help New Moms Make It Through
Their unexpected ministry cuts across life stages.
But the Scriptures “consistently paint a picture of interconnected community … where we find ourselves in day-in and day-out partnership with others.”.
Opinion | Church
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
Opinion | Church. Why 'Being Christian Without the Church' Fails the Good Friday Test. According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
Learning to Love Modern Day Lepers
As Christian doctors and development workers take on tuberculosis, trust is key to the cure.
Family members might refuse to eat with them or to sit in a room with them, and they aren't welcome at community events or even offices and schools.
Opinion | Church
Breaking Bread with Broken People Brings Wisdom
Scripture calls us to seek God’s goodness in community, not in private.
Wisdom. Scripture calls us to seek God's goodness in community, not in private. Christ. He's also affirming the importance of seeking wisdom through community.
Churches That Play Together Stay Together
Pastors report the congregational gains of letting loose as a body.
“One of the signs of healthy community is laughter and the ability to have fun together,” said Ondřej Szturc, preacher at Evangelical Christian Fellowship in Hairov, Czech Republic.
Opinion | Church
Jan Peterson: My Life as a Pastor’s Wife
Eugene and I spent years serving others. Our giving often multiplied itself in unexpected ways.
I had recently been confirmed in the Presbyterian church and was involved in youth fellowship, where a lot of Our friend David and his wife, Janet, were part of our church community.
How BSF Saved Sandi Patty
In her new book, “The Voice,” the award-winning singer reflects on Bible Study Fellowship’s role in her faith formation.
a Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) group at her home church in Indiana. Her new book, The Voice, details the dramatic change that came through studying Scripture in community, being
Opinion | Church
Four Lies That Keep Us from Church
These common untruths prevent us from fully participating in the body of Christ.
I'm already part of a community of people with whom I have a lot in common. In the age of rising secularism, there are plenty of communities that can serve as church substitutes.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Girl, Get Some Footnotes: Rachel Hollis, Hustle, and Plagiarism Problems
“Girl, Stop Apologizing” strikes a chord with women. But its message of success hits the wrong note and borrows heavily from others.
“Girl, Stop Apologizing” strikes a chord with women. But its message of success hits the wrong note and borrows heavily from others.
Community Home Offers ‘Boot Camp’ for Pregnant Moms
How a residential program in Virginia goes beyond crisis pregnancy aid.
Reporting. Community Home Offers 'Boot Camp' for Pregnant Moms. This “dry” period helps break addictions and encourages authentic community and connection.
Opinion | Sexuality
How to Evangelize Your LGBT Neighbors
When Christians live communally, outsiders find intimacy within the family of God.
No one feels this tension more than Christian parents whose children are, for a season—perhaps for a very long season— lost to the LGBT community and its values.
Margaret Feinberg: Scripture Is My Food for Thought
A conversation with the author of ‘Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.’
A conversation with the author of 'Taste and See: Discovering God among Butchers, Bakers, and Fresh Food Makers.'.
Opinion | Church
Why I Don’t Sit With My Husband at Church
Five reasons to separate from your spouse—and sometimes your kids—on Sunday mornings.
as God desires to lead us to a knowledge of genuine Christian fellowship, so surely Disillusionment, argues Bonhoeffer, is not the end of Christian community but rather the entry point.
Opinion | Discipleship
The Bible’s Best Description of Salvation Is a Phrase We Rarely Use
How Paul points the way to a fresh way of seeing faith.
The church is not merely a building or a community of people—it exists in union with Christ, and union with Christ means that you can't say “Jesus, yes.
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.
Two years ago, Karen Swallow Prior started fielding phone calls from women who all expressed the same desire: to find community among women united in their orthodox belief.
Opinion | Discipleship
What Advent Waiting Means for Singles
In the midst of relational uncertainty, this season invites me to savor God’s goodness.
In the midst of relational uncertainty, this season invites me to savor God's goodness.
Opinion | Church
Give Thanks for What Others Have That You Don’t
This Thanksgiving, praise God for other people’s blessings—even the ones you wish for.
This Thanksgiving, praise God for other people's blessings—even the ones you wish for.
Opinion | Discipleship
Joni Eareckson Tada: Suffering Helps Me See Heaven
I used to wonder why Paul calls hardships “light and momentary.” Years of affliction opened my eyes to his insight.
I used to wonder why Paul calls hardships “light and momentary.” Years of affliction opened my eyes to his insight.
Opinion | Discipleship
Pilgrim’s Progress: How Restlessness Leads Us to Jesus
Exile is part of the Christian experience. But our wandering is not without a destination.
You might say wandering is in my blood. My Jewish forebears learned many generations ago that being anchored in a community was a luxury reserved for others.
Opinion | Family
How to Stay Married When You’re Stuck Between Needy Teens and Aging Parents
When my father fell ill, these three tools helped sustain my faith—and my marriage.
husband. Look to the Body of Christ. Coming to terms with our limitations and neediness ushers us into the place we most need to be: in community.
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