I am curious as to why Jesus, in this instance, chose to emphasize love, rather than faith or belief, as the key to salvation.
Relationships can withstand tremendous amounts of hard truths, but they collapse quickly under the weight of deception.
Bees create some of the most incredible homes on the planet.
Why do some Christians who are generally opposed to abortion allow for abortion in the case of pregnancy due to rape? Isn’t that a double standard?
Some have called this tournament the greatest week in baseball.
She offered the sparkling gold ring one last time before getting into the car.
To read the Hebrew prophets is to recognize that to be chosen is a fearful responsibility.
Certainly there were enjoyable moments reminiscent of synods past, but this was the most brutal of the four synods I have yet attended.
May this 2002 synodical report guide us in leading with compassion and help bridge the divisions among us.
Now, 1,283 miles away and three years into college, when my alarm sounds on Sunday mornings, enthusiasm deflates into dread.
I wish the Parable of the Prodigal Son went just a little longer.
I’m not sure when it dawned on me that I had embraced pretty deep racist attitudes expressed unconsciously in regular behavior.
One of the ways I’ve identified with my Nêhiyaw culture is to come to appreciate burning sweetgrass and sage.
The ground glimmered with the soft light of disturbed glowworms, which are actually firefly larvae.
This plant can’t be left to its own devices or it will overtake every inch of ground it can.
I tested positive for sin.
The unity the Bible demands in our situation is not the unity of moderates. There are two kinds of biblical unity.
The fact that more people—almost 200 more—participated in this year’s survey is heartening. Check out some of the results here.
- The James Webb Space Telescope shows us even more of God’s creation
Telescopes help us discover God’s order in the universe, and the people who designed them used God’s laws for the universe to create these tools.
At the start of Ordinary Time, the church is encouraged to embrace a spirit of patient curiosity as it participates in the mysterious life of the Trinity.
There is little quiet time anymore.
The more I dive into the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37), especially into its cultural context, the more I find it challenging.
We need to know that our prayers make a difference, but prayer is not magic or manipulation.
If you are not careful, these whisperings might build up to a debilitating depressive episode.