St. Patrick’s effective ministry to the Celtic people can show us a path for the here and now.
We have all been adopted into the family of God. But my experiences have given me a deeper understanding of that reality.
What goes into reporting from synod? Glad you asked!
With Dobbs, we now have Pro-life 3.0, a movement that finds itself free to be much more politically creative and nimble, particularly as it works to support women and protect prenatal children at the state level.
I’ve learned that true Christlike listening involves sacrificing my own agenda for an interaction and truly entering into someone else’s story with empathy and compassion.
This cart was built and used regularly by the Métis people of the prairie provinces and early settlers in Canada for transport of goods during the early 1800s.
A YouTube channel offers timely programming for watch enthusiasts.
Economically vulnerable people of color are significantly more anti-abortion than rich white folks are.
The best story that has ever happened to me is the one I almost never tell.
God can do more with this than we can see.
Looking forward, the road is precarious. Many signs indicate we are a denomination in poor health.
As a pro-life activist my whole adult life, I never thought I’d live to see the end of Roe v. Wade, if that’s what this is.
What do we do when the pain and struggle are ongoing, and the happy ending doesn’t appear?
Today, when opinion is taken to be fact and fact taken as opinion, there seems to be a wide array of approaches as to how to deal with change.
There is a well-known sculpture, called The End of the Trail, that exemplifies this theme for Native Americans and Indigenous people.
- April 15, 2022| |
Human language—in all its variety and vitality—is a glorious reflection of our being made in the image of a God who created the world through his word, a God who is the Word.
There was a secret message Jesus wanted to whisper into the hearts of the servants, in the back room where the jars were kept.
I love giving advice. It’s one of my spiritual gifts, my love language, my default mode when someone has anything off-kilter in their life.
- March 25, 2022| |
We believe the answer to this question is in understanding the cultural paradox of our faith.
The imagery of building is not primarily intended to convey physical construction with brick and mortar; rather, building means extending the work of God in the world.
While I’ve come to appreciate the service and its meaning over the years, I admit there’s a tiny sense of dread that goes along with my appreciation.
One recurring question I get as its editor in chief is whether The Banner will ever consider going entirely digital, forgoing its print form.
I discovered that the increase of religious “nones” is strongly correlated with use of new technologies.
Polarization seems to have pervaded every corner of our families, churches, and society.