The Common Good

Articles By Bob Smietana

Why powerful people are working to curtail voting rights in America (for certain people, that is). 
A unique faith-based training program in Memphis gives new teachers the skills and community they need to survive and thrive.
Memphis' Congregational Health Network has become a model for how hospitals and faith communities can work together.
A Tennessee church welcomes its Muslim neighbors.
A theological variety show mixes humor, music, and cultural analysis.
A growing number of Nashville-based Christian musicians are discovering that their faith compels them to play and work for social change.
Megachurch leaders Kay Waren and Lynne Hybels confront the challenges of HIV/AIDS, personally and globally.
Should embryos be created for stem cell research?