As things begin to heat up on the immigration debate in Congress, the role of the church will be significant.
Few biblical figures stand out for their bravery as Esther does. Faced with a looming order for the systematic extermination of her people, she risked her life and broke the silence.
The world stood at attention as President Obama gave a historic speech to the Muslim world. In mainstream U.S.
"Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord." (1 Corinthians 1:31, NRSV)
Raising one half-African son and one of mixed European descent posed both ordinary and unique parenting challenges for my husband and me.
It is undeniable that the Palestinian people - Muslim and Christians - have suffered in pursuit of a homeland. For more than 60 years they have endured the pain of dislocation.
I heard a preacher once say, "Don't let facts blind you to the truth." What did he mean? Facts, misunderstood or taken out of context, can take us further away from, rather than closer to, truth.
"The Bible knows nothing about peace without justice," said that great prophet of joyful restorative justice, Desmond Tutu, when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
Despite the repeated attempts of former President George W.
As friends and I met for dinner to enjoy pictures of mutual friends' wedding, their four-year old joined in the fun.