inspiration

Jeannie Choi 12-16-2010
Felipe Matos, 24, was sent to the United States from the slums of Brazil by his mother who longed for him to find a better life and achieve his dreams.
Nontando Hadebe 5-26-2010
During my recent visit to Zimbabwe, a headline caught my eye: "Worst Exam Results Ever!" The pass rate was 27% for national examinations held at the end of primary school (after seven years of scho
Nadia Bolz-Weber 2-10-2010

This week my friend Sara reminded me that the really amazing thing about 1 Corinthians 13 is that even hundreds of thousands of schlocky wedding and inspirational posters and bad Christian coffee mugs can't kill it. Paul's hymn to love is perhaps one of the most recognizable texts in the New Testament. And it is really beautiful

Cesar Baldelomar 2-05-2010
In a recent interview with Commonweal magazine, renowned Catholic theologian David Tracy argued that theological discourse, with its accompanying jargon and disputes about certain doctrina
Aaron Taylor 11-03-2009
Every three years, young evangelists from around the world gather in Portland Oregon to attend a conference put on by the Next Generation Alliance, an organization dedicated to mentoring the next g
Diana Butler Bass 9-29-2009

ABC's Nightline has been running a series on the Ten Commandments in which they explore the issues and dimensions of each commandment in contemporary society.

Joel C. Hunter 7-01-2009

I loved that movie with Mandy Moore about a terminally ill preacher’s daughter who tutored a rebellious peer.

Cathleen Falsani 7-01-2009

Patience may be a virtue, but it’s definitely not my strong suit. I hate to wait. H-A-T-E it.

Richard Schiffman 7-01-2009

To you who are lost today
like a needle in a haystack, reading this poem alone.
Alone, brother island, sister moon. The ocean is big,

Seventeen activists and church leaders talk about the disciplines that keep them girded for the struggle.

Timothy King 6-18-2009
I have never met you but I have to thank you. You are half a world a way but I'm watching you on TV, reading blogs, looking at pictures and following your Twitter updates.
Michaela Bruzzese 6-01-2009
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for June.
Annie Deppe 6-01-2009

A grace of green, the underleaf
of olive, the birdsong’s
cradling. It’s as though

Michaela Bruzzese 1-01-2009
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for January.
Michaela Bruzzese 12-01-2008
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for December.

Imperfection is the place where the spirit enters,
the small hole in your shirt, the loosening threads
of carpet, the ache in your soul for forgiveness.

Carol Tyx 3-01-2008

Like the iris
in the side yard,
I have stopped blooming.
Dig me up, O Spirit,
and split me; where I have grown
calloused, break me open;

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