In some ways, 2010 was a great year for evangelicals who have longed for the church to stand for just and compassionate immigration reform.
This past week I was afforded a sneak peek at the forthcoming PBS documentary The Calling, a two-night event abou
As we continue to live within the ever-increasing multi-ethnic and multicultural reality, it is more and more obvious that the "black and white" matrix of the American Christian church is outdated.
Many people grew up enjoying the song, "Zacchaeus was a wee little man," celebrating this beloved story of Jesus and a tax collector.
In the last few weeks, as seems to happen every election year, both parties along with some pastors and churches are stretching (or
Humility is not easy.
The earliest representations of Jesus show him eating and healing. In both instances, those who shared the scenes with Jesus included misfits, outcasts, the infirm, and the impoverished.
Several years ago, I spent several hours/week doing research (and meeting with other pastors) about pastoral health and vitality for my denomination.