Soong-Chan Rah 11-05-2009
Wednesday afternoon I was part of a conversation with the authors of Deadly Viper (and Chris Huertz) and a number of Asian-American leaders.
Edward Gilbreath 11-04-2009
One of the toughest parts of being the author of a book about racial reconciliation is that when the latest racial incident flares up, everyone expects you to chime in with your two cents.
Ryan Beiler 10-30-2009
I had starting writing this post last night, before receiving G
Efrem Smith 10-12-2009
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke often of something he called the beloved community. This was the title given to describe a reality in which freedom, love, justice, and reconciliation would reign.
Efrem Smith 10-01-2009
I was recently talking with a European-American friend of mine who is also an evangelical. I am African-American and evangelical.
Gareth Higgins 09-30-2009
I'm reluctant to comment regarding film-maker Roman Polanski's arrest and the attempt to extradite him to the U.S.
Diana Butler Bass 09-29-2009

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.

Rabbi Arthur Waskow 09-23-2009

During these days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Jews are called on to reexamine our own actions -- our "missings of the mark." The emphasis is on OUR sins -- not those of individuals alone, but of the community -- and the sins of ourselves, not of other people, even our en

Mimi Haddad 09-23-2009
The gender discussion in the church today is captured succinctly by New Testament scholar Gordon Fee in
Nontando Hadebe 09-09-2009
Last week the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) pledged to support the program on national healing in Zimbabwe.

Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed more than one month ago, so why, you may ask, am I just now penning a blog about her historic appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court? The answer is easy -- I was scared. I was scared of offending members of the SMA community because of Justice Sotomayor's position on various hot-button issues.

Joey Ager 09-01-2009

At the Christian Amahoro gathering in South Africa in June, former apartheid-era Minister of Law and Order Adriaan Vlok publicly washed the feet of Sean Callaghan, a young white South African man w

Kaitlin Barker 09-01-2009

Retooling seminaries for the world of today -- and tomorrow.

Marque Jensen 08-10-2009
Early next Saturday morning I will board a plane with my daughter to spend a week in Honduras.
Ryan Beiler 07-28-2009
Audio of the 911 call that brought Sgt. James Crowley to the home of Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Nontando Hadebe 07-27-2009
The government of Zimbabwe, in a groundbreaking move, dedicated this past weekend to renouncing political violence and promoting national healing.
Edward Gilbreath 07-23-2009

Are we living in the golden age of racial debates? Every week seems to bring some new wrinkle in the national conversation about race, class, and ethnicity. And with the emergence of social media, we can now engage in these conversations with ever-greater frequency and intensity.

Rose Marie Berger 07-10-2009
The number of executions worldwide nearly doubled last year compared with 2007, according to a