It is often pointed out that some of the places most lacking in hope are not the industrial wastelands or the bleak landscapes shorn of beauty, but the places where there is too much mo
Bible readings from the Revised Common Lectionary: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Psalm 22; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38
Preaching from the story of Ezekiel and the dry bones, Pastor Efrem describes the "right relationships" that God wants to bring about for both physical and spiritual change in our lives.
In this week's town hall meetings, President Obama demonstrated an important aspect of his office: Pastor-in-Chief.
As I sat in the federal court room in Tucson witnessing the sentencing of over 60 people who had been caught crossing the border between the U.S.
Do you find it curious that some Christians seem entirely focused on gender differences? Have you also noticed that this is rarely the posture of scripture?
It is still hard to believe that the hopes we have nurtured in the Christian anti-torture movement would come to fruition -- and so early, and so comprehensively, as they did with President Obama's
The first openly gay Episcopal bishop.
The first female president of the Disciples of Christ.
It was hard to narrow this sermon down to a short clip -- it makes so many good points!
Do you have family or friends on the mission field who are women? How many of them preach, teach, and exercise their gifts of leadership beside men on the mission field?