Our church suspended in-person worship until 2021. This one question sealed the deal
(RNS) — Decisions about when to reopen churches quickly became political and divisive when the pandemic hit. The answer depends on what questions we ask.
The new science of spiritual fortitude: The key to enduring faith
(RNS) — Resilience has been touted as the key to a successful life. But the concept didn’t resonate with my personal experience of suffering from cancer.
Mormons criticize LDS curriculum’s treatment of slavery in the New Testament
(RNS) — The LDS Church’s curriculum on Philemon asks class members to consider a situation from the slaveowner’s point of view. What the heck?
Bible scholar: Paul’s letter to the Romans is what we should read in the Trump era — backward
(RNS) — The evangelical New Testament scholar says we need to hear Paul tell us to treat one another as siblings and tolerate one another in our differences.
Politics, persecution and ‘ardent love’: New movie aims to show why Paul is still relevant
(RNS) — And it stars Jim Caviezel, who played the role of Jesus in Mel Gibson’s 2004 film ‘The Passion of the Christ.’
N.T. Wright on the Apostle Paul’s sudden popularity
(RNS) — The author of the new book ‘Paul: A Biography,’ calls the apostle ‘one of the great intellectual, cultural, spiritual thinkers of the whole world.’
When conscientious differences threaten our relationships
Both convictions and relationships are precious. Which gives way when they utterly conflict with each other?
Some say Apostle Paul was sexist, but this mainline mega-pastor calls him ‘an exemplar’
Pastor of America’s most influential mainline Protestant church wants Christians to give the Apostle Paul a second look. “Paul gives us an exemplar for the way in which God calls all believers to live,” he says.
On death penalty, should Christians side with Jesus or Paul?
Jesus’ love-your-enemies ethic is often juxtaposed with Paul’s sword-bearing theology in Romans 13. Who should Christians side with?
Philippians 4:13: How many Christians misuse the iconic verse
This verse has become a favorite quotable among preachers, quarterbacks, and other Christians. But it is largely misunderstood.
Can the church turn the world upside down? I’m going to investigate.
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