Instead of trying to build people into Christians, why not nurture them into faith the way a gardener tends plants? asks the Rev. Jason Valendy. more

Jan 2, 2018 2:47 PM Practicing Faith

Too many Christians today are placing politics above "the foundational teachings of Jesus," say the scholars and clergy who are calling on Christians to take stock of their beliefs and actions. more

Nov 20, 2017 3:25 PM In the Church


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Beware churches that place nationalism above loyalty to Jesus Christ, warns the Rev. Mike Slaughter. more

Nov 15, 2017 11:14 AM Perspectives 1 Comments

Ever the risk-taker, the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant turns his tongue-in-cheek lens on common misunderstandings about who Christians are, what they believe, and how they behave. more

Aug 11, 2016 6:15 PM Practicing Faith

Now that it has quite preaching about hell, just what does the church have to offer people, wonders the Rev. Christy Thomas. more

Apr 21, 2016 6:03 PM Christy Thomas 1 Comments

Politics 2016

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In the midst of some of America's most rancorous political campaigns, the Rev. Mike Slaughter urges Christians not to let the faith by co-opted by those who would use it solely to gain political power. more

Mar 4, 2016 9:14 AM Practicing Faith

Taking his cue from public pressure on Muslims to disavow the violent acts of Islamist extremists, the Rev. Jim Buklo apologizes for all the atrocities committed in the name of Christianity down through the past 2,000 years. more

Dec 18, 2015 8:00 AM Perspectives

Christians reacted strongly to the latest Pew Trust study on religious affiliation in America, but the Rev. Rob Rynders says the results offer valuable information for churches to mend their ways. more

May 13, 2015 5:19 PM Perspectives 2 Comments

The latest slaughter of Christians by ISIS causes the Rev. Richard Bryant to condemn Christian extremism as much as Islamic extremism. more

Apr 21, 2015 9:53 AM Perspectives

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With $100 left in his book budget at the end of 2014, the Rev. Jeremy Smith chose 10 books to read this year to enhance his ministry. more

Jan 9, 2015 11:10 AM Jeremy Smith

Desert Church

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In a response reminiscent of the now-iconic monologue by "Newsroom's" anchor man, the Rev. Jeremy Smith enumerates both Christianity's failures and what he thinks we should do about them. more

Dec 17, 2014 4:52 PM Jeremy Smith