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Listening Heart

Art Courtesy of Irvin J. Boudreaux

In their quest to define the undefinable, American Christians are in real danger of narrowing the scope of God's love by over-thinking the words and work of God, writes the Rev. Irvin J. Boudreaux. more

Sep 13, 2017 9:36 AM Practicing Faith

Bible beads

Photo Courtesy of Frederick W. Schmidt

Approaching Thursday of Holy Week as a time of mysteries inviting us into faith brings the realization that God is with us in all things, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt. more

Apr 13, 2017 12:55 PM Practicing Faith

The death of her beloved mother-in-law, Evelyn Grebe, resurrects the age-old questions about the deepest mysteries of life and death, writes Cynthia B. Astle. more

Apr 3, 2017 9:40 AM Views from a Ridge 1 Comments

Berlin Wall Fall

Photo Courtesy of Mike Slaughter's Blog

Christians are called to live though the current social and political chaos with faith, not with fear, lest we be buried in the wilderness, says the Rev. Mike Slaughter. more

Feb 27, 2017 12:50 PM Perspectives

Despair Or Hope Computer Keys Showing Hopeful or Hopeless

Despair Or Hope Computer Keys Showing Hopeful or Hopeless

Despair Or Hope Directions On A Signpost

Despair Or Hope Directions On A Signpost

Weeping Angel

Photo Courtesy of Frederick W. Schmidt

Believing in Jesus Christ doesn't insulate us from life's losses, but the Rev. Dr. Frederick Schmidt has some spiritual counsel for how to deal with loss and its memories. more

Oct 26, 2016 4:32 PM Practicing Faith

Ashes 2

Photo Courtesy of Mike Slaughter's Blog

In a follow-up to last week's post, the Rev. Mike Slaughter examines how Christians are called to live with a proactive biblical worldview that seeks the common good of all God’s children, irrespective of politics or partisan persuasion. more

Feb 12, 2016 11:04 AM Practicing Faith

Tillich and Niebuhr

Photo Courtesy of Richard L. Bryant

In the aftermath of the Paris bombings, Christians' response ought to include examining the true nature of our faith, writes the Rev. Richard Lowell Bryant. more

Nov 20, 2015 10:46 AM Practicing Faith

Mystery Box

Courtesy Dan R. Dick

The essence of faith is to love a mystery -- the confounding truth that God loves us without limits, and that our sole task in life is to love one another, writes the Rev. Dan R. Dick. more

Jul 18, 2015 7:46 AM Dan R. Dick

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Wallow'd in a Score

Of all the faults of today's Church, fear is the one that Geoffrey Kruse-Safford wishes most it would replace with courage, for the sake of individual Christians and for the world at large. more

Mar 6, 2015 9:58 AM Geoffrey Kruse-Safford

Faith in God is neither blind nor without evidence, but stems instead from a longtime relationship with God through which we come to trust that God never fails us, writes the Rev. John Partridge. more

Mar 20, 2014 2:39 PM Perspectives

Faith

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Some Days ...

The Rev. Ben Gosden ponders the value of faith's uncertainties amid the call for Christians to engage with the world around them. more

Apr 29, 2013 11:06 AM Ben Gosden 1 Comments

Loving God

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It's not about what we give up for God, but about giving our hearts to God, writes the Rev. Mike Lindstrom. more

Apr 24, 2013 9:16 AM Perspectives 1 Comments