Christian spirituality

Unlike "spiritual but not religious" perceptions, Christian spirituality is religious, and it's time for declining churches in the United States to reclaim its spiritual traditions, writes the Rev. Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt. Read more

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A new "religious typology" offered by the Pew Research Center suffers from a basic flaw – it fails to recognize that it's possible to be both religious and spiritual, writes Cynthia B. Astle. Read more

Views from a Ridge

Givers and Takers

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To avoid being exploited (in church and outside it), givers must develop the ability to stand up for what they believe and what they need, counsels the Rev. Jack Shitama. Read more

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In his campus ministry, the Rev. Morgan Guyton finds those young people who are thirsty for God are more receptive than those who've grown up in the church. Read more


Listening Heart

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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. Read more

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Mary and Gabriel

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An experience of spiritual transformation in a seminary class has stayed with the Rev. Dan R. Dick for 20 years. Read more

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Star Flashlight

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Learning to discern conditions from problems helps us gain spiritual perspective on living better as our true selves, writes the Rev. Jason Valendy. Read more

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The Rev. Morgan Guyton has been invited to explain Christian spirituality to a group with no Christian affiliation. Here's what he plans to say. Read more

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