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.
A strange illness sent Martin Pistorius into a vegetative state where, unknown to those around him, he could still perceive and hear everything around him. A decade later, he emerged to tell the story of faith amid despair.
The common understanding of Jesus’ famous phrase may be inaccurate and inconsistent with the way most Christians throughout history have understood it.
A bonus interview with the New York Times columnist becomes a window into his mind and heart.
On sensitive moral and theological matters, the “New York Times” columnist is ready to share his thinking. But not completely.
“Jesus did not teach that God’s wrath burns against us but that God loves us,” says theologian Tony Jones. He argues that the traditional Christian view of atonement was largely a medieval invention.
A core argument among the law’s defenders is that there is already a federal RFRA and 19 other states have a law exactly like the Indiana’s. But similar is not same.
The holy hashtags are already starting to trickle onto social media and you can expect a flood when the weekend arrives. How should we think about encountering God in a time when the sacredest days transform into trending topics?
Bestselling author Lauren Winner explores provocative and often overlooked metaphors for God, such as a laboring woman and the “one who smells.”