“The table is not just a place for food,” says Leonard Sweet, “but a place for stories and ideas to mingle, interact, attract each other, argue with one another, and procreate.”
It’s time Christians think more seriously about when, what, where, how, and to whom we should share ourselves. Sometimes “authenticity” is just inappropriate.
Can you imagine someone ripping a newborn baby from its mother’s breast and severing its head from it’s body? The Bible seems to say that God once commanded such actions.
100 million Christians worldwide now face persecution because of their faith. Some blame the rise of Islamic radicalism and inaction by the Obama administration.
(RNS) “A Supreme Court ruling might be the last word in legal terms,” Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore said, “but it is hardly the last word in cultural or spiritual terms.”
A historian at Vanderbilt University says modern Christians may be missing the point of some of Jesus’ most popular parables.
Never shying away from controversy, Tullian Tchividjian is picking another fight–this time, with New Years resolutions. He says the practice of setting them can be spiritually damaging.
Jesus was not the first Christian; he was a faithful practicing Jewish person. According to one Catholic historian, forgetting this fact has severe consequences.
Author Amy Julia-Becker gives three surprising ways to honor Christmas’ religious roots. Hint: It won’t require swearing off gift giving.