Author of “Preaching about Racism: A Guide for Faith Leaders” and “Anxious to Talk about it”, Carolyn Helsel, gives practical advice for delivering sermons about race that are theologically and biblically grounded. It starts with gratitude.
While prevailing cultural norms prohibit men from showing emotion and discourage intimate relationships, men’s mental health problems and suicide rates are soaring. Martin Saunders suggests a vision for male friendship grounded in Paul’s vision of God’s love.
It is through song, and the deep sorrow of souls that we are all connected. In this article, Veronice Miles discusses her connection to an old Spiritual, and how hope is what bridges the gaps between us.
What do photography and preaching have in common? Emily Anderson argues that there are many similarities between the two disciplines. In this article, she uses the task of photography to remind us what preaching is all about.
In the chaotic days following the murder of Freddie Gray in 2015, Reverend Heber Brown tells how the churches in Baltimore, MD, stepped up for their communities and established a network of food security for their African American neighbors facing food apartheid.
How can Christians participate in an economic system that exploits human and environmental resources? In this article, Christy Lang Hearlson invites us to consider the full costs.
When people describe their place of worship as a “church home” and the people with whom they worship as their “church family,” they are making a profound theological claim about the Church as a unique kind of community.
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