Blessing the stressed out

Eileen Campbell-Reed

Pastoral care, community and conversation can be lifelines for the stressed out among us.

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Still challenged by wealth and poverty

Russell Waldrop

Has the church scurried away from the poor or have poor people given up on the church and left it?

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What do we stand for?

Adam McDuffie

Maybe we need to look at all of Scripture.

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Navel gazing

George Bullard

Is the church too busy attending meetings and talking with itself?

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What’s in a name?

John Carroll

Instead of talking about a war on poverty, we need to be talking about solidarity with the poor.

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Reckoning with the children on our doorstep

Alan Bean

When unaccompanied children show up at our front door, the Jesus question gets really simple.

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Supreme Court ruling legalizes religious discrimination

Bruce Gourley

The door is now cracked for most corporations, Christian-owned or otherwise, to impose a wide range of religious dogma upon America’s workforce.

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In HBO’s ‘The Leftovers,’ concept of Rapture gets secular treatment

Michael Parnell

The message seems to be, God is sitting this one out.

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Hobby Lobby decision protects free exercise of religion but could boomerang

Marv Knox

What the court gives, the court could take away.

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Counting the cost of government funding

Aaron Weaver

When a church becomes dependent on the government, don’t expect much room to swing.

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Justice blundered

Eileen Campbell-Reed

The Hobby Lobby decision fails on human rights, theological and Baptist grounds.

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Will you be known when you die?

Mark Wingfield

It’s disconcerting to meet an entire family for the first time at the funeral you’re officiating.

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I fought the law, and the law was unfair

Joseph Phelps

I learned my lesson from a traffic citation, but not the one intended.

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Are church camps and conference centers going away?

George Bullard

Economic realities are trumping emotional attachments.

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Why we need a ‘Third Way’

Alan Bean

Social change happens slowly, awkwardly and by degrees.

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