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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Closing the mentoring gap

Eileen Campbell-Reed

A major key to closing the gender gap in ministry is mentoring to help women improve skills and knowledge and introduce them to networks that lead to jobs.

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How to throw away a Bible

Alan Rudnick

Apparently there is no right way.

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Who am I?

Barrett Owen

Most of us answer with, “I am what I do.” We shouldn’t.

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How do we respond to slumping church attendance?

Marv Knox

Guilting people back into the pews won’t work.

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It’s still life

Susan Sparks

Celebrate it in the good times and the bad.

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The congregational container

Terry Maples

Who or what defines the parameters of the shape your church takes?

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