What if faith-based organizations focused on being kinder this Lent?
Institutions, like individuals, might try intentionally practicing “unusual kindness,” writes a director of programs and grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Preaching must speak into and transform our understanding of conflict
The Gospel of Mark teaches us how Jesus’ ministry and preaching crossed cultural and religious boundaries, says a preacher and pastor.
Valuing our virtual companions on the journey
Important relationships began over Zoom during COVID-19. Let’s not discount their significance as we return to in-person gatherings, writes a communications specialist with Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Habakkuk’s leadership lesson is complete openness to God
Trust is at the core of a leader’s vision — trust that God’s reign of justice, peace and righteousness will come on earth as it is in heaven, writes an author.
Our saints and their stories
At All Saints’ Day, a pastor reflects on the importance of remembering those whose lives inspire us.
Perspectives from disabled Christians enrich our theology
A scholar’s book emerged from theology done in partnership with disabled Christians.
‘Psalms for Black Lives: Reflections for the Work of Liberation’
In this excerpt from their recent book, two New York pastors explain how a devotional project begun for their church became an offering to cultivate a “justice imagination” for a larger audience.
Gail Song Bantum and Brian Bantum: Marriage is an opportunity to celebrate difference
In their new book, Gail Song Bantum and Brian Bantum describe working through race and gender in their own marriage.
‘What We Wish Were True: Reflections on Nurturing Life and Facing Death’
Tallu Schuyler Quinn reckons with a devastating cancer diagnosis in her posthumously published book.
Ukrainians show faith in the face of destruction
As Orthodox Christians celebrate the most holy season of Pascha, they mark belief in a life free from the reign of death.