In the face of dramatic cultural shifts in how well we know our neighbors, one of the tasks of Christian institutional leaders will be to strengthen the role the church plays as the place where our families and distant connections come together.
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Marcos, a student, and instructor Jaki Negreros at work in Newspring's art studio. The organization hopes to encourage teens from the Spring Branch community to think about college and careers in the arts.
Photos by Jeff Fitlow
Newspring, a Christ-centered nonprofit in the Spring Branch section of Houston, helps children and teens visualize a brighter future by nurturing their artistic talents and skills.
Forest surrounding a monastery retreat center in the Swedish countryside. Photo courtesy of Gretchen Ziegenhals
Taking on a spiritual discipline, such as carving out Sabbath time, might strengthen and renew your leadership. And it might be a resolution you can actually keep.
In the epilogue of his new book on America’s most influential evangelist, Duke Divinity School professor Grant Wacker recalls a visit with Billy Graham.
Leaders of the humanitarian organization hope the series of case studies will help staff, donors and supporters better understand the dilemmas it faces on the ground.
The daughter of Abraham Joshua Heschel reflects on her father’s legacy and how he would respond to today’s challenges as well as her work as a scholar.
“Middle-ring” relationships have receded in the new social patterns of American life. We need imaginative Christian leaders to develop institutions that can support and sustain the community we now lack.
As people of faith, it might be appropriate to have a quiet Fourth of July, taking a cue from the Moravian Christians who marked the first public celebration in 1783 with prayer, music and a candelight procession, says a pastor in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Poets, like theologians, address questions of meaning and the context of our lives, says the award-winning Irish poet.