Interfaith Thanksgiving services bridge faiths
Services offer a witness against religious exclusiveness. They “make the doors of all our faith communities appear a little more open.”
Advent 2010: New ways to welcome the Messiah
Resources like “Christmas Gifts that Won’t Break” and “Makin’ Room in the Inn” offer new ways to celebrate the season.
Would Wesley keep time on a ‘crackberry’?
Journaling was a key method of spiritual growth for the early Methodists. Tom Arthur appreciates what today’s smartphone offers.
Woman’s sermons on CD inspire truckers
Prayer partners, contributors, and delivery people help Wilma Foreman spread the Good News. “I knew my sermons needed to go on the road.”
Do miracles still happen?
“Seas no longer part and manna refuses to rain, but miracles still happen. God speaks through wind and fire, and, on occasion, with flowers.”
Young artist’s fish fund Gulf recovery
A 9-year-old, with help from mom, his church, and an army of artists, raised more than $19,000 to help restore water quality after the oil spill.
Commentary: A reflection on 9/11
We, the living, are called to be ‘wounded healers.’
Millions of nets to cover Sierra Leone
For youngsters like Isata Sesay, help in preventing malaria is desperately needed.
Shane Claiborne: Fusing Faith and Practice
“In our fervor for evangelism, we've created a Christianity a mile long and an inch deep” says this “ordinary radical.”
African women find God at prayer tree
Thousands make pilgrimage to sacred site on hillside.
At 75, Upper Room enriches spiritual walk
Launched during Great Depression, devotional booklet today gives hope to millions in more than 100 countries.
More teens becoming ‘almost’ Christian
Study shows 3 of 4 U.S. teens claim to be Christian, but few practice their faith, deem it important, or talk coherently about beliefs. Parents and pastors could be to blame.
Diverse church lifts up New Orleans
Joyful worship and lots of new faces follow merger of historically black and white congregations.
Louisiana churches hail Katrina response
Five years after the hurricane, Bishop Hutchinson reflects, “We lost church buildings and congregations, but we gained the church.”
Giving thanks in Katrina’s wake
Five years after the hurricane's devastation, Bishop Ward says prayers, presence and partnership are critical to recovery.
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