Category: Church

Blinded by Our Prosperity

The American church’s unquestioning allegiance to a flawed system by Craig Wong “You say, ‘I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing.’  You do not realize that you are wretched, pitiable, poor,...

Make Us Dangerous Women and Men

A prayer for the church Dear God, please make us dangerous women and men. Bless us with a tremendously restless discomfort with easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that we may seek truth...

Beyond Words

How one church is growing the gift of creativity by Tegan Brozyna Picasso once famously said, “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” In a...

When Your Church Leaves You

by John Backman Few insights are more disorienting than the sense that your church is leaving you. I’ve had this sense recently, and it has led my thinking to some unexpected places. Conservative Episcopalians...

Church + [X] = Hope

We asked dozens of Jesus followers the question “When you look at the church today, what gives you the most hope?” Here’s how they answered. How would you? Robyn Afrik: MATURITY IN CHRIST Vincent...