Category: Faith & Public Life

Behold Our King

By Christie Purifoy What was true of King David and true of King Solomon has, in fact, been true of every person to whom we have bowed or pledged our allegiance. His feet are...

Was Jesus Ever Hangry?

By John Backman Did Jesus ever lose his cool? Did he doubt his mission? Really, how human was Jesus—and what does the answer mean for us? Lately, while studying the Gospel of Matthew, I’ve...

The Greatest Evil

The greatest evil is not now done in those sordid “dens of crime” that Dickens loved to paint. It is not done even in concentration camps and labour camps. In those we see its...

Are We Loving All Our Neighbors?

By Kevin Singer and Chris Stackaruk We all engage with people of other faiths and worldviews—the real question is whether we’re doing a good or bad job being a witness to Christ. Engaging badly and leaving...

I’m Not a Social Activist

By Ron Sider I’m not a social activist. I’m a disciple of Jesus Christ, the Savior and Lord of the universe. In the inner-city congregation where my family worshiped for more than a decade, the choir...

That You May Abound in Hope

By Kristyn Komarnicki You tend to feel most hopeful when things are “going your way.”  You nail that first post-graduation job interview. You wake up to clear skies on your (April/outdoor) wedding day. Your...