Tagged: church

The Prayer Wall

by Joshua Carson I inherited a lot of things from the previous Youth Pastor at my church. My favorite piece of that inheritance is a section of a wall in our Youth Room that...

Be Curious, not Cool

And 16 other pieces of life-affirming advice to young people from Ken Burns by J. Nicole Morgan Ken Burns gave the commencement speech at Stanford University in June. Addressing our current political climate, he...

Disappearing Our Pastors

by Megan DeFranza “So,” I said, “what I reckon it all comes down to is, how can I preach if I don’t have any answers?” “Yes, Mr. Crow,” he said, “How can you?” …...

Stop Using the Word “Community” Unless You Mean It

by Karina Kreminski I’m tired. I’m tired of people, especially leaders of Christian organizations and churches, using the word community without really meaning it. I’m tired of seeing the word unthinkingly slotted into vision...

Ubuntu Theology & the Church Foyer

by Craig Wong Until a few years ago, a first-timer visiting our church building during midweek office hours would have to take a shot at which button to press at the entrance…and hope that...