Tagged: faith

Music to Break the Heart

Interview with David Gungor by Jennifer Carpenter Racism, church division, armed conflict, doubt—friends David Gungor and John Arndt of The Brilliance take on all kinds of heartbreak on their latest album, Brother (Integrity). The...

Why a Gay Man Serves the Old Order Amish

The importance of dialogue with—rather than withdrawal from—those whose theological understandings differ from ours. by Jim Cates The question was posed with deadly calm. The poise and care as he looked past the other...

Who Profits from Your Worry?

by Amy Simpson “The target of reducing extreme poverty rates by half was met five years ahead of the 2015 deadline.” These are stunning words from the United Nations Millennium Project, pointing to some...

Anger Issues with God

Fist-shaking as an act of faith by Misty Irons A few years ago I cleared a hurdle in my spiritual life when I finally acknowledged that I have anger issues with God. My anger...

Faith and the Human Brain

by William Struthers It seems as if the general public’s appetite for all things ‘brain’ is increasing. More and more, neuro-mania is creeping into all aspects of contemporary consciousness, so it should come as...

Practicing What We Preach

Practicing What We Preach

“My people are determined to turn from me…[I] will by no means exalt them…My heart is changed within me, all my compassion is aroused. I will not carry out my fierce anger.” (Hosea 11:...