Monday, 26 November 2012 00:00

Missions boost holiday gratitude

Churches staging short-term fall missions reap a windfall of inspiration in time for Thanksgiving.

Published in Missions
Friday, 23 November 2012 00:00

Alternative gifts counter Black Friday

Churches and nonprofits report increases in shoppers who want to give meaningful gifts.

Published in People
Tuesday, 06 November 2012 20:04

Faithful seek truce in culture war

Instead of focusing on what divides them, growing numbers of Christians from across the spectrum are looking together for common ground.

Published in Theology
Monday, 29 October 2012 17:45

NY, DC churches hunker down for Sandy

Pastors waiting in Hurricane Sandy's path are most concerned about church members and ministry clients who are least able to care for themselves.

Published in Congregations
Friday, 26 October 2012 15:25

Experts: prayer a top need in tragedy

Bombing in Lebanon highlights need for prayer above anything else in the aftermath of tragedy, Baptists say.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 22 October 2012 15:17

Baptists embrace pet blessings

Long a practice of the Catholic and Episcopal churches, animal blessing ceremonies are now cropping up in Baptist settings as creation and pets become more important to many Christians.

Published in Congregations
Friday, 14 September 2012 15:23

'Coaching bug' gaining in Baptist life

Baptist pastors, churches and agencies are catching on to the usefulness of ministry coaching.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 06 September 2012 17:31

Stewardship of the mundane

Why do people spend so much time thinking about things that matter so little?

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Thursday, 23 August 2012 18:06

My special place

Do you have a special place where you go to gain perspective when the burden of life presses down? So, surely, must have had the writer of Psalm 139.

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 03:35

Praying with monks

Seeking God in prayer is the most important thing seminarians will pursue in preparing for ministry, and it cannot be done solely in isolation.

Published in Thinking Theologically
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