Reflection: Liturgical Seasons

Christena Cleveland: Liberating the incarnation

More often than many of us would like to admit, powerful Christians have held captive the truth of the incarnation rather than releasing it in order to dismantle society’s inequitable power structures, writes an associate professor of reconciliation studies at Bethel University. Read more »

Q&A: Christian Leadership

Grant Wacker: Billy Graham was a model for what Americans wanted to be

The author of “America’s Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation” explains how the great evangelist reflected and changed 20th-century American culture. Read more »

Reflection: Liturgical Seasons

Christine Hribar: Invoking the body in the Christian New Year

As we lean toward the incarnation during Advent, we need to remember our bodies, says a pastor and yoga instructor. Read more »

Reflection: Vocation

Laura Everett: The sacramentality of tattoos

Following an Orthodox tradition, the executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches got a tattoo to commemorate her pilgrimage to Bethlehem and Jerusalem. It is a visible sign that points to invisible realities, she says. Read more »

Reflection: Pastoral Excellence

Mark R. Gornik and Carrie Myers: Sensing the city -- Practicing Christianity in an urban world

Ministry in the city begins the same way New York's High Line did, say leaders from City Seminary of New York. It begins with how we see, hear, taste, smell and touch the city. Read more »