Archives

Every two weeks, Faith & Leadership publishes new content that draws on multiple disciplines. You can navigate our free archives by reading recently published content or browsing by topic or feature type.

Reflection
January 26, 2015 | Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s work in the Nixon administration illustrates how to exert influence and accomplish an agenda within constraints.
Q&A
January 26, 2015 | At a time when the Episcopal Church and other denominations are closing churches, the Episcopal Church Building Fund has expanded its mission to help distressed congregations think in new ways about their buildings and the future of the church, says the fund president.
Reflection
January 26, 2015 | All leaders will unavoidably cause pain in the lives of others. But they do not inflict pain without also bearing pain, says the former president of Fuller Theological Seminary.
Reflection
January 26, 2015 | Is good always the enemy of great? Or can insisting on doing everything right prevent us from taking action at all?
Q&A
January 26, 2015 | Our prison system is a giant caging and killing machine, says a prison minister and death penalty opponent, and Christians are called to stand up and address it, freeing the captives and creating a new paradigm of restorative justice.
Article
January 23, 2015 | Newspring, a Christ-centered nonprofit in the Spring Branch section of Houston, helps children and teens visualize a brighter future by nurturing their artistic talents and skills.
Q&A
January 12, 2015 | People who want to help low-income communities should see them as “half-full glasses” -- places with strengths and capacities that can be built upon, says the co-developer of the asset-based community development strategy.
Q&A
January 12, 2015 | Developing practices that enable you to discern a deep and abiding sense of God’s call is crucial for Christian leaders, says the former head of the Reformed Church in America.
Reflection
January 12, 2015 | Taking on a spiritual discipline, such as carving out Sabbath time, might strengthen and renew your leadership. And it might be a resolution you can actually keep.
Reflection
January 12, 2015 | By examining our assumptions about race and the larger systems that shape our lives, we, like the wise men, can experience the manifestation of God, says a youth ministry leader. We too can experience Christ in the chaos.
Reflection
January 12, 2015 | Pastors often are profoundly uncomfortable talking about religious experiences. As much as we are attracted by the mystery of God, it also frightens us, writes a pastor. But is skepticism really the right response to Christians who want to share their encounters with the divine?
Article
January 8, 2015 | With a network of volunteers from teenagers to young professionals and entire families, Dorot alleviates social isolation among the elderly by keeping them connected across the generations.
Reflection
December 15, 2014 | 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.
Q&A
December 15, 2014 | 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.
Article
December 15, 2014 | In the epilogue of his new book on America’s most influential evangelist, Duke Divinity School professor Grant Wacker recalls a visit with Billy Graham.