November 25, 2013 | Churches are the front line of encountering suffering in large portions of our culture and have the opportunity and responsibility to minister to people with mental illness, say two psychiatrists trained in theology.
November 21, 2013 | The Bible is not a modern work but an ancient anthology of many voices, says a noted Hebrew Bible scholar. So be careful about saying, "The Bible says . . .," because on almost every subject, it has more than one perspective.
November 15, 2013 | The human rights organization International Justice Mission is effective in part because everyone working there understands their role in the Christian institution’s mission, says a senior leader.
November 5, 2013 | In a time of great needs and limited resources, congregations are increasingly looking to outside sources to help fund their charitable programs. A former Duke Endowment officer has some advice on how churches can connect with the world of philanthropy.
October 17, 2013 | Baptist-born poet Scott Cairns says that Orthodox Christianity provides a meeting place for his two loves -- language and Christ. The practice of poetry prepared him for the practice of worship, in a blending of theology and art.
August 27, 2013 | For an organization in which the word is central, the church does a poor job of communicating, says an SMU professor and consultant. She has some advice on how church leaders can do it better.