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June 4, 2013 | Observing sabbath can help save the planet, says a physician who gave up his medical career to devote himself to spreading the gospel of creation care.
Reflection
June 4, 2013 | Inherited traditions show how institutions can serve a similar function as liturgies, giving us patterns to hold our longing. For one Christian leader, that tradition was the "yelling mailbox."
Reflection
June 4, 2013 | After a deadly firing-range accident, a Navy chaplain learns that beauty exists even in the wake of tragedy. Search for it and point it out to others, he says, for it is a glimpse of the resurrection.
Q&A
June 4, 2013 | Though it receives little attention in the West, access to mental health care is one of the most critical health issues in Africa, says a Kenyan psychiatrist.
Article
May 31, 2013 | Christian leader Marlon Hall and members of his Awakenings Movement have created a public art project called “Amnesia Therapy,” which is designed to help people in downtrodden neighborhoods remember their past.
Q&A
May 21, 2013 | Christian artists work from a deep place of faith, a place of engagement with the Creator of the entire visible universe, says a painter and art professor.
Reflection
May 21, 2013 | A young Latino pastor celebrates the church that allows everyone to be whoever they happen to be, working together to create communities of abundant life.
Reflection
May 21, 2013 | A writer who is completing a self-assigned task of writing the Twible -- a cheeky summary of the Bible in daily tweets -- ponders what she’s learned.
Reflection
May 21, 2013 | Church leaders must face up to the fact that congregations are increasingly composed of short-term residents. Structures and staffing need to reflect this change, says a United Methodist pastor in Miami.
Sermon
May 21, 2013 | The day of your baptism is the loveliest day of your life, a Durham pastor says. It is the day you get a new family called church.