May 7, 2013 | After a tour of duty in Afghanistan, an Army chaplain ponders anew the question a professor once asked: How can she be a Christian and be a part of an organization that breaks things on purpose?
May 1, 2013 | At one time, Pastor Eldrick Davis couldn’t preach without a portable oxygen tank. Last year, he lost more than 100 pounds with the support of his congregation and a Duke program to help pastors lose weight and improve their health.
April 23, 2013 | Tillie Burgin never envisioned creating a multimillion-dollar social services nonprofit when, 27 years ago, she started a Bible class in a low-rent apartment complex in Arlington, Texas.
April 23, 2013 | Although it is commonplace today for Christians to create organizations that tackle social problems, that approach was an innovation in the American Protestant church, says one of the nation’s top church historians.
April 22, 2013 | Mundane, ordinary acts of living defy that which would entomb us, says the executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches in a sermon preached the Sunday after the Boston Marathon bombing.