Abiding is difficult in this busy age. But the practices of silent contemplation, shared reflection and anticipation of God’s grace give leaders a way to abide with those they lead, writes a pastor.
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The Time magazine correspondent covering faith and politics shares her insights into the current religious landscape in this interview.
On primary day, the author was confronted with a "Vote here" sign in the shadow of a cross draped in purple for Lent. Photo courtesy of Ed Moore
Despite our desire to find a comfortable middle ground, the incarnation means there may not be a clear, easy way through the midst of cultural conflict, writes a retired United Methodist elder.
Sheikh Abdel Aziz El Nagar of Al Azhar and Bishop Mouneer Anis attended the CARAVAN art exhibition in Cairo in April 2015. Photos courtesy of Caravan and Paul-Gordon Chandler
The arts are a starting place for addressing what different faiths have in common, says the founder of a nonprofit that hosts interfaith art exhibitions around the world.
The music therapist’s Presidents Day quiz stirs something in the nursing home residents, something they recall, and the answers come pouring forth, like responses to a Bible drill.
Dave Young Kim's mural in Oakland, which is based the life of Yu Gwan Sun, a Korean folk hero and relative of the artist. At 17, she led a demonstration in 1919 for Korean Independence against the Japanese occupation. Her parents were killed by Japanese police during the demonstration, and she later died in prison.
Photo by Christian Janssen
The Oakland painter, muralist and community activist talks about blending his vocation as a Christian and an artist.
Finding time for solitude with God is a cornerstone to a healthier year in ministry.
Two strategies -- seeking solitude with God and companionship in stewarding one’s vision -- will help good intentions become realities in the new year, writes a spiritual director.
Murals depicting the strengths of the Harrison neighborhood in Minneapolis are one of the creations of the arts ministry of Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Photos courtesy of Redeemer Lutheran Church
Creators of successful arts ministries in two Minneapolis churches offer tips for starting community arts projects.
Gregory Wolfe is a writer, teacher and editor and is the founder of Image journal, which focuses on faith and the arts.
Photos courtesy of Gregory Wolfe
The founder and editor of Image journal talks about why it’s important for people of faith -- and those grappling with questions of faith -- to engage with art.
Young people today may be questioning the church, but they are doing so in a way that is faithful to the heart of the tradition. This has the capacity to fuel real spiritual renewal for our institutions, says the host of “On Being” in this interview.