In this Q&A, the Episcopal bishop of Texas talks about his new book, which he hopes will encourage Christians to imagine a vital church that’s part of God’s work in the world.
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First Parish Church in Weston, Massachusetts, dates to 1698, when Puritans gathered to worship. Today it is Unitarian Christian congregation.
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A surprising local gathering spot in a quaint Massachusetts town reminds a young Christian leader that community can be found in the most unlikely of places.
In this Q&A, the retired deputy chief of chaplains for the U.S. Army reflects on a 38-year career serving God and the military.
Mural of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, one of the best-known proponents of liberation theology. Romero was assassinated in 1980 while offering Mass. This year, Pope Francis declared Romero a martyr.
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Christian leadership is possible only when leaders are in turn led by God, writes the former president of Fuller Theological Seminary. That is something that even liberation theologians and Pentecostals can agree upon.
The Rev. Dr. Craig Kocher comforts Michael Dougher, the fiance of Natalie Lewis, a University of Richmond staffer who was killed in a hot-air balloon accident in May 2014. At right is Lewis' sister, Caroline.
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An institution's response to a crisis should reflect the core virtues that shape the community’s ongoing life and sense of purpose, writes the chaplain at the University of Richmond.
In the face of dramatic cultural shifts in how well we know our neighbors, one of the tasks of Christian institutional leaders will be to strengthen the role the church plays as the place where our families and distant connections come together.
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.
Christian leaders share their thoughts about the distinctive features of their work in this series of video interviews taped in 2009.
As the Christian landscape changes, leaders must ask and answer a new question: What’s the future of denominations? In this series of videos, interviews and essays, people across American Christianity offer their thoughts on this vital issue.