At her inauguration as president of Columbia Theological Seminary, Van Dyk said the admonition to welcome one another in Romans 15 must spur us on to deeper faithfulness to the costly and difficult work of welcome.
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Social media is helping us see that the Holy Spirit is much more unpredictable, subversive and playful than the church would usually like it to be, says the vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London in this sermon.
After the Charleston shootings, the Very Rev. Gary R. Hall called for Washington National Cathedral to remove windows honoring Confederate generals Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Robert E. Lee that contain images of the Confederate flag.
Following Jesus entails some risk. It means signing on to some values that push deeply against the culture, says the dean of Washington National Cathedral.
Faith and fear have always been intertwined in the Christian imagination, and our continued failure to reckon with it can only lead to continued violence, the pastor of Metropolitan AME Church says in this sermon.
Great reading offers the chance to sit alongside interesting people and listen in as they read aloud. This is what Philip discovered in his encounter with the Ethiopian eunuch, says the executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches in this sermon.
Halloween, All Saints’, All Souls’ Day and the Day of the Dead remind us of who is in charge of life and death. They help us see God’s revelation, a Memphis pastor says in this sermon.
Jesus gives a clear invitation and a promise: “Come to me, you who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Jesus is still teaching us this wisdom, handing us four gifts -- Sabbath, release, wellspring and energy for mission, says a retired Baptist pastor.