Walter Brueggemann is one of those rare authors who transcends reductive labels (liberal/conservative, mainline/evangelical) by paying attention to the Bible’s irreducible word. Like the prophets he passionately interprets in his dozens of books and hundreds of articles, Brueggemann is on […]
As we approach the end of the year, churches and nonprofits are seeking annual donations, just as merchants and shopkeepers are hoping we’ll spend enough to keep them in the black for another year. In the church, we know our […]
CHICAGO, IL (October 29, 2015) — This year marks the 75th anniversary of perhaps the most recognized and influential painting of the 20th century, the “Head of Christ,” by Covenanter Warner Sallman.
By Margaret Kim Peterson “Our people die well.” So John Wesley said of the early Methodists, members of the movement founded by Wesley for Christians who were serious about their faith and sought to live it fully in every aspect […]
By Janis Anderson Rueping Along with remarkable advances in health care—including those that can prolong life—can come very difficult decisions for patients, families, and members of the health-care team. From the outside, such decisions may seem straightforward—do what helps and […]
By Elise Steel My faith journey started when I was seventeen years old. I thought God had complete control of the world—so much control that once someone became a Christian, bad things no longer happened to him or her. Life […]
By Hauna Ondrey In 1929 Olga Lindborg, assistant Sunday-school secretary for the Covenant, suggested that the new media of film “carries the future in its bosom” and so should be “sanctified” for use in the church, rather than condemned in […]
By Dana Bowman Depending on how you look at it, my son Henry is either very brave or very reckless. It is five o’clock in the afternoon. I have no idea what to prepare for dinner, and we’re all dying […]