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 […]
By Josh Hiben Growing up in a non-practicing Christian family, I never attended church until my friend Steve invited me to youth group when I was in middle school. We played balloon basketball my first night, and gradually Bloomington (Minnesota) […]
By T. David Beck Imagine your Sunday worship service as a dinner party. It’s an important social event where there’s music, people mix together, an important speech is delivered, and a meal is served. If your church regulars are the […]