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|Culture and Media|
Culture and Media
3 Ways You Can Help Ferguson's Residents Read More ...
By: Terrell Carter
Life for residents in Ferguson, Missouri, has slowed to somewhat of a grinding and frustrating halt. What can we do to help the people who live there? Consider these three things.
Snapping Selfies Much Easier Than Knowing Self
By: Agnes Howard
Snapping and sharing a selfie on your smartphone is all the rage, but those quick self-portraits don't reveal the true self. They're just masks for who we want people to think we are.
George Washington Carver: A Hero Few Know
By: Chuck Summers
Most people know very little about George Washington Carter. He showed the world that faith and science are not opposites and demonstrated what one person who lives for the glory of God can do.
As Elections Near, Beware Dog-Whistle Politics Read More ...
By: Colin Harris
Politicians who want to avoid sounding extreme often use coded messages to appeal to prejudice and fear. In recent years, people of faith have been the target of these dog-whistle appeals.
Churches Divest from Companies Feeding Violence
By: Vinoth Ramachandra
If the U.S. and its European allies can't be pressured to defend Palestinian civilians, to whom should we turn? Some churches have divested from Western businesses that supply Israel's military machine.
The Great War—A Tragedy Supported by Many Churches
By: Leroy Seat
Many Christians supported World War I, which began 100 years ago today, finding it easy to use "fundamental tenets of the faith as warrants to justify war and mass destruction," a new book says.
|Church and Theology|
Church and Theology
Many Church Discipleship Programs Overlook This Read More ...
By: Larry Eubanks
Some church discipleship programs overlook an important task given to humans: to take care of God's creation. We are called to care for each other as well as the plants and animals in need of protection.
Value Your Church, Whatever Its Faults May Be
By: Colin Sedgwick
Churches may have their faults, but one of the greatest joys and privileges of being a Christian is that you are a member of the family of God, gathered together with others in a local congregation.
The Importance of Jesus' Faith in God
By: Drew Smith
Jesus' power to do miracles may be credited to his faith in God to work miracles through him. The Gospel of Mark shows Jesus as the example of faithful discipleship.
"Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol" Read More ...
Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to go to your nearest theater and see "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol," one of the best popcorn movies of 2011. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)
The first "True Grit" focused on the legendary John Wayne. This new version by Joel and Ethan Coen focuses on a 14-year-old girl and what she'll do to make things right in a world of sin and loss. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)