John A. Nelson
Idolatry is bad: soul-killingly bad.
The old coach had been invited to give the high school commencement speech.
Atheists are wrong, but they could be on to something. Maybe God is gone. Absent.
Martin B. Copenhaver
Change is not a sign of death. It is a sign of life. Only the living change.
God doesn't comfort us in our exclusion, our injustice, or our defense of systemic oppression. God doesn't comfort us in our complacency, our complicity, or our sin.
Quinn G. Caldwell
God's hoping for a lot more from you than just good public manners. Isaiah says God's given you—you!—as a light to the nations.
It's not true that the New Testament God is a God of love while the Old Testament God is a God of wrath. It's the same God.
But it is even harder, perhaps, to face the reality that we cannot truly save anyone or fix anything.
Emily C. Heath
One of the things I find myself preaching about the most is time, and how we choose to use it.
"Would you like to receive ashes today?" We asked one person after another.