Richard L. Floyd
On that first Pentecost the crowd thought the disciples were drunk, but they weren't drunk, they were "inspired."
A rabbi on the show Transparent wants to start a family, so she is devastated when she experiences a miscarriage.
In my social settings, the person whose faith leads with commandments is pretty sure to find themselves isolated in a corner.
This sentence from Mark is just one example of the peculiar way the Bible often has of describing extraordinary events.
Emily C. Heath
Recently someone I respected and cared about did something pretty hurtful.
John A. Nelson
In many Bible passages that contrast "world" and "spirit," it can seem that the Bible takes sides: bad world; good spirit.
As I packed my office at my last church, I gathered loose index cards from every conceivable surface.
Here we are in the very first chapter of the very first book about the very first church, and just about the very first action those very first believers undertake is…an election
The last time you received communion the pastor might have said something like, "The body and blood of Christ given for you" or something less graphic, more poetic, and just as appropriate such as: "The bread of life and the cup of hope."
Quinn G. Caldwell
There never was a less-UCC vision of Jesus than this one.