Emily C. Heath
It has become quite common for some American Christians to believe they are being persecuted for their faith.
A friend of mine did a sermon series she called "The Ten Essentials."
In my prayers, I often err on the side of praying for things that I could do myself.
I know a professor who's delightful in the classroom.
A minister at my childhood church used to start many of his sermons with a song called "Love Lifted Me."
Lazarus was dead: to begin with.
Sometimes when I read the Psalms, I skip over the laments.
Quinn G. Caldwell
One way that many talk about what happened in the Garden of Eden — which is to say, one way to talk about the human condition, why it's so fraught and difficult — is to say that when Adam and Eve ate the fruit, their disobedience, their sin, made death enter the world.
The bold, ancient Revelation to John repeats the even more ancient vision of Ezekiel.
I remember the first time I realized, about 32 winters in, that the trees where I lived in New England lacked foliage fully six months out of every year.