In Matthew 6, Jesus tells us not to worry over food and clothing. But this should not be misunderstood: It would be a sin to say to someone living destitute and alone, “Don’t worry!” We must first create conditions in which this can become reality.
Committed followers of Christ from every corner of society are responding to Christ’s call to live a spirituality that encompasses the whole of life and is lived out with others. Community is not easy, but it is the mark of the kingdom of God.
Separating and isolating individuals is the poisonous root of property: its curse is that individuals lose connection to one another and, what is worse, to God. The effects are mortal. Arnold explores how and why this is so, then points to an answer.
You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness. So then, let us not be like others, who are asleep, but let us be awake and sober. 1 Thessalonians 5:5–6, NIV. Dear Father in heaven, we...
Even in the life of a Christian, faith rises and falls like the tides of an invisible sea. It’s there, even when he can’t see it or feel it, if he...
Berrigan’s journey through the Book of Daniel is loaded with spiritual, social, and political charges. Like his namesake, Berrigan speaks boldly. He scrutinizes Daniel's actions in one paragraph and our own in the next. Read More
Find out what following Jesus meant for first-century Christians with these earliest writings of the post-apostolic era. Read More
A spirited confession of faith by a twenty-three-year-old persecuted Christian in a sixteenth-century Austrian dungeon. Read More
Some children learn more slowly, others can’t run or speak very well. But school would not be half as fun or interesting without them. This delightful fairy tale teaches appreciation for children with Down syndrome and other developmental challenges. Read More
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