Thursday, 20 March 2014 12:13

Finding grace in Lent

In our overachieving, performance-driven society, we’re tempted to tackle the work of Lent like we would a challenging homework assignment.

Published in Talk With the Preacher

Youth minister Kent McKeever, also an attorney who represents indigent clients in Waco, Texas, is wearing an orange prison jumpsuit for Lent to draw attention to disparities in the sentencing of the poor and minorities.

Published in People
Thursday, 30 May 2013 13:54

A safe space to be vulnerable

Creating healthy communities that nurture vulnerability can be a great gift of the church.

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Friday, 19 April 2013 13:12

Out of season

How do we celebrate the joy of Easter when tragic events like the bombing at the Boston Marathon play out in slow motion before our eyes?

Published in Commentaries
Friday, 29 March 2013 13:28

The perils of Easter preaching

Bigger crowds, importance of message and reptition pushes pastors to search for ways to find fresh approaches to the Resurrection.

Published in People
Thursday, 28 March 2013 08:35

Overcoming darkness

Holy Week helps us to remember, recommit and guard against the darkness of today's apathy.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 10:42

Holy Week: Breaking the silence

The secret is out. The silence is broken. The kingdom of God is here.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Monday, 18 March 2013 09:55

Suzii Paynter on life, Lent and CBF

 CBF's new executive coordinator says keeping a spiritual focus helps her undertake a demanding schedule of travel and meetings.

Published in People
Thursday, 28 February 2013 11:12

Dangerous Lent

Lent is a dangerous season that calls us to acknowledge the shadow side of our humanity and to confront the “hard sayings” of Jesus.

Published in Can I Get a Witness?
Friday, 22 February 2013 09:17

A gift to be simple

Lent offers perfect opportunity for Christians to contemplate simple living.

Published in Social Issues
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