While still uncommon among evangelical churches, some Baptists are adamant that Good Friday services are vital to a full appreciation and experience of Christ's resurrection.

Published in Faith

Before we can turn and tune our hearts to God, we must first turn and tune our hearts to each other.

Published in Columns
Monday, 24 November 2014 14:34

The season to ‘stir-it up’

Beginning with thanks for what God has given and ending with wonder at what God has done.

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 08:09

We believe in the communion of saints

Recalling those who have gone ahead of us like navigators, to lead the way.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:00

Recovering Allhallowtide

Halloween invokes an important Christian approach to death: laughing at it.

Published in Commentaries

Artists and pastors say artistic expression transforms the experience of sacred space and time — and that Baptists are catching on.

Published in Congregations

All Souls Charlottesville, a growing Virginia Baptist church plant, looks Anglican in worshp but is true to its Baptist roots, pastor says as congregation celebrates five years.

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 14:28

A feast of ‘splendid nobodies’

All Saints Day calls us to remember and give thanks for those who have gone before us.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 12:16

Making room for the Spirit

Many are fearful of the power of the Holy Spirit because they think being filled with God’s abiding as Spirit will make them do weird things. If weird means becoming extravagantly compassionate or practicing radical hospitality or taking Jesus’ teaching about peace seriously, then they are correct.

Published in Thinking Theologically
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 13:15

Longing for vision

Instead of writing off their visionaries as eccentric, many churches would do well to pay them heed.

Published in Thinking Theologically
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