The events of this last week bear witness to something troubling all right—but it’s not quite the trouble you’ve been hearing about in the national media or on Twitter.
When was the last time you felt awe for what you see, feel, and experience around you? As easy as it is to fixate on the negatives around us, don’t miss out on the sweetness of relishing the jaw-dropping goodness and beauty all around us too.
Stepping away from a community of faith hurts in both directions. Could a deeper recognition of that pain help draw our hearts together again?
The world’s getting angrier and colder. We were struck by how diverse families cultivate humility through religious practices.
Some have been confused about the Church’s support for new federal legislation. But are they confused about what the Church actually said—or about how media outlets spun it?
When we equate agency with being merely choice, we miss out on how human agency manifests in rich ways that are not always conscious and deliberately chosen.
Rather than threats to faith, what if the headwinds facing believers are, in fact, providing an opportunity to become true disciples? A review of Terryl and Nathaniel Givens’ new book, “Into the Headwinds,”
Americans love to feel validated and explore external influences on their circumstances. Yet these therapeutic activities, when overdone, can sideline and subvert the value of personal change.
Plenty of horrifying things in history have been justified as accomplishing “great good.” That’s true of the atrocities in Ukraine. And it’s also true of those tearing apart the faith of believers young and old.