Naperville, Illinois (RNS)—Community Christian Church’s annual Christmas pageant includes all the classics. There’s “O Little Town of Bethlehem” and “Away in a Manger.” And everyone’s favorite sing-a-long: “I Want to Hold Your
There’s a perception that, as church leaders, we cannot take much from the secular business world and apply it to the church. In fact, many people often object to using
As a full-time prison chaplain for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, I have searched the Scriptures to learn as much as possible about every person who spent time in prison,
The fact that the religious unaffiliated have risen from about five percent of Americans in the mid-1970’s to nearly a quarter of the population by 2018 has all sorts of
The Edinburgh New Testament professor modeled faithful scholarship with his work on historic devotion to Jesus. I went to Larry Hurtado’s office at the University of Edinburgh immediately after I defended
When President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving celebrations official in the US he directed the country to “gratefully acknowledge” God and offer “a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent
Arguably the oldest book in the Bible, the Book of Job has become, for many of us, a guidebook on how to suffer well (if there is such a thing).
A scribe came to Jesus and asked, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” (Mark 12:28). It sounds like a fair question. First-century Jews counted 613 regulations in