Bad News, Theodicy, and Hospitality

Part Four of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter When I am tuned in to national and global events, I can’t avoid being aware of trouble in our world. So how can I possibly go on bein... Read More...

Firearm Spirituality

Lessons from a 30-06 For MW By Will Brown  I am a hunter. I have written a fair amount about hunting from a theological point of view. Among other things, hunting provides me with lean, healthy food, com... Read More...

Trauma, the News, and God

Part Three of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter My two previous posts have explored a spirituality of reading the news. I’ve noted that exposure to events far away — whether reported by journalists or acquaintances on social media... Read More...

Which Neighbors?

Part 2 of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter For anyone who wants to share in the burdens of others, it can be difficult to take in the onslaught of global news without despair. In ... Read More...

The Weight of the World

Part One of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter There are weeks when, even though everything is going well in our house — the kids are happy, we parents are sleeping enough — a cloud... Read More...

Everyone Is a Homemaker

By David Barr After I graduated from college, I spent two years living in the converted loft of a barn, where I took care of a Chattanooga businessman’s gentleman farm. Aside from the horses, my housemate for most of that period was a rangy man, also in his... Read More...

The Way of Love: Pray

Part of a series on The Way of Love. By Nathan Jennings Bishop Curry’s Way of Love provides the church with “practices for a Jesus-centered life.” Many of these practices are traditional Christian discipl... Read More...

Jesus is Full of Surprises

Mark 11:1-13:13 By Cole Hartin My wife sometimes reminds me of Jesus. Let me tell you what I mean: Based on years together, I have built up a picture of my wife, Amy, in my mind. This includes what I ... Read More...