Law, Grace, and the Path of Discipleship

By Charlie Clauss At the 1991 Annual Christian Renewal Conference in Colorado, John Rogers spoke about his time participating in Episcopal — Lutheran dialogue. With a twinkle in his eye he said, “Lutherans a... Read More...

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

By Kristine Blaess As we are taking stock after the pandemic, I notice in myself and in my congregation an increased clarity about who we are and what we are about. We are disciples of the crucified and rise... Read More...

The Call for Spiritual Mentors

By Robin T. Jennings I was a rector for about five years and looked pretty good on the outside. On the inside I was hollow. I needed help. Spiritual help. It was the 1980s, and the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation led by Tilden Edwards in Washington... Read More...

The Scouring of the White Horse

By Christopher Yoder   On a hill in the Berkshire Downs in southern England, there is an enormous, abstract figure of a horse cut into chalk. The white lines of the chalk horse stand out sharply from the sur... Read More...

Equipping the (Young) Saints

By Clint Wilson I would like to share with you the single most effective way I have encountered to develop mature, culturally-engaged, young adult Christian leaders, and the reason the church I serve has dec... Read More...

Hard Lessons on Discipleship from Cobra Kai

By Terence Chandra “It’s a tough world out there and I can help them be ready for it.” — Johnny Lawrence The last memory most priests have of their confirmation students is from the day of the rite itself — posing uncomfortably in starchy outfits chosen by ... 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...