Suicide, Sin, and Grace

What does the Church have to offer in the face of increasing suicide rates and a rising mental health crisis?

Grief and the Presence of God

The desire, and lack of solution, for more attention to God continues to gnaw at the corners of my mind and heart. And then this past weekend, my dog died.

Pastoral care during a natural disaster

Natural disasters shake something loose inside of people. There is a brief window in which individuals and societies are pried open to the reality and life of God.

The double cure

Toplady's “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me” qualifies as one of the richest hymns, with its biblical allusions, soteriological vision, and complex history.

Gracious acceptance

Our post-Communion prayer affirms that we aren’t merely tolerated by God. No, we are graciously accepted.