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Author Christopher Schilling

Christopher L. Schilling is an ordained Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) minister, hospital chaplain, and a chaplain in the Air Force Reserve.

As a society, we resist talking about what is an absolute for all of us: We will someday die. It’s time we have conversations with our loved ones about our deaths and our wishes for end-of-life care. […] Read More

The biggest way your church can honor veterans is not through worship services centered around an unauthentic fantasy of “American exceptionalism” on Veterans Day. Instead, try these 3 ideas. […] Read More

Gender inequality continues to thrive in the one place that should be inclusive and equal – the church. Here are 4 ways men can support women in ministry roles in our churches. […] Read More

When you’re connected to social media throughout your day, the constant overexposure of information takes a toll on your emotional and spiritual health. Is it time for a sabbath? […] Read More

For modern-day Christians, adopting a minimalist lifestyle, leaving all our possessions behind and following Christ can be a bit of a challenge if not impossible. […] Read More

I found myself sitting in front of an ordination committee five years ago as I was seeking to become an ordained minister. It had been a long and difficult experience for me. While I had finished my educational program to become an ordained minister, a learning disability made it difficult for me to pass the […] Read More