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Although public schools do not advance religion nor are they hostile to it, many misconceptions exist about religion in public schools. Here are five ways America’s public schools protect everyone’s religious liberty. […] Read More

A few generations ago, Sunday School and related programs began to lose their centrality for the nurturing task within church fellowships. Today, prospects for a thriving future of healthy churches are not promising. […] Read More

By Paul Beasley-Murray – Not all retired ministers feel welcomed when they try to settle in a local church. Most feel God still has a call on their lives. Here’s how your church can help them find outlets for their gifts and experience. […] Read More

A lot of bad information is out there about Islam. How can you separate the good from the bad? To reclaim the discourse about Islam in the church, these 3 pointers will help you find sources motivated by love, not fear or anger. […] Read More

There are times when being empathetic doesn’t help people. We need to use our heads more than our hearts and adopt a more rational approach to intervening positively in the world. […] Read More

Every time we make a purchase, we are making a moral judgment. For some of our purchases, we need to face the moral consequences of what we do. We buy our luxuries at the cost of human misery. […] Read More

With anti-Muslim attacks on the rise in the U.S., Christians must offer a more loving way by unconditionally extending radical hospitality to all people of all faiths, in all places, at all times, throughout all of creation. […] Read More

After the March 15 attack on two New Zealand mosques that left 50 dead, I visited our local mosque and sat down with some of my Muslim neighbors as they processed their grief. It was a long overdue visit. […] Read More

The U.S. has a serious problem when it comes to gun violence. Some say it’s a gun problem; others a people problem. In their new book, authors Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin argue that it’s both. […] Read More

Anti-Semitism cannot be condoned no matter when or by whom it is expressed, but neither can charges of anti-Semitism be used as a means to stifle legitimate criticism of the nation of Israel. […] Read More