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Capital punishment is against the best judgment of modern criminology and, above all, against the highest expression of love in the nature of God” (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
When Christians have grown so bitter toward someone that we can’t even accept their apologies, something has gone seriously wrong. … We must refuse to create lose-lose situations for each other where one is damned if they apologize and damned if they don’t.

"What would happen if we saw our natural world, not as a collective ‘ours’ but as an individual ‘mine?’ What if we shifted our thinking about environmental preservation from being an imperative or an obligation to equating good stewardship with our own personal act of worship?"

The song hit me: “Praise God, all creatures here below.” I could hear the songs of praise from his non-human creatures. It finally dawned on me that my songs of praise paled in comparison to the winds that touch the peaks of mountains, the perfect songs of birds and the language of dolphins. They are all songs of praise!

(Image: View from Doubtful Sound in New Zealand, Harrison B / Shutterstock.com)


"Is it possible to let our hearts by broken by the dead children of our enemy? Is our God big enough to allow us to imagine that God loves those we fear and despise?"

- Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans in “Until We See Their Faces”

"Is it possible to let our hearts by broken by the dead children of our enemy? Is our God big enough to allow us to imagine that God loves those we fear and despise?"

Elizabeth Eisenstadt Evans in “Until We See Their Faces”

High-cost of seminary, student debt, low wages, declining membership + decreasing church budgets — is bi-vocational the answer? One pastor argues no. What do you think?

A study about the relationship between domestic violence and gun violence released by the Center for American Progress highlights how deadly this major loophole can be for thousands of women. The statistics are stunning …

"When I first saw Americans joining in solidarity with Iraqi Christians through the#WeAreN hashtag and protest campaign, I was encouraged.”

"Muslims and minorities across Iraq immediately sensed the gravity of the tactics deployed by the Islamic State:if one group is marked, we are all marked. If we stand by in silence today while others are marked for extinction, our time will come, and there will be no one left to stand for us.”

- Jeremy Courtney of Preemptive Love Coalition