Editorial

Is This A Biblical Worldview? 1920 1133 Lyndsey Medford

Is This A Biblical Worldview?

The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood issued a statement on sexuality condemning all LGBTQ+ identities and Christian affirmation of LGBTQ+ people as made in the image of God. There…

It’s Okay To Deconstruct Your American Faith 1920 1276 Kaitlin Curtice

It’s Okay To Deconstruct Your American Faith

In college, I took a world literature class. We spent some time with famous stories from all over the world, including the literature of the Old Testament. Being a born…

The Arc Of Fear 1920 1280 Brian Niece

The Arc Of Fear

The arc of fear is a powerful motivator. But the arc of fear never finishes bending where it seems to lead, because under the immense pressure of such a significant force,…

When I Kept Silent 1920 1280 Laura Jean Truman

When I Kept Silent

I used to work as a chaplain at an elderly residential facility and rehab hospital in Atlanta. I was there on December 28th 2015, the day that the police officer…

Witness To Suffering 1920 1279 Caris Adel

Witness To Suffering

We romanticize suffering because we know the weight of looking at it honestly will crush us. It’s why we have best-selling books about the London Blitz whilst barely taking in…

Jesus And The Bible Are Not The Same Thing 1920 1280 David Ruybalid

Jesus And The Bible Are Not The Same Thing

Do you ever struggle when people misuse the Bible to come up with strange positions that detour people from Jesus or even hurt others? At the heart of much of…

Defining Myself Without Fear 1920 1280 Kaitlin Curtice

Defining Myself Without Fear

I’ve never been one for confrontation. My need for inner and communal harmony is pretty high, so you can imagine that with the current dividedness of our country, and the…

Postcards From The Wilderness: Leaving Evangelicalism To Find The Gospel 1920 1279 Laura Jean Truman

Postcards From The Wilderness: Leaving Evangelicalism To Find The Gospel

Sometimes you leave before you know you’ve gone. Sometimes you’re still there, and you think you’ve left. I’ve spent a lot of time this summer processing “being evangelical,” and being…

Raise Your Hope 1920 1280 Marvia Davidson

Raise Your Hope

Raise your Words. Raise your hope. RAISE your WORSHIP. You who know Christ, stop. Cease striving. Stop trying to use shame and blame to change people. It’s not working and…

Mourning And The Duty To Delight 1920 1280 Leslie Verner

Mourning And The Duty To Delight

Acollective heaviness is caving in on us. With terrorism striking even holy Islamic sites, countries advising their citizens not to travel to the U.S. or wear traditional clothing here, many…

The Good News About My Racism 1920 1281 Lyndsey Medford

The Good News About My Racism

It first occurred to me that I might be a racist when Mary Elizabeth Moore mentioned offhand that she is one. Dr. Moore is the Dumbledore of Boston University School…

What Has Become Of Our Light? 1920 1080 Stephanie Thompson

What Has Become Of Our Light?

Last night, as I watched my youngest graduate from Junior High School, my heart was torn. While I felt joy in the celebration of these kids (many of whom I…