Lent leads Christians into Easter. And every pilgrimage — every serious spiritual sojourn — starts with prayer. Borrowing the words of James Brown, “Get on the good foot.” Let’s make prayer the foundational priority through every step of our Lenten journey.
The season of Lent offers an opportunity to be intentional about one’s spiritual journey. As we struggle with overcoming our own spiritual and emotional challenges, may we grow towards finding common ground among brothers and sisters with differences
Women’s History Month is a good time to focus on Womanist Theology as part of a continuing conversation about the contexts in which the Bible was written, in which it is currently being interpreted, and in which many who read the Bible are living every day.
I’m grateful for the season of Lent, and these practices that have helped me be more aware, more thoughtful, and more free. Have you taken on a Lenten practice this year? Whether you take something on or give something up, it’s not too late to begin.
My mother taught, tithed and tended the people and projects of her church throughout all her adult years. This article is for her and all the women like her.
What if this Lent, many of us welcomed and risked a rejection each day? What if we embraced this counterintuitive way to strengthen and hone our discipleship?
In all her work she advocated for—and embodied—the rightful place of women in positions of leadership. She helped spearhead the movement to make the University of Rochester coeducational and broke new ground as the first woman to serve on the Rochester Board of Education.
“Remember, you are dust, and to dust you will return.” One by one they came, listened, received. But halfway through, I faltered.
A few years ago, I made a change and started reading more fiction again. The insights in various genres—literary, historical, romance, science fiction and fantasy—all have led me to think differently about the questions we wrestle with theologically.
Clean water for Haiti: A partnership between First Baptist Church, Cadillac and First Baptist Church, Cap Haïtien
We learned that as many as 1 in 6 Haitian children will not live to see their 5th birthday due to waterborne illness. We wanted to serve God not only spiritually but also serve our brethren in a tangible way. Through prayer, we decided to do something, no matter how small, about clean water.