Selected articles and online-only features from the Church of the Brethren’s official magazine
Is everyone a child of God?
“Don’t pray for patience. If you do, God will give you a difficult experience to teach you.”
Luke’s Gospel overturns commonly accepted social, political,
and economic norms and challenges us to consider, “What is
good news for all the people?”
As we consider ways to practice thanksgiving, an often-overlooked resource is the book of Psalms.
A look at Psalm 23, the Shepherd Psalm
Can van Gogh’s painting help us reclaim Jesus’ parable as
something more than a cliché?
Is a small church an unsuccessful church? Is "success" really our goal?
Does the Bible say this?
What are we admitting about our faith in Jesus if leaving the church seems better than reconciling broken relationships?
What does it mean to "handle" suffering? What do we think "not handling" things would look like?
Do human beings need to be reborn, or do we simply need to be improved?
What do you get when you combine an erroneous belief about God, an ancient fable, an old theological
heresy, and the lyrics to a favorite hymn?
What if we could challenge difficult behavior without fearing that
people would leave the church?
Should we seek out a different congregation where we will feel more comfortable?
Jesus puts children front and center in his ministry
What might we find in the wilderness?
How can the disciples be joyful when Jesus leaves them behind?
A message of hope and optimism about the future
Insight can occur anywhere and at any time, even over a fast food meal in a shopping mall food court.
Jesus was a refugee! Mary and Joseph were refugees! What does that mean for us?