Selected articles and online-only features from the Church of the Brethren’s official magazine

Features

Potluck

Discerning the mind of Christ

When the church gathers to ask questions, the wisdom of the whole church informs our decisions. So when I disagree with what the wider communion has said,...

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Bible Study

Words from an intemperate heart

The book of Jude seems written by someone who has a burr under his saddle or, as William Beahm of blessed memory used to say, “a raspberry seed under his...

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Living Simply

Brewed

If coffee is a good enough catalyst for people to form bonds and become vulnerable with one another, shouldn’t mutual faith in Jesus be an even better one?

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Do not fear

Our church in the US isn’t what it used to be. We face serious challenges, but let us look forward to the new thing that the Lord is doing among us. Better...

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Stories from the Cities

The power of small

For Washington City Church of the Brethren, smallness can cause worry and doubt—but it also has provided a path to new life and renewal

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Living Simply

Sunday supper

The aromas were delectable, but more than the food I remember the satisfaction that came from the joy of loved ones gathered around the dinner table.

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A river of death

Hundreds of people moved into the valley of a contaminated river in search of a place to live. But what they found was a place to die.

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