Metaphors are risky, yet we use them all the time. Editor Eric Black reflects on an unintended consequence of a metaphor he used in a recent editorial.
By Eric Black / Editor
Of all the things we might want people to know about Thanksgiving, what should they know?
Let’s give so much of ourselves to the work of Christ that we won’t have anything left in us but to celebrate the joy of the good work God gives us.
Fewer veterans are standing during Veterans Day celebrations these days. This isn’t because we need their service less.
How we engage with our church may mirror how we engage with our society. How might your voting habits at church reflect your voting habits outside of church?
In the furious sounds of stormy times, we can sing songs of hope for those overwhelmed by the storms.
The words we say to and about one another and when we say them matters. Speaking the right words in these wrong times may be easier than we realize.
With so much bad news, we may want to stick our heads in the sand or turn the channel. There’s another, counterintuitive way to escape bad news.
There is a mind-altering and highly contagious disease among us. It has a single name and a multitude of expressions. And it can be eradicated.
In these fractious times, followers of Christ need to be the glue that holds families, neighborhoods, communities and societies together.
Instead of competing over who is most doctrinally pure, most committed to justice, has the most baptisms or who simply is the best, let’s race to be the hope of Jesus Christ in a hope-starved time.
What if we need to engage publicly in education and immigration, not for political reasons, but for spiritual ones?