Though we sing of “peace on Earth,” these are restless times. Followers of Christ need to remain above the divisiveness. There’s work to be done … together.
12/18/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
How does our response to someone like Greta Thunberg match our response to people God sends to get our attention, the prophets?
12/12/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
12/04/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
Of all the things we might want people to know about Thanksgiving, what should they know?
11/26/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
11/20/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
Fewer veterans are standing during Veterans Day celebrations these days. This isn’t because we need their service less.
11/12/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
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?
11/07/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
In the furious sounds of stormy times, we can sing songs of hope for those overwhelmed by the storms.
10/31/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
10/23/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
10/17/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
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.
10/09/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor
In these fractious times, followers of Christ need to be the glue that holds families, neighborhoods, communities and societies together.
10/03/2019 - By Eric Black / Editor