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When Saying “I’m Gay” Means Walking in the Light

When I admitted my gay identity, I was finally able to stop worshipping sexuality — and was better able to worship God.

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The Atheist Minister

Gretta Vosper says prayer is “being attuned to the world” and church “has to be on the edge of whatever is next.” Is her congregation the future of church?

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Prayerward Facing Dog

How yoga can teach us to pray with our bodies.

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When it Comes to Hateful Internet Speech, Christians Are the Worst

Thanks to horrible Christian comments online, I realized there’s a big difference between being Christian and following Jesus.

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Hobby Lobby Decision: Love It or Loathe It, but Don’t Overreact to It

The Court’s ruling in favor of closely held corporations is limited in scope. But the real religious exemption fight is yet to come.

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Why Half of All Pastors Want to Quit Their Jobs

The pastoral vocation is in decline. If it’s going to recover, churches need to rethink how they measure success.

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Why Religious Freedom in Sudan Matters to All of Us

With Meriam Ibrahim and her children facing torture and impending death, a surprising collection of activists have fought to save them.

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Five Sayings of the Homeless Jesus

Jesus was a poor man, and his words and actions are a model for how Christians should regard the poor.

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Will We See Our Four-Legged Friends in Heaven?

I hope our beloved pets will be waiting for us in heaven. But Christians disagree over the possibility of an animal afterlife.

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Four Modern Versions of the Bible that Are Ruining the Bible

In a era with more Bibles than ever before, biblical literacy is in serious decline. Maybe the problem is all those Bibles.