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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Heaven

Who will be there? Are near-death experiences reliable? And more on eternal life.

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When Trusting God Means Doing Nothing

Do I let my aging congregation be the church or do I try to change it?

Photos: The Unseen Armenians of Jerusalem

Armenians who have long lived in Jerusalem remain one of the city’s least known communities.

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A Case for Stating the Obvious on Good Friday

Context matters when reading Christ’s Passion, especially when anti-Semitism is alive and well.

10 Easter Songs That Are Better Than Contemporary Worship Music

An Easter playlist for liturgical purposes or just feeling hipper than your church friends.

All Is Dust and DNA

Here’s what happens when you pair the truth of Ash Wednesday with that of evolution.

Heaven Is for Now: 5 Ways to Experience Eternity Today

According to the Christian tradition, heaven doesn’t just happen when we die — it starts today. Here are five ways to experience heaven in the here and now.

Mary Magdalene, the Closest Friend of Jesus

She’s been ignored, dismissed, and misunderstood. But the story of Easter makes it clear that Mary was Jesus’ most faithful friend.

From Passover to Easter: Why I’m Grateful to be Jewish, Christian, and Alive

Passover with friends. Easter with family. It’s almost enough to make you believe in God.

God’s Not Dead? Why the Good News Is Better than That

The resurrection of Jesus is not a matter of private faith — it’s a proclamation for the whole world.

Jesus, Bunnies, and Colored Eggs: An Explanation of Holy Week and Easter

So, Easter is a one-day celebration of Jesus rising from the dead and turning into a bunny, right? Not exactly.

Why I Am Obsessed with Jesus

I gave up believing in Jesus long ago, but I can’t stop thinking — or writing — about him. Here’s why.

Good Pastors Are Not Parrots

Part 20 of the OnFaith Forum “Disbelief in the Pulpit.”

Wounds Not Bones

It seems someone is always “finding” the rumored remains of Jesus Christ. But even if this is true — what does it really do for us now?