In this essay, Roy Barsness offers a Christian perspective on politics and citizenship; that of loving our neighbor as oneself.
The Old Testament recognizes that riches can be gained through wickedness and oppression, but it also teaches and exemplifies that those to whom God grants more than ordinary wealth can and should make use of it in ways that are righteous before God, both in attitude and in practice.
A look at the current economic crisis through a Lukan parable.
An interview with Cornel West on a range of issues, including politics, religion, power, language, the economy, and race.
What could a worldly professor learn from a saint about dying as a means of living out a calling in Christ?
This interview explores the themes of the book “Subverting Global Myths,” by Vinoth Ramachandra, which investigates modern narratives of terrorism, human rights, science, and religious violence.
In this essay, Dr. Story discusses the book of James’s message to the powerful rich and the vulnerable poor, a message that is especially relevant to the socioeconomic issues in the twenty-first century.
Chris Heuertz describes the role of education in his mission to serve the poor, including the shift in vision that inspired his community of volunteers to serve the poor relationally rather than philanthropically.
Sandwiched somewhere between the Lord’s Prayer and the closing hymn comes the Sunday morning offering—a staple of Presbyterian worship. The organ plays or the choir sings while faithful churchgoers pass plates, baskets or bowls row by row, offering back a portion of God’s gracious gifts. The money received keeps the bulletins printed, the heat on, […]