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Faith Communities Respond to Migrant Child Crisis

By July 2014, there were more than 50,000 unaccompanied minors in the U.S. who had come across the southern border and were awaiting status processing. For faith communities that want... read more >


Vindicate Suffering by Hearing and Remembering

When Australian-born Anglican Father Michael Lapsley was sent to South Africa in the 1970s, he encountered the still-extant Apartheid system. “I stopped being a human being,” he said about that... read more >


Foolishness, An ON Scripture Feature

by Margaret Aymer (1 Corinthians 1:18-24) Foolishness, An ON Scripture Feature. A reflection by Margaret Aymer with a focus on 1 Corinthians 1:18-24 (Sep 14, 2014) On Scripture Video.


ARDA Explores How College Students' Faith Affects Mental Health

College freshmen undergoing spiritual struggles may be at risk for addictive behaviors, a study indicates. The finding is consistent with a developing body of research revealing the complex nature of... read more >


How Connected Are Work and Faith? Take the Quiz!

Faith matters in the lives of working Americans, from their choice of a vocation to how much satisfaction they take in their jobs. Yet analysts note that many aspects of... read more >


A Strange Summer Vacation, An ON Scripture Feature

by Barbara K. Lundblad (Romans 13: 8-14) A Strange Summer Vacation, An ON Scripture Feature. A reflection by Barbara K. Lundblad with a focus on Romans 13: 8-14 (Sep 07, 2014) On Scripture Video.


Join On Being's Conversation About Suicide

The public is invited to join an ongoing conversation about suicide, share their experiences, and help build a better dialogue about the issue in our society. After the death of... read more >


Engaging Your Church in the Local Community Takes Courage, Time

In the 1990s, Atlanta developer and philanthropist Tom Cousins brought together business, government and community leaders to transform the poverty- and crime-plagued East Lake neighborhood through a “holistic approach to... read more >





Explorer of the Universe, Stephen Hawkings Dies

  "Unlike me, Prof. Hawking did his best to stare into the far reaches of the universe. If anyone could have...

Philanthropy That Thinks Deeply About Rural Community

Based in Indianapolis, the Lilly Endowment is perhaps best known for its grants to strengthen pastoral leaders and...

Grappling with Questions of Belonging, Unity, and Faith

Years ago, against the advice of colleagues, Amanda Parrish Morgan taught Marilynne Robinson's debut novel,...

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