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Sustaining Christian Community through the Sacraments

Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are the focus of some of the most extraordinary moments in Christian worship. Understanding why we celebrate these two sacraments informs how we celebrate them.... read more >

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Caring for the Health of Body, Mind, Soul and Spirit

Christian leaders are charged with representing the way of Christ to their congregants and the wider community. That requires caring for their own physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health in... read more >

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Don’t Just Do Something; Pray

President Franklin D. Roosevelt inaugurated the modern tendency of U.S. Presidents to push a heavy agenda during their first 100 days in office. By contrast, Jesus spent the first 40... read more >

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Practicing Daily Prayer: Four Examples

This brief article by Kimberly Winston outlines the discipline of daily prayer as practiced by four Christian leaders: Tony Campolo, founder of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education;... read more >

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Using the Spiritual Practice of Discernment to Make Secular Decisions

Ascension Health is the nation’s largest Catholic, nonprofit health care company, with 2008 revenue of $13.5 billion. And Ascension Health makes its major decisions on the basis of a spiritual... read more >

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I Eat Christ

“The yeses of resurrection and communion are about cultivating openness, imagination and gratitude for the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives, without a predisposition to doing what always... read more >

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Billy Graham: A Model of Christian Rectitude - Audio

Billy Graham symbolized what Middle Americans want to believe about themselves and their allegiance to fundamental verities. Though he was not flawless, he lived by a strong moral code. He... read more >

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The Intersection of Work and Faith

Ten Trappist monks rise daily at 3:30 a.m. for morning prayers. At 6 a.m. the first team enters their bakery to begin the day's production of rum-soaked fruitcakes. An article... read more >

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Practical Theology Examines How People Live Out Their Faith

Practical Theology Examines How People Live Out Their Faith Children sitting On A Bluff James Nieman Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News

Often relegated to specialists, theology can better be understood as a process of recognizing a church’s distinctive practices.

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The Spiritual Fruits of Play

The Spiritual Fruits Of Play Men Bowling Spirit Fun Insights into Religion News Lilly Foundation Funding Grant Christianity Youth

Play isn’t just for kids. It offers spiritual benefits for all ages, advocates say. Imagine Jesus as Jester.

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

Study of the Torah   O God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — for generations now, our ancestors in the faith have...

ARDA GlobalPlus: Religion and Nationalistic Politics in India

One of the most important test cases of religious and political nationalism is unfolding in India, where a political...

Anglican Archbishop’s Lenten prayer book Written by a Catholic Priest

For those that have followed the close collaboration and friendship between Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury...

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