Marilyn Chandler McEntyre transmits one of the final instructions she received from a beloved mentor. She comments on what it means to "afford to live," expanding our concepts of virtues like generosity and humility, and noting the extravagance of God in his dealings with his creation.
Youth live in transition between childhood and adulthood, so youth ministry always has the potential to pull them in either direction. Too often, it tugs toward childishness. We offer really sophisticated day care. We compete with entertainers. But the Christian life doesn’t tend toward prolonged naiveté; it leads to maturity. Peter David Gross rejects "The Adulthood Myth" and asks us to consider offering Christian youth a better way.
Interview Part 2 of 2 with Fr. Richard Rohr | "Many saints said some rather stupid things, but humbly and completely loved God and their neighbor. Many contemporaries say quite intelligent and true things, and live in union with nobody."
Getting along through disagreement is never easy. Preserving the freedom to think and learn and grow comes with a cost. But what if the disagreement itself is valuable for us? What if the cost of freedom isn’t what we expect? And how can we all become the kinds of citizens who know how to disagree without it destroying us?
7 tough questions to help you integrate your faith and work into a transcendent summon (that is, a calling).
Key theological and psychological insights for Christians who want their faith to impact far more than how they spend Sunday mornings.
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