The Highs and Lows of Church Growth

Cover image: Exterior of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple via ChurchofJesusChrist.org. Today, the once “warm” and fertile grounds for evangelical proselytizing are experiencing little growth, if not contraction.…

New books to broaden perspectives

A new initiative has placed new reading nooks in public libraries for children in grades K-3, designed to help prevent violence and celebrate diversity. The books encourage readers to grow, engage, read and imagine and will be available…

God can handle your anger

A Reflection for Friday of the Twenty-Sixth Week in Ordinary TimeHave you ever in your life ordered in the morningand shown at dawn its placeTo seize the ends of the earth,until the wicked are shaken from its surface? (Job 38:12-13)The…

Opinion: Life begins at conception

I write this to give a different perspective on the recent "my thoughts" editorial written by Robert Townes. I write acknowledging that, as described, his and his wife's credentials include the school of theology. From this description I…

Cal Thomas: The Queen’s Litter

London - Watching the BBC and Sky News cover the death of Queen Elizabeth II, one is struck by the adjectives used by reporters, commentators and interviewees outside Balmoral Castle and Buckingham Palace: sense of duty, virtue, integrity,…