(RNS) For a period in his younger life, the host of “The Pete Holmes Show” on TBS, which debuted late last year and follows “Conan” on late-night TV, was on a trajectory to become a youth pastor.
(RNS) Mandela lived his theology. He preached with his life. And his legacy is a scripture we will study for generations to come.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) When I think about the guardian angels who I’ve been told surround me like spiritual body guards, I picture the Angel In Charge looking and sounding a lot like the Grammy-winning singer Mary J. Blige.
Nadia Bolz-Weber has a bold and unmistakable voice, preaching the gospel of grace in a way the world needs to hear. And we might not listen if her appearance, vocabulary and backstory were more neat, pious or easy.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) Those scenes of slave owners using the Bible as a spiritual weapon against their slaves, weren’t poetic license. They actually happened. And it begs the question: How are we using the Bible today to enslave the “other” or each other?
(RNS) If there were such a thing as “spiritual hazard pay” for columnists, I would be submitting a claim after watching the first two episodes of the new National Geographic series “Snake Salvation.”
PASADENA, Calif. (RNS) Hardships, whether it’s a failing economy or a failing marriage, are a kind of stripping away that, while painful, can make room for unimaginable blessings. Just ask singer-songwriter Sam Phillips.
(RNS) The screenplay for “The Divine Comedy of Thomas Merton” is an epic tale of spiritual, emotional, and cultural transformation in the 1960s. And, yes, it is a love story.
(RNS) Rather than a Third Great Awakening I believe we are standing in the threshold of a Great Grace Awakening.