(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.
(RNS) Every moment of the recent Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for a Cure for Breast Cancer in San Diego was a prayer and a blessing, an adventure and a lesson. What did I learn? A lot of things, but the greatest was this: We need to cheer more.
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.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (RNS) We, the faithful, are meant to be the hands of God in the world – hands that help and heal and comfort; hands that defend the defenseless. If we can be God’s hands, we also can be God’s feet.
(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) Rather than a Third Great Awakening I believe we are standing in the threshold of a Great Grace Awakening.