Category: Faith

A child’s purpose

Research by Christian Smith, Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation, shows that Christian and non-Christian parents want

Swimming lessons

As my young tadpole learns to master swimming, as I’ve watched her learn and unlearn (and forget during lockdowns), I’ve learned some lessons myself. 

Living Kingdom: Sowing with power

Parable of the sower “But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one

Called to preach

“If you are a woman experiencing a call to ministry, I hope my story will remind you that ‘nothing is impossible with God’ (Luke 1:37).”

Letters from Paul

Paul is a fascinating character who lived a life that can still teach church leaders and Christians of all maturity some valuable lessons.

A bigger perspective

I was very hesitant to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Having never had a flu vaccine and rarely taking pain killers or antibiotics it was against my usual habits.

Living Kingdom: Oddballs in muddy puddles

Like many middle-borns in the birth order, I confess to being somewhat obsessed with fairness and the parable of “The Workers in the Vineyard” triggers my injustice meter.

To submit or not to submit, that is the question

A passage of Scripture that has created much controversy in Christian communities is Ephesians 5:22: “Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord.”