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Campus Ministry: From Advent to Christmas

Pastor Andy Ballentine | Posted 12.18.2015 | Religion
Pastor Andy Ballentine

The College Room is empty these days. But I'm very glad that the students are getting a break. At the College of William and Mary most are so hard on themselves! I pray that the members of the Lutheran Student Association are settling into a joyful homecoming with their families, and preparing for joyful celebrations of Christmas.

Principled Pluralism

Alec Hill | Posted 11.23.2014 | Religion
Alec Hill

When pluralism is wrongly defined, nonsensical policies result. In the California State University system, for example, sororities and fraternities are explicitly exempted from gender discrimination in selecting leaders, while faith-based groups are not.

Raising Arms

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 10.20.2014 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

The raising hands and the lifting of arms is an act of total surrender. It says, "I give up." It communicates, "I have nothing to hide." It means, "Take me as I am." Most often, it's an act of surrender to a power greater than oneself.

On Being Weak

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

We're afraid that everyone will know we're an impostor, a fake and a weakling. But here's the thing: I am weak. And that's not something I need to be ashamed of. What is shameful is pretending I'm not.

God's Script-Flipping Story

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

I'm going to put myself out there and share something only my closest friends and family know: I love to watch "Christian television."

Do You Really Need Church?

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

From community service projects to book clubs; from outreach to the poor to potlucks; from meditation groups to support groups, he described the many other places that provide much of what the Church used to (and occasionally still does) provide.

'Campus Crusade For Christ' Out, 'Cru' In

Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

By Adelle M. Banks c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Campus Crusade for Christ is out. "Cru" is in. The 60-year-old evangelical ministry a...

Christian Conversations About Sexuality Must Not Stop

Rev. G. Douglas Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. G. Douglas Fenton

It is time for the media coverage to turn to prevention of cyber-bullying instead of the (sadly) countless examples of it.