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Great Commandment

It's Not About Me: A Lenten Challenge

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 04.15.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

While the stores start stocking plastic eggs and Easter baskets, we do something on Ash Wednesday that is completely counter-cultural: We go to church, smear ashes on our foreheads and remind one another that everything we know is only temporary. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.

Saving Christianity Through Love Of God And Neighbor

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 09.15.2012 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

The trouble has nothing to do with lacking biblical grounding. It has nothing to do with lacking an identity. The trouble comes with putting these theological tenets into practice.

Who Gets Into Heaven? (VIDEO)

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

To "prove" that only Christians can get into heaven, Christians most commonly rely on John 14:6: "No one comes to the Father except through me." But is that what those words really mean?

Remembering My Mother: Love Your Neighbor and Play By the Rules

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

Aunt Marcie's church taught my mother that the Great Command to "love you neighbor as yourself" was the core of of both American democracy and the Christian faith. My mother took it all very seriously. Not only did she endlessly give things away but stood up for social justice.

Listen Up, Evangelicals: What Non-Christians Want You To Hear

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Responses: I'd like to hear how you feel about the dynamic wherein a Christian has ever tried to convert you.