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Christian Compassion

The Generals' Affairs Shouldn't Surprise Christians

Richard Brand | Posted 01.21.2013 | Religion
Richard Brand

The fact that we see the sinfulness of others ought to remind us again of our own sinful nature, our own potential for such actions and evoke from us a little humility and compassion for all.

On The Death Of My Mother And The Nature of Love

Andrew Himes | Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion
Andrew Himes

That's the image of Mom that I will carry with me for the rest of my life. She was a woman who bore up through terrible pain, who was damaged by that pain and lived through it.

Emerging from Fundamentalism

Andrew Himes | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Andrew Himes

I entertained the illusion that I was free of my grandfather altogether - free of his religion, free of his politics, free of his culture, free of his belief in God, and free, almost, of my family.

The Tea Party Debate Turned 9/11 Compassion To 9/12 Drama

Danielle Tumminio | Posted 11.13.2011 | Religion
Danielle Tumminio

Incendiary rhetoric and actions governed how our entire nation responded to Sept. 11. So it's no surprise that the Republican presidential candidates, mirrored that kind of language last night.

Taking My Grandmother Into My Heart

Andrew Himes | Posted 08.29.2011 | Religion
Andrew Himes

At the age of 39, after my Gram's funeral, I took my grandmother into my heart. What would my life be like if I showed other people the same unconditional love she showed me?

God Cares About What I Care About

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Valerie Tarico

At the heart of humanity is a sometimes sweet, sometimes not-so-sweet narcissism that makes it almost impossible for us to get outside ourselves. In a similar vein, we tend to assume that God shares our perspective and priorities.

The Christian Call To Civility

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Once we've accepted our place as God's beloved, nothing can stop us from loving others. If we choose to.