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Following Jesus

AJ Jacobs Tells Me How to Be More Like Jesus

Christian Piatt | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Christian Piatt

For the next 14-18 months, I'm doing a sort of "Human Experiment" project in which I try to figure out what it really means to follow Jesus in the 21st-century Western world.

So...Am I Jesus Yet? #MyJesusProject

Christian Piatt | Posted 11.24.2014 | Religion
Christian Piatt

It's been a week now since I announced my newest project, which is to spend between 14 and 18 months figuring out what it seriously means to follow Jesus in our 21st century western world.

Following Jesus... For Real This Time (My Jesus Project)

Christian Piatt | Posted 11.17.2014 | Religion
Christian Piatt

It's one thing to read all of these stories about Jesus, way back in the day; it's entirely another to consider what Jesus would do if he was plopped down in the middle of my 21st-century life, complete with mortgage, iPhone, family and Facebook account.

Maundy Thursday And The Love Mandate

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 05.27.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

Tonight, as we eat the bread and drink the cup, as simple as it seems on the outside, know that we are choosing no less than to feast upon Christ's love for us, and to bring that feast out to others.

An Appeal To Christians In 2013

Rev. Michelle L. Torigian | Posted 03.11.2013 | Religion
Rev. Michelle L. Torigian

Many people are leaving churches and turning their backs on Christianity. Why? Because people who speak on behalf of Jesus the Christ are dismissing the most important part of Christ's message: love.

Muslims Who Follow Jesus

Carl Medearis | Posted 03.11.2013 | Religion
Carl Medearis

When we say someone "follows Jesus," what exactly do we mean? The problem is not with the word "Jesus," it's with the concept of "following."

Giving 1 Percent Of Jesus To Somalia

Sami Awad | Posted 11.12.2011 | Religion
Sami Awad

Those who commit their lives to following Jesus are asked to follow in His steps. Many will argue that these are challenging tasks. If Jesus was here today, He would not do anything we cannot do ourselves.

Matthew 16:21-28: Jesus Has No Part-Time Disciples

Greg Carey | Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

Few Christians abandon everything for the Gospel's sake. Most of us simply fit our Christianity into the open spots on our calendars. But Jesus links the life of discipleship with his own path.

Just Follow Jesus: Interview With Christian Singer Derek Webb

Chris Stedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Stedman

Given his willingness to reach across dividing lines, I asked Derek Webb about his religious identity and how it relates to his work and his positions on issues relating to LGBT people, Muslims and atheists.