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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About the Episcopal Church

An Episcopal priest talks liturgy, drinking habits, the Bible and more.

Can You Be a Gay Southern Baptist?

As soon as I came out, being a Southern Baptist minister wasn’t an option.

10 Ways the Church Is Like Downton Abbey

To obscure our engagement with Scripture doesn’t make us more attractive. It makes us seem . . . empty.

Why the Secular Age Is Good for the Church

Is the church better off for having had to deal with questions that this secular age poses?

Woes Continue for General Theological Seminary

Stanley Hauerwas declined his scheduled lecture series after the controversy at the flagship seminary.

Eight Faculty Strike at Oldest Episcopal Seminary

Recent tensions at General Theological Seminary reflect larger crisis in future of theology schools.

First Woman to Head Episcopal Church Will Not Seek Re-Election

Katharine Jefferts Schori’s time as presiding bishop has been lauded by theological liberals and bemoaned by conservatives.

Do White Christians Care Enough About Racial Justice to Make it an American Reality?

Successful movements for women’s ordination and gay ministers have swept through Protestant churches, but the movement toward racial reconciliation is mixed, at best.

How One Church Is Finding Faith Through Art

A faith community in Portland weaves music, visual arts, and poetry into a collaborative spiritual experience.

We Can Help Each Other Heal from the Struggle for LGBT Inclusion in the Church

“Hurt people hurt people” — but LGBT people can recover from church-induced PTSD.

When I Wanted More Online Traffic, I Went Evangelical

It’s easy to manipulate divisions within Christianity to benefit a career. It’s harder — and far better — to foster thoughtful conversations.

My God. My Enemy. My Eating Disorder.

I was able to break free only after being challenged to redefine both myself and the God I once knew.

Thank You, Disney, for Awakening My Spirituality

How “Frozen,” Brené Brown, and a 12-step guide taught me to let it go.

I’m Giving Up Control for Lent, and You Better Give Up Something, Too

I called the Dean of the National Cathedral for a lesson on Lent and realized I needed to do more than just learn about it.