By Richard J. Mammana, Jr. • “Congregations are strong when they are filled with disciples rather than habitual Christians.”
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Christopher Wells: “I stop what I am doing, stand, and pray for the grace to be made worthy of the promises of Christ.”
Bishop Munawar Rumalshah: “The Western Christians must recognize the vulnerability of the minority Christian presence in the majority Islamic lands.”
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Dinner church includes food, prayers, holy texts, and sharing in the Sacrament.
By Steven Ford • Historian Mircea Eliade has observed that religious people conceive of sacred time less as a linear reality than as a circle.
Review by Grace Sears • Do women in general — or Christian women in particular — hide their light under a basket they mistake for modesty or good manners?
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Lent Madness is “so fun you won’t know it’s edifying.”
By Gary G. Yerkey • “The church sometimes has to break the law in the service of a higher law.”
Review by Amy Lepine Peterson • For Christians the memoir’s tendency to find the arc of redemption in a single life is nothing new.