Resurrection and the Hope of the Future

By Ian Olson Where is the substance of hope for the future found? Is there a basis for believing that justice will ever be served for marginalized and downtrodden? Is it found in humanity’s general good will... Read More...

Too Good to Be True?

Reflections on the Resurrection of Jesus By Bryan Owen If it seems too good to be true, it probably is! We’ve all heard and perhaps used that phrase. It can express not only skepticism, but also prudent ... Read More...

The Grace of Being Seen

By Paul Kolbet A lot of us are feeling unhappy right now. There is nothing wrong with that. Being happy during a pandemic may not be a thing. If you are unhappy, it is probably because one of your human needs is not being met. We human beings have a lot of ... Read More...

Where to Look for New Life

By Wesley Hill During the afternoon of Maundy Thursday, as I sat writing in my office, the sun burst through the colorless gauze that had been hanging over Pittsburgh for most of Holy Week. I quickly checked... Read More...

Dogs, Easter, and New Creation

By Charlie Clauss There is one species on our planet that seems to be benefiting from Covid-19 stay-at-home orders: dogs. There are more dogs out on walks, it seems, than ever before. Many animal rescue organizations have reported high demand for animals, d... Read More...

They Were Amazed

By Chip Prehn What were the disciples expecting to see on that third day? They had been carefully taught by their extraordinary rabbi. He had successfully opened their eyes to doctrines which had been obscur... Read More...

The Quiet of Eastertide

By Deanna Briody The first Easter morning dawned without bells. No one was singing. Jesus’s disciples were holed away, stricken with grief, shocked and terrified by the horrific events of the Friday before. ... Read More...