“The absence of biblical teaching on abortion is one of the big reasons that the Christian movement has historically kept room for a broad range of opinions on this subject.” – Rev. Martin Elfert Father Knows Best: How can I say I believe in God, and my decision to have …Read More »
Naming, releasing and reconciling. These are the elements out of which forgiveness is built.Read More »
The Rev. Martin Elfert, author of our Father Knows Best column, has been prompted to write two posts about suicide recently.
His posts come at a time when suicides are making headlines.Read More »
Book fails to answer what it looks like when our deepest values are thoroughly integrated into our work
“Being Buddha at Work” is a promising book, but it loses its balance early and never recovers. That’s a shame because the question which it authors, Franz Metcalf and B.J. Gallagher, set out to answer is an important one: what does it look like when our deepest values are thoroughly integrated into our work?Read More »
Shortly after this summer’s murders at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin, Sociology Professor Mark Juergensmeyer wrote a short article in which he reflected on the motivations of the perpetrator, Wade Michael Page. In his article, Juergensmeyer identified Page as a “Christian terrorist.”Read More »
Spokane has joined in the billboard wars. As Thomas J. Brown reported a few weeks back on SpokaneFAVS, our city is the latest in which an atheist group has purchased advertising to argue, among other things, that "Truth is real; God is imaginary."Read More »