Why I Land My “Spaceship” In Church On Sundays

Raised with very little exposure to church traditions, Sean Ackerman has insights on what makes religion work — for other people.

Sharing Faith: How I Found Healing at a Funeral

Being present for others during their time of need can lessen your own pain

Faith and Faces: Are Muslims Supposed to be Religiously Tolerant?

Can tolerance and global religion coincide in Middle Eastern countries? Zeynab Ladak examines this question with open eyes.

Dear Christians: Shouting About Starbucks Cups Is Not Helping

Pastor John Pavlovitz: “When did the words ‘Merry Christmas’ become a gotcha moment?”

God is Love and This 6-Year-Old Orphan Proves It

Reverend J. Edwin Bacon, Jr shows us the touching story of a son who woke up to a dead mother, and how he was inspired to grow from it.

Flee Unto God: My Muslim Faith Makes Me Strive to Be a Better Husband, Father, Citizen, Neighbor, Writer and Physician

Hesham A. Hassaballa shares how his faith shows him day-to-day how blessed he is.

The Birth of My Fourth Son Awakened My Faith

Lisa Bevere on how her son catalyzed her leap of faith into Christianity.

Sorry, Kid. Don’t Want You. You’re Gay.

Or bi, or questioning, or trans, or queer, or lesbian, or something else that “doesn’t fit”.

Add These 5 Things to Your Emotional Toolbox to Get You Through Your Darkest Days

Kim Forrester on how to survive the dark times.

The Tool You Need Most to Fix Your Broken Relationship

Steve Horsmon reveals a missing link for many men who are struggling in their marriage.

Dear Teacher, You’re Not As Good As You Think You Are

You might even suck if your students are already 95% educated on DAY ONE.

The Big Gay Choice

We don’t choose who we’re attracted do. But we do choose what we do with that attraction.

Defying What’s Blackness, What’s Femininity, What’s Masculinity

One group says, “Act like a man.” One group says, “Femme it up.” Icon does neither.

The Struggle is Real

What I am going to say here will shock some people but the want to express this has been tugging at me for a while so I had to say it.

Jesus Doesn’t Text and the Buddha Hasn’t Tweeted Yet

Jeremy McKeen remembers the mustard seed of faith that almost was.  — “Between the Pope and air conditioning,” says Harry Block of Woody Allen’s 1997 Deconstructing Harry, “I’d choose air conditioning.” The Pope, however, does have a castle. And cool outfits. But the sentiment of that quote, that in our modern age an individual would choose science, […]

Two Pillars That Can Be Tricky in a Man’s Journey

Trust and faith have different meanings for different people. Joe Rutland looks at how these have affected his life.