In a land where the beauty of creation was all around, when a boy named Nicholas came to birth, there began a holy journey for this boy whose name means ‘Victor of the People.’
By the time I was confirmed in the Methodist Church, I knew a lot of Bible, and, because the pastor who led our confirmation classes was a history buff, a good deal of church history, too.
I was twenty-five years old before I finally realized my birth in 1964 had been the result of an unplanned pregnancy.
Examining the life and leadership of Queen Margaret of Scotland reminds me that people born a thousand years ago are fully capable of offering insight to contemporary Christian living.
During the period of colonialism and when the Church aligned itself with the State, paternalism became the way of ‘ministering’ to indigenous people.
The saints can give us something that Jesus could not.
There are times in each one of our lives when we must choose between holding tightly to our convictions or loosen our grip on them.
Back in 2014, I began to have strange symptoms.
There are many ways for your family to practice acts of kindness (much like Saint Francis did!) to animals, even if you don’t have pets in your home.
Merry Michaelmas! Have you started working on your Christmas pageant yet?