While I don’t know where you were on 9/11, I bet you do. My friends and I were in chapel, like we were every weekday morning of middle school, when the headmaster made an unexpected visit. He approached the rector
As the elevator doors opened, I was concerned to see three Arab men glaring at us. Beside them stood three Arab women clad in black from head to toe. I paused, thinking, Is it safe? Nonsense—we’re in the United States.
For many who grew up in the church, nothing is more terrifying than being asked to pray in public. Whether it is praying at a family meal, in a Bible study, or even in front of your church, corporate prayer
In the second episode of the Remembering 9/11 series, Sarah Zylstra tells the rest of Christina and Brian Stanton’s story—a return to an apartment littered with scraps of World Trade Center papers, an attempt to cope on their own, and
The Term National Debt—The federal or national debt is the net accumulation of the federal government’s annual budget deficits, the money the federal government owes to its creditors. What It Means The national debt of the United States—also known as
“The men I’ve known in my life that I most respect have been marked in many ways, but this they have in common: strong gentleness. They are strong men. They are not cowards. They are not weaklings. They are men
It’s hard to walk through the doors of a church when you’re going through a divorce. My pastor once described divorce as an amputation. It’s an accurate description of how I felt every time I walked into our church building.
On Wednesday, November 4—the day after the 2020 election—my inbox filled up with emails from the congregation. I’m not sure if the confluence of correspondence was a coincidence, but on that particular day I heard of my failings as a
Recorded, a brand-new narrative podcast from The Gospel Coalition, launches with a two-part miniseries called “Remembering 9/11.” It recounts the day we all remember from 20 years ago—September 11, 2001—the day America and the global church was forever changed. In
Perhaps you’ve noticed the popular recasting of marriage as primarily a very close friendship. Young couples (frequently when posting photos of each other on social media) will say, “I married my best friend.” They intend this as a very high