“Willful ignorance” on the urgent need to address climate change isn’t mere politics; it’s one more example of the age-old curse of Cain in killing our brothers, writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper.
Sharing the sadness and disappointment felt by many United Methodists, the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper examines the misogyny behind votes rejecting a church constitutional amendment meant to protect women and girls.
A closed-door meeting of some 50 evangelical leaders gives the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper a glimmer of hope that the pernicious influence of politics on American Christianity can be reversed.
A fundamentalist theology that claims God’s rules don’t apply to the “kingdoms of the world” ignores the prophetic witness of both the Old and New Testaments, writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper.
Key to “practicing the better” is to understand the formative images of the Bible – light, life and love, writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper.
Salvation isn’t “pie in the sky when we die,” but a never-ending journey into becoming whole through spiritual union with our infinite God, writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper.
Learning to see the sacred in the ordinary can be a key to “practicing the better” in life, writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper.
We practice “the better” when we seek out and befriend those who have gone into hiding, and tell them of God’s love, writes the Rev. Steve Harper.
We’re living through a chaotic time of ending/beginning, and we’ll find hope for the journey if we heed today’s “mystic-prophets,” writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper.
The Book of Revelation, as apocalyptic literature, needs to be read carefully and all the way to the end, writes the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper.