Day: April 22, 2008

Welcoming the migrant

“Welcoming the stranger is not optional for Christians. Nor is it conditional.” said World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary the Rev Samuel Kobia in Beirut, Lebanon last week.

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Food rationing in US

Food banks supported by churches and others are seeing an increase in numbers of clients as the cost of food and fuel rises. Rationing has

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In Memoriam: Krister Stendahl

One Good Friday in the 1980s or early 1990s, Krister preached the entire Seven Last Words of Jesus service at Harvard’s Memorial Church. After the service, one of us asked him whether he might be willing to part with a copy of his text. “I had no notes,” he said simply. So we carry his wisdom in our memories and into our own times in pulpit and classroom.

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The power of Christ

O Christian soul, O soul rid of death’s burden and restored to life, O soul redeemed and liberated by the Blood of God from wretched servitude, exert thy faculties, remember how thou hast been raised, consider thy redemption and thy setting free! Ask of thyself anew what is the power that saved thee, and where it is found;

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