In the beginning, we were cultivators. Curators and makers, keepers of a divine mandate. A mandate that hasn’t ended.
If you learn to ask those two questions — How is this text meaning? and How else could it have been structured? — and thereby to start to pay closer attention to the form in which a passage or chapter or book is written, the world of reading and understanding the more literary aspects of the text will open up to you.
Gen Z is finding more workplace discipleship through shows like 'The Office' than the church, and it's time to pay attention.
Restorative work enables creative work, and creative work necessitates restorative work. Culture making is cumulative. Our institutions are the endowed structures that allow this diverse ecosystem to thrive.
In his new book, the unmistakable Japanese-American painter suggests a way, a practice, of knowing God and the world that isn’t expressed in art — it starts there.
Christ is still on the move through his church, bringing hope to a dark world.
Spiritual formation and discipleship aren't isolated from other types of formation.
The mother of the American Black literary tradition, without ever grasping the wealth of her ideas, could not breathe until she took her last breath.
We cannot protect this robust civil society that has made America such a great experiment if we toss the values required to hold it together.
However essential our work may or may not feel, as an act of faith, we must offer every bit of it to God, as he works out his hidden agenda through our ordinary circumstances.
For 40 years, CIVA has been giving space for artists to explore the connections between their faith and their creative callings.
"Christian" or not, art opens up the world around you — and the people in it.
In her new book, 'On Reading Well,' English professor Karen Swallow Prior writes about books. About reading, at least.