Eric Vogt

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Christian charities step into breach as Texas migrant crisis deepens

Some plans stymied by conservative media but leaders hail response governed by 'compassion and not fear or anger'<p>As spring turned to summer, locals in the Texas border city of McAllen noticed a rise in the number of migrant women and children being dropped off at the bus station by immigration …

Texas, Oklahoma's recruiting struggles are overstated

Art Briles' brash statements can ruffle some feathers, but tend to come with a dose of truth. The Baylor coach’s declaration that the Bears are one …

If God Is in Control, Why Does Bad Stuff Keep Happening?

N.T. Wright on how the good news of the Gospel transforms our present reality.People all around the United States and much of the world are still …

Orlando

3-star ATH decommits from Texas while on OV

The official visit of Burton athlete Louis Brown apparently didn't go as planned this weekend, as Brown announced his decommitment from the Texas …

Maybe God's Trying to Tell You Something (1 Samuel 3:1-20)

Faith leaders speak out on how well the faith community has upheld the tradition of civil rights and social justice activism.<p>In the motion picture adaptation of Alice Walker's novel, The Color Purple, Shug Avery leaves Harpo's Juke Joint, on her way to the church pastored by her estranged father. …

Brazil

Here's Why Local Faith Leaders Should Pledge to Think Globally in 2015 and Beyond

In life and in ministry I've always held to a strong belief that we need to <i>act locally</i> -- to put feet to our gospel and do the hard work of finding and meeting the deepest needs in our congregations and communities.<p>I've tenaciously held to the conviction that as we do justice and compassion in the …

This is my blood: Why a former punk rocker agreed to raise her daughter Catholic

I once saw the church as intimidating, but now I saw promise. The pope had changed my worldview. So had my daughter<p>In my infant daughter’s palm, the gold crucifix looked as if it were resting on the belly of a chubby pink starfish. The fine chain from which the cross dangled wound once around her …