“Remember you are dust, and to dust you shall return”

An Ash Wednesday reflection by Dr. Jason Byassee, Executive Director, Faith & Leadership http://www.faithandleadership.com/content/the-humility-dust © 2008 J. Dana Trent

Stingy Givers

The massive economic crises of recent months have led to drastic cuts in the American family budget. These crises are sure to have financial implications on what is, according to Christian Smith, Michael Emerson, and Patricia Snell, already less-than-generous church giving. To read a review 

Christ in Glory

For artist Kathryn Carrington, creating an icon is more prayer than painting. “The icon is my prayer,” says Carrington, who was commissioned by the Divinity School to create “Christ in Glory” for its new worship space. “It’s all about gazing and growing.” To read more 

Faith and Leadership

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity recently launched its website Faith & Leadership . The site features profiles in leadership, news of the day, opinion pieces, sermons, and general resources on the topic. I have yet to browse through the entire site, but I find my 

I Wish You Love

I wish you shelter from the stormA cozy fire to keep you warm But most of allWhen snowflakes fallI wish you love “I Wish You Love” is a popular love song featured in many films and covered by numerous artists throughout the decades. The music 


Update:Doubt has been nominated for five academy awards, including best actress (Meryl Streep) and best adapted screenplay. John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize winning play comes to life on the big screen in the film Doubt. Father Flynn (Phillip Seymour Hoffman), a Roman Catholic priest in