A recent Pew Forum report reveals that only a slim majority of Americans believe in "God of the Bible." According to scholar Linda Mercadante, these changes are also happening inside churches. What, then, do people mean by "God"?
In his adolescence, Gerald Schlabach attended churches led by fundamentalists. "What is surprising me," he writes, "is how relevant some of the things that biblical fundamentalists taught me are proving to be – though maybe not in the way they expected."
While preparing for a cross-country move, Susan VanZanten has been going through lots of "stuff" in her home. All of this sorting has begged the question: is there a Christian approach to material possessions?