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Author Phyllis Tickle faces death just as she enjoyed life: ‘The dying is my next career’

LUCY, Tenn. (RNS) Over the past generation, no one has written more deeply and spoken more widely about the contours of American faith and spirituality than Phyllis Tickle. And now, at 81, she’s working on her final chapter: her own. On Jan. 2, the very day her husband, Sam, succumbed to a long and debilitating illness, […]

Christian writer Margaret Feinberg shares breast cancer struggles, lessons on joy

Chandler said she had two options: Round up the wagons and tell no one, or invite her readers into the journey. She decided to test the waters of the second option, but the results were not what she’d hoped for.

Churches Worshipping In Pink during October

October is breast cancer awareness month, and in response several congregations throughout the U.S. will be “worshipping in pink.” An initiative of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Worship in Pink invites local churches to focus on the issue of breast cancer throughout the month of October. The program is a grassroots initiative that provides […]