"Patience is a Christian virtue, to be sure. But in the present mean-spirited and divisive political climate, and given the coming disaster on Jan. 20 that we have brought on ourselves, I want to say a good word for impatience," writes Will Willimon, professor of the practice of Christian ministry at Duke Divinity School and a retired United Methodist bishop.
Commentary: The church's Jubilee Year of Mercy confronts us with Ricky Gray who stands in need of God's mercy made real in the world.
Commentary: With Donald Trump heading to the White House, there are clear steps he needs to take to heal the wounds of the divisive campaign.
Commentary: The Christian right once said we need men of strong character to lead our nation. But that was before.
Commentary: Francis views gender as binary and he's not shown understanding of the LGBTQ experiences, but he's right on colonization.
Commentary: While running mates don't always agree, the Democratic ticket has flown to different wings within the "pro-choice" camp.
Commentary: In this time of social and political polarization, we should remind ourselves of something that unites us: abortion.
Commentary: Is the concept of female permanent deacons a viable idea?
Commentary: Pope Francis' call for a discussion of reestablishing women deacons in the church raises three very important questions.
Commentary: The documentary "Daze of Justice" traces the return of Khmer Rouge survivors back to Phnom Penh, to testify against former officers charged with crimes against humanity.