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The Spirituality of Children

Currently in the Public Square 

Wake Up Call

Norman Vincent Peale's Seven Life-Changing Words

Peale believed there was a simple sentence that could change your life. All you had to do was silently repeat these words throughout the day.

Preventing Grace

7 Quick Tips for Traveling With Children

Every year that we can, in the spirit of being slightly insane, we shove ourselves into the car and drive south to Texas as fast as we can in the fewest number of days.


Learn from Einstein's Clarity

Either God is completely a figment of your imagination or God is a real external entity that you need to follow. Make up your mind.

David R. Henson

Good News in a Shampoo Bottle

This is every sermon you will ever need to preach or hear. It's hope from a sink, wisdom with wet hair.

Under the Ancient Oaks

Pagans and the Past: It's Complicated

How do we know what's a necessary continuity and what's a worn-out relic we can update or abandon?


As Christians Rooted Out the KKK

Just as the KKK has been marginalized in American society, I hope for a future when Muslim extremists will be marginalized in Muslim societies and communities.

Foxy Folklorist

Sex Positivity Outside the West

How can we take the basic tenets of sex positivity and make sure they translate successfully into other cultures, or is that too much of a colonizing move?

Hispanic Evangelicals and the Lamb's Agenda

High School Graduate, Latino, and Ready to Vote

Millions of American youth will soon graduate from high school with high hopes for a bright future, and one out of four may be Hispanic.

Andy Gill

Do the Black Panthers Still Exist?

When you're doing good and effectively making change happen, you become a threat to your enemies.

Patheos Video Gallery

Food Equality Initiative
Food Equality Initiative
The Food Equality Initiative's allergy-friendly food pantry in Kansas City makes sure everyone has a seat at the table.
Life After Life
Jason Hernandez fights for the freedom of other inmates sentenced to life behind bars.
Patheos Exclusive Clip: Last Days in the Desert
Do You Believe in Miracles? | Street Spirituality
A Bridge to Better Health: the Work of Puentes de Salud in South Philadelphia
The ritual of tak bat—feeding Buddhist monks who are forbidden to feed themselves. More at 1 Minute Meal.
Faith communities are uniquely positioned to help military families and veterans.
1 Minute Meal: "Ganesha's Favorite Food"