articles by Paul Gregory Alms

31.5 — September/October 2018

Pastoral Realism

on the Congregation as a Wilderness


27.5 — Sept/Oct 2014

Songs Without Borders

on Why Springsteen's "The River" Couldn't Be Written Today


25.5 — Sept/Oct 2012

Unsafe Sacrament

on Death in Baptism as a Necessary Prerequisite to Resurrection


23.2 — March/April 2010

God Sideways

on How Jesus Comes Amid Distractions


21.2 — March 2008

Sounding Symbols

on Sermons That Survive by the Grace of God


20.2 — March 2007

Death Unplugged

on the Dying Body as a Window into the Soul


19.5 — June 2006

In His Stead

on Being Paid to Act Like Jesus


18.8 — October 2005

Wearing the Cross

on Servant Leadership & other Pastoral Fads



more from the online archives

29.5—Sept/Oct 2016

Dying of Despair

on the Loss of True Community & Rising Political Desperation by Karl D. Stephan

30.3—May/June 2017

Known Trespassing

on the Misuse of Property Rights to Justify Slavery & Abortion by Robert Hart

33.2—March/April 2020

How It Happens

Easy Descent on an Unguarded Road by S. M. Hutchens

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