Lowell E. Grisham

Lowell E. Grisham

The Rev. Lowell Grisham is an Episcopal priest and rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Growing up in Mississippi in the days of the Civil Rights struggle, Grisham feels strongly about the need for tolerance in a diverse society. He is especially interested in congregational development and contemplative prayer. Grisham serves as a member of the Order of the Ascension and teaches with the Congregational Development Institute.

Articles by this Author

Confronting Lions

Will I be punished if I am angry at God because I feel miserable and alone?

Does God punish us for our sins?

What if Christian teachings fill me with feelings of guilt and worthlessness?

I read the Bible and try to follow what scripture tells me to do. Why aren't things working out for me?

How can I know when it is God who is speaking to me?

What We Can Learn from the Saints

Journeying Toward the Mystery

How to Watch The Passion of the Christ

Mel Gibson's Passion

Do I have to believe that Christ literally rose from the dead to be a Christian?

How can Christians accept Christianity as the way to God and still give credence to the truth of other religions?

What can Christians learn from other religions?

What is the significance of the cross and the crucifixion of Jesus?

What proof is there that Christianity is not a myth created to assuage our fears about death?

Why would a Christian object to posting the Ten Commandments in public places?

What is Pentecost and what difference does it make in our lives today?

The Trouble Keeper

How can Christianity be called a religion of love if "Christians" condemn those who are different from themselves?

A Modesty of the Mind

5-Point Rule

The Divine Gift

When We Fail

Loaves and Fishes

Beneath the Anger

Spiritual Gifts


Embracing Love


The Forbidden Fruit

Starting Over

The False Self and the True Self

The Story of Another

An Open Heart