RNS Opening Budget — Tuesday, January 14, 2020

RNS-Lifeway-Data: Survey: Protestant pastors don’t think real-world geo-political events hasten the Second Coming
(RNS) — A new Lifeway Research survey of Protestant pastors reveals that most don’t believe they can speed up Christ’s return by supporting geo-political changes mentioned in the Bible, but many believe proselytizing will. Jack Jenkins. 600 words. (category: a)

RNS-Silk-Oped: Fairness for All: Caught between gender equality and religious liberty
(RNS) — The proposed Fairness for All Act, designed to sort out the right to provide services or not based on one's faith, works as sentiment, but falls short as policy. By Mark Silk. 950 words. (category: k)