KELLER, Texas (RNS) — 'Pain is a part of the growth,' said the black pastor of a multiethnic Southern Baptist church in Utah.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said her department’s new guidelines require state agencies to inform it when complaints are filed about limitations to the free exercise of religion.
CINCINNATI (RNS) — Starting with discussions about race, Crossroads Church developed ‘next steps’ for reaching into its community to alleviate racial and economic inequities.
(RNS) — Saleha Jabeen became a second lieutenant in a December ceremony at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.
(RNS) — Though she was known mostly as the woman behind Evans, his church and ‘The Alternative with Dr. Tony Evans’ broadcast, Lois Evans also served on the National Religious Broadcasters board.
(RNS) — Five decades later, the reparations debate has reentered the national spotlight, with some religious institutions leading the way.
(RNS) — Here’s a sampling of some of the key figures, from a globe-trotting evangelist to an atheist, who have left their legacies for the next generations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The agency, created in 1998, had faced a range of controversies in the months leading up to the reauthorization.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The department redesignated on Wednesday the nine other countries that had been categorized as ‘countries of particular concern’.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — USCIRF Chair Tony Perkins told Religion News Service that the commissioners are satisfied with the current proposed language but all of them considered the earlier proposal to be 'very problematic.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The Freedom Forum Institute’s religious liberty programming dates to the 1990s, when the Newseum was housed in Rosslyn, Virginia.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘I want the standard to be what the Bible teaches, not what the polls report,’ said Leith Anderson, outgoing president of the National Association of Evangelicals.
DALLAS (RNS) — The Dallas pastor says his new study Bible and commentary aim to foster ‘a well-ordered life in a chaotic world.’
(RNS) — Kim, an Asian American, is part of a diverse leadership for the umbrella organization that reflects 'the growing edge of evangelicalism is significantly in minority communities and churches,' said the outgoing president.
ELKINS PARK, Pa. (RNS) — Recalling in its design the place where Scriptures say the Ten Commandments were given to Moses, Beth Sholom Synagogue is lesser known than the Guggenheim Museum in New York.