NEW HAVEN, Conn. (RNS) — Churches scrambling to respond to the opioid crisis have more options for training and guidance, but in many places the most precious resource is hope.
(RNS) Festival organizers hope that emphasizing the visual arts might spur faith leaders to be more open to creative worship.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) WikiWorship is a collaborative venture, where people take ownership of the content, in this case sermon ideas and responses.
(RNS) Southern Evangelical Seminary and Bible College in Matthews, N.C., claims it’s the first in the world to use a robot to study the ethics of emerging technologies.
(RNS) The Rev. William J. Barber II and his Moral Mondays team are making final preparations for the kickoff event for the second year of protests.
(RNS) “A Season’s Griot” has been produced for more than two decades as the only nationally syndicated Kwanzaa radio show in the country.
(RNS) Divided over the 2012 state constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage, the state's two Roman Catholic dioceses and the North Carolina Council of Churches are parting ways.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) "Our national security would be improved by restoring the world’s respect for U.S. integrity on human rights and adherence to the rule of law," nearly 200 clergy said in seeking a Senate report on post-9/11 torture.
(RNS) With each visit over the course of 17 years, August Turak became more fascinated with how the elderly monks conduct their businesses at South Carolina's Mepkin Abbey. His new book, “Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO’s Quest for Meaning and Authenticity," tells what he learned.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) With one in five Americans claiming no religious connection, national atheist and humanist agencies are developing ordaining programs to establish nontheist ministers in most states to perform weddings and funerals.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) A resolution aiming to give North Carolina the freedom to defy the Constitution and establish its own religion won’t get a vote in the N.C. General Assembly, but religious minorities say it's a dangerous sign for a majority-Christian state with a growing minority population.
(RNS) The bios of the musicians who make up Micah's Rule read like many country/inspirational Christian artists. But what they don't mention is that the musicians are an openly gay man, transgender woman and a lesbian.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) ‘Tis the season for “Bah Humbug” and “God bless us every one,” especially as the world gathers to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. By Amanda Greene.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (RNS) The Diocese of South Carolina has seceded from the national Episcopal Church, but little else is clear. Will all the congregations go along with the split? What about individual worshipers? And what do they call themselves now? By Amanda Greene
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) Law enforcement is teaming up with faith groups to combat sex trafficking around the country, with some calling it the newest ``Christian abolitionist movement.'' By Amanda Greene. 850.
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