Alan Cross is an author at Religion News Service.
Our California church met in person. Then the police came by. And said ‘well done.’
(RNS) — We all need to follow Scripture’s commands first, while seeking to live peaceably with our community and work for the common good.
Rethinking white privilege and how we are really blessed
(RNS) — Pastor Louie Giglio apologized for inelegantly trying to explain white privilege in terms of ‘white blessings.’ But there is something more fundamentally wrong with how he, and many Christians, use the word ‘blessing.’
Prosperity gospel’s false promises aren’t always about money
(RNS) — There are many subtler prosperity gospels that hold out the promise of victory, success, actualization, a sense of ‘arrival’ and the good life. They are all equally dangerous.