(RNS) A top aide to Mark Driscoll says he is "deeply grieved and saddened" by the closure of Mars Hill Church.
(RNS) Support for Trump among many evangelicals is the last straw.
(RNS) In the ad a church elder billed his daughter as a "godly, gorgeous, athletic, educated, careered, humorous, traveled, bilingual, 26-year-old virgin." The editor said the ad was "demeaning and in poor taste."
(RNS) Four former members of the now-defunct Mars Hill Church in Seattle filed a civil racketeering lawsuit Monday (Feb. 29) against the church's controversial ex-pastor.
(RNS) Self-identification as an evangelical is "a broad brush" in Southern states, where most people identify as Christian, says one pollster.
(RNS) The suit alleges Driscoll and Mars Hill executive elder John Sutton Turner solicited donations through the mail and Internet for specific purposes, then used that money for other things.
(RNS) Two-thirds of Republicans in Super Tuesday states say religion is very important to them, compared with 53 percent of Democrats.
(RNS) He noted polls don’t distinguish between churchgoers and those who self-identify as evangelical but who “may well be drunk right now, and haven’t been into a church since ... Vacation Bible School."
CHICAGO (RNS) Wearing the hijab, said Larycia Hawkins, was a way of “trying to position myself with my Muslim sisters.” That’s what solidarity is, said the former Wheaton College professor.
(RNS) The conflict between the school and a professor who tried to show solidarity with Muslims is itself emblematic of where American evangelicalism is today.
CHICAGO (RNS) “My journey at Wheaton College is part of my journey,” said Hawkins. “It’s not the end of my journey. There are no goodbyes -- only good memories,” Hawkins said.
(RNS) Here's what the candidates said about Islamic extremism, religious liberty and more in a debate rich with religious references.
CHICAGO (RNS) The faculty council said it has “grave concerns” about the process the college followed in its efforts to fire Larycia Hawkins.
(RNS) Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini arrived in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday afternoon and was greeted by his parents, his sister, and the Rev. Franklin Graham.
WHEATON (RNS) It was a chilly start to the spring semester as students gathered on the steps of the evangelical school’s Edman Memorial Chapel chanting “Reinstate Doc Hawk” over the ringing of the chapel bells.