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Jonathan Woodward

Jonathan Woodward is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Jonathan Woodward

Does God care about fashion?

April 14, 2021

NYC fashion is fabulous but is it as meaningless as chasing after the wind? Fashion journalist Whitney Bauck joins the show to talk fashion ethics, fashion theology and thrifting.

Why you’re wrong about ‘godless Gotham’

April 7, 2021

There’s a stereotype out there that NYC is a secular, godless pothole. The 80 percent of New Yorkers who believe in God would disagree.

‘How can you still be a Christian?’

March 31, 2021

It’s a question both Roxy and Katelyn have gotten – even on dates! But it’s a good question, one they ask themselves a lot.

The weird, wild, wonderful world of dating apps

March 24, 2021

Roxy and Katelyn talk about being single Christian women in a big city where most of their neighbors are not Christians…and many of whom are weirded out by it.

The slippery slope

March 17, 2021

Growing up, Roxy & Katelyn heard that living in a place like NYC was spiritually dangerous. But they’ve found the opposite is true.

Saved By The City – The Trailer!

March 10, 2021

Roxy and Katelyn grew up in the white evangelical American heartland and were warned moving to NYC would be dangerous to their faith. Wrong.

RNS Morning Report: First Black Woman Chaplain Colonel; Kenosha Vigil; Shofar Lessons During COVID

September 4, 2020

The Rev. Maurice Lawson, left, and Aretha Denard, right, change the jacket shoulder insignia for Chaplain (Col.) Monica R. Lawson, center, during her promotion ceremony to colonel on Sept. 2, 2020, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Photo courtesy of USACHCS    

RNS Morning Report: Francis’ Environmental Appeal; Science Politicized During Pandemic; Eric Metaxes

September 2, 2020

Pope Francis delivers his speech as he recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)    

RNS Morning Report: Chadwick Boseman’s Faith; Rittenhouse Campaign Response; Falwell Investigation

September 1, 2020

Actor Chadwick Boseman in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)    

RNS Morning Report: Faith at the RNC; 2020 March on Washington; Rittenhouse Online Fundraiser

August 31, 2020

President Donald Trump speaks during the first day of the Republican National Convention Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)    

RNS Morning Report: Pence’s Convention Speech; Hurricane Laura Relief; 350 Faith Leaders Back Biden

August 28, 2020

Vice President Mike Pence salutes as he speaks on the third day of the Republican National Convention at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)    

RNS Morning Report: Pompeo Accused of Hatch Act Violations; Kirk Franklin’s Activism; Samuel Chu

August 27, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses the Republican National Convention, Tuesday, August 25, 2020, from Jerusalem. Video screengrab.      

RNS Morning Report: The Fall of Falwell; Papal Support for Trans Community; March on Washington

August 26, 2020

In this Nov. 16, 2016, photo, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. poses during an interview in his offices at the school in Lynchburg, Virginia. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)    

RNS Morning Report: Jerry Falwell Jr. Resigns; Jacob Blake Shooting; Religion in Trump Presidency

August 25, 2020

Jerry Falwell Jr. speaks at the 2nd Annual Turning Point USA Winter Gala at the Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, on Dec. 18, 2019. Photo by Gage Skidmore/Creative Commons    

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