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Kathryn Post

Kathryn Post is an author at Religion News Service.

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Three members of ACNA response team resign from overseeing abuse investigation

By Kathryn Post — January 19, 2022
(RNS) — The move comes days after the response team named a firm to lead the investigation.

Hundreds sign petition asking ACNA for ‘survivor-centric’ abuse investigation

By Kathryn Post — January 11, 2022
(RNS) — Ten alleged survivors have declined to participate in the investigation, citing concerns.

Reformed Church in America splits as conservative churches form new denomination

By Kathryn Post — January 7, 2022
(RNS) — Some who remain in the RCA are concerned for the small, nearly 400-year-old denomination’s survival.

Former ACNA lay pastor charged with additional sexual assault felonies

By Kathryn Post — December 30, 2021
(RNS) — Mark Rivera was charged Wednesday with two felony counts of criminal sexual assault in the Kane County, Illinois, circuit court.

Preemptive Love charity accused of abusive leadership, misleading donors

By Kathryn Post — December 17, 2021
(RNS) — 'I cannot sit by and watch you preach peace while you bully, gaslight, and abuse the peacemakers on your team until they give up and quit,' one former employee wrote.

New documentary ‘Daughters of Eve’ imagines a Bible, and world, with women at the center

By Kathryn Post — December 15, 2021
(RNS) — The documentary invites Christians to reevaluate their beliefs about women's place in the Bible and the world.

New Advent album by The Porter’s Gate is balm for a pandemic-weary world

By Kathryn Post — December 10, 2021
(RNS) — 'It also feels like a particularly good year for Advent. It feels like, this has been a whole Advent year, a whole Advent two years,' said The Porter’s Gate founder.

Rachael Denhollander named Calvin University’s 2021 Kuyper Prize recipient

By Kathryn Post — December 7, 2021
(RNS) — The prize comes with $10,000 and will be awarded at Calvin University on Dec. 15.

Fat liberationists celebrate fat bodies in religious community

By Kathryn Post — December 6, 2021
(RNS) — A small but growing group of religious fat liberationists opposes fat phobia in all its forms.

Cornerstone University’s new president is under fire. His former colleagues see a pattern.

By Kathryn Post — December 2, 2021
(RNS) — Former Regent employees named at least 40 faculty, staff and administrators who were forced to exit during Moreno-Riaño’s tenure at Regent University.

Kyrgyzstan is expected to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses publications for ‘extremism’

By Kathryn Post — November 30, 2021
(RNS) — The ban would mark the first time that the country has taken an official stance against the religious group.

What are God’s pronouns? How the church today is (or isn’t) gendering God

By Kathryn Post — November 18, 2021
(RNS) — Many congregations are actively deciding how to refer to God’s gender in their liturgies, hymns and prayers.

Theater release for ‘The Chosen’ Christmas special breaks records

By Kathryn Post — November 16, 2021
(RNS) — ‘The Chosen,’ a series on the life of Jesus Christ available via a free app, has become a global phenomenon since its release in 2019, with more than 300 million views in over 190 countries.

CCM industry stays silent on LGBTQ inclusion as queer artists carve inroads

By Kathryn Post — November 15, 2021
(RNS) — Streaming platforms have allowed LGBTQ Christian artists like Semler to stake a claim in Christian music.

New teen Bible story book tells the old, old story in a new way

By Kathryn Post — November 10, 2021
(RNS) — The Bible: Enter Here uses irreverent humor to reimagine Bible stories for teens.
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