Kirsten Powers is an author at Religion News Service.
It’s time for evangelicals to speak up for animals (COMMENTARY)
The “Every Living Thing” initiative will begin a yearlong effort to engage Christians in dialogue around the biblical mandate to care for animals.
Donald Trump, evangelical scam artist (COMMENTARY)
A Christian who has never sought forgiveness for his sins is like a vegan who has filet mignon for dinner every night.
How Mike Huckabee fails his Christian duty (COMMENTARY)
Huckabee appears to believe that transgender people are perpetrating some sort of hoax so they can gain access to public restrooms or locker rooms. Or that they’ve chosen to identify with a particular gender on a whim.
Someone tell the president: Iraqi Christians are dying (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) The disinterest in the suffering of Iraqi Christians has been a bipartisan travesty.
COMMENTARY: Is anyone answering Iraqi Christians’ cries for help?
(RNS) Going back to Mosul is not an option: The Islamic State has given their houses and businesses away. There is nothing to go back to even if the Islamic State left.
COMMENTARY: Why a religious exemption would not open the floodgates
(RNS) Religious exemption opponents claim it would relegate gays to second-class citizens. But religious institutions in the U.S. already enjoy exemptions to discriminate in hiring, including refusing to hire women in senior leadership.
COMMENTARY: Conservatives may hold the key to ending the death penalty
WASHINGTON (RNS) Anti-capital punishment activists say the time is ripe for promoting a culture of life.
COMMENTARY: If Christians can build statues, so can Satanists
(RNS) The Oklahoma government should not play favorites among different faiths.