(RNS) Hillary Clinton shouldn’t label an opposing position as “extreme” just because she doesn’t agree with it.
(RNS) Violence, abuse, torture, rape, slavery -- these are the warnings we’d have to issue by the time we finished reading the Bible’s first book, Genesis.
(RNS) This is a man who does not know the meaning of the word “shame.” A man who lacks the basic self-awareness to see his own sins and need for redemption.
(RNS) The woman who spotted, reported, and followed the vehicle driven by alleged Charleston, S.C., shooter Dylann Roof says God was working through her.
(RNS) The largest Protestant denomination in the United States is meeting this week, but it’s not as large as it was last year, or the year before. What’s going on?
(RNS) “Why reinvent a system or structure that already exists?” For me, it’s a matter of stewardship, a willingness to work within a denominational structure and make it better, not do away with it and start from scratch.
(RNS) Divergent perspectives on the Pew survey are connected to larger narratives that frame how conservative and liberal Christians in the United States see themselves.
(RNS) Only in a world where the individual is the sole determiner of one’s identity does it makes sense to say, “I want Christianity without Christ.”
(RNS) Younger Southern Baptists fear that a display of partisanship will sacrifice the meeting’s ability to be a prophetic voice in relation to both parties. The desire is not to withdraw politically, but to engage prophetically.
(RNS) In 16 nations where same-sex unions are recognized, the changes came about not through judicial decree, but through the legislative process.
(RNS) When was the last time a reporter asked a candidate why he or she supports unrestricted abortion access in the second and third trimester, when upwards of 70 percent of Americans do not?
(RNS) Many fear that our political correctness has run amok, to the point we look foolish.
(RNS) It’s commonplace to assume that society’s redefinition of marriage, gender and the purpose for sexuality will eventually persuade the church to follow along. But if we were to jump forward into the 22nd century, I wonder what we would see.
(RNS) Treating the LGBT rights/religious freedom conversation as a zero-sum game where one can only “win” at the expense of the other is actually a “no-win” for all of us.
(RNS) The debate over abortion reveals our society’s inconsistency: We only affirm the humanity of the unborn if the child is “wanted.”
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