(RNS) — Jerry Falwell Jr. is taking an ‘indefinite leave of absence’ from his role at Liberty University.
(RNS) — As a social scientist who is also a pastor, I’m sympathetic to the view that God can change young people's hearts on these hot-button issues. But I see no evidence of divine intervention in the data.
(RNS) — The functional theology of evangelicalism offers a limited toolkit for understanding racism.
(RNS) — Just like he turned mask-wearing into a political litmus test, Donald Trump is using our children’s futures as a political tactic to try to put the pandemic behind us, get the economy going again and help him win reelection.
(RNS) — The 10-foot, 10-inch-tall statue of the renowned evangelist will replace a statue of Charles Aycock that both the state of North Carolina and the US House want removed.
(RNS) — Stelle Jacobson characterized her father Matt Jacobson's corporal punishment as “110% into an abuse category” and said the abuse has resulted in her feeling unsafe around men.
(RNS) — Delivering on promises to his evangelical base, the president's push to fund schools that reopen is aimed at undermining public education in favor of private Christian education.
(RNS) — ‘What seemed like a huge disappointment ended up being a huge blessing,’ said its CEO about a virtual event that organizers expect will reach more than a million men across 65 countries.
(RNS) — Will Dismukes, who is also a Republican state representative, resigned from his church after offering an invocation at a birthday party honoring a Confederate general who was also the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.
(RNS) — ‘The evangelical pastors that we interviewed, ultimately chose racial reconciliation as their primary frame,’ a scholar said of study of multiracial church leaders.
(RNS) — Doctor and preacher Stella Immanuel made headlines this week for her out-of-the-mainstream beliefs about medicine and spirituality.
(RNS) — The resignation comes after revelations that Ortberg allowed a volunteer who had admitted being attracted to children to continue working with kids at the church and in the community.
(RNS) — Perhaps the biggest obstacle to white Christians’ full participation in the movement for racial equality is an unshakable commitment to our own innocence.
(RNS) — Barbecue Baptist Church, an outreach of First Baptist Church of Navasota, Texas, is traveling the South with fresh BBQ, a little levity and a reminder that people care.
(RNS) — But even for those churches that have reopened, services likely don’t look like they did before COVID-19 upended everyday life in the United States.