(RNS) — One Alabama megachurch preacher is experiencing a cautionary tale about a central spiritual idea: What goes around comes around.
(RNS) — Rolland Slade, pastor of Meridian Baptist Church in El Cajon, California, was previously vice chairman of the Executive Committee.
(RNS) — Dave Dummitt is Willow Creek’s first full-time senior pastor since founding pastor Bill Hybels retired early and his successors resigned over the church’s handling of the allegations against him.
(RNS) — Christians and New Agers alike tend not to concern ourselves with human bodies, and too often talk of actual justice is hushed for the sake of unity or good vibrations.
(RNS) — New resources for church members follow other initiatives to help clergy and congregations cope with the many questions swirling around reopening churches.
(RNS) — Greear also called for new clergy to be trained in preventing sex abuse and he challenged Southern Baptists not to be divided by the U.S. presidential election.
(RNS) — More than 60% of white evangelical Christians scored a 3 or 4 on the scale, as did half of white Catholics.
(AP) — ‘I understand that by tweeting an image to remind all of the governor’s racist past I actually refreshed the trauma that image had caused,’ said Falwell.
(RNS) — This weekend, people of faith joined protests against racial injustice and police brutality across the country. Many also heard about those topics in the worship services they attended.
(RNS) — I was told by classmates, mentors and friends in the evangelical world that my advocacy for black lives was hateful, heretical and a distraction for Christians.
(RNS) — If the church is divided on race — and it is — what does that say to the world about us?
(RNS) — The event, described as a ‘Christian Response to Racial Injustice,’ drew a diverse crowd led by prominent preachers of both black and white DC-area churches.
(RNS) — ‘I feel great and have no symptoms,’ Keller, 69, wrote on Facebook and other social media posts. ‘It was what doctors call an incidental pickup.’
(RNS) — ‘White evangelical Christians tend to think the problem of racism is primarily how I feel and act toward someone else, not how you vote, who you vote for and what policies you support.’
(RNS) — This is how conspiracy theories do their damage, by pulling us away from the real problem and the more complex but lasting solutions.