(RNS) — After condemnation from conservatives, 'The Message' author says he regrets telling RNS columnist Jonathan Merritt that he would officiate a same-sex wedding.
Last October, evangelicalism was rocked by the launch of ChurchClarity.org, an organization that reports churches' LGBTQ+ policies and rates congregations based on their level of clarity. The website angered Christians ...
Talking about public policy may not seem like a festive activity, but it is sorely needed.
(RNS) — We know for a fact that noncelibate men, including married men, also abuse children.
Some people choose to live in houses filled with covered mirrors, but Christians cannot afford to be those kinds of people.
Julie Roys says feminism may have contributed to our current crisis and fundamentalists may be making it worse.
(RNS) — 'Human sexuality is not,' writes Barbara G. Wheeler, 'the decisive issue that determines whether a church body is acceptable or not.' (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) — Who knew that a simple meeting between a preacher and a pundit would be so controversial? But it starts to make sense when you consider the preacher. And the pundit. And the meeting itself. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) — Prominent pastors are finding themselves on the hot seat thanks to a new group's efforts to call out leaders who lack clear stances, writes Jonathan Merritt. (COMMENTARY)
How exactly can someone do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly while carrying a deadly assault rifle? asks David Gringor in a commentary.
Over its 2,000-year history, the Catholic liturgy has constantly changed in response to new situations and cultures. Like the software we all use, it must continue to be updated and adjusted to the people and cultures of today.
(RNS) — American evangelicals are losing numbers and losing them quickly. Meanwhile, the religiously unaffiliated now form the largest single group in 20 U.S. states.
Everything you wanted to know about the Enneagram but are afraid to ask.
(RNS) — 'I am at peace and have no fear of what is to come,' he wrote in a last message.
(RNS) — 'A closer look at this statement reveals a number of fatal flaws, which are likely to render it impotent,' writes Jonathan Merritt.