(RNS) — How do we make sense of violent extremists who come into our sacred spaces with hate in their hearts? And how do we keep ourselves from being victims of their anger?
(RNS) — Pastors of newer churches are faced with the dilemma of figuring out how to reach and keep new members without ‘pressing the flesh,’ one expert said.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Angelus Temple in Los Angeles has handed out 5,000 meals a day to kids out of school and others in need. Among the donors has been Chick-fil-A.
(RNS) — In a Q&A, the megachurch pastor talked about preaching during a pandemic, making faith leaders ‘first responders’ and criticism of Trump’s handling of the crisis.
(RNS) — As in-person worship is banned in many places in the wake of COVID-19, many clergy are scrambling to learn how to shift services online via Zoom, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and other digital platforms.
TORONTO (RNS) — Crystals aren't just trendy. I AM Academy is using them to build ‘a community of people who are looking to change themselves and change this world’ through astral travel, meditation and other metaphysical means.
BOSTON (RNS) — As university campuses around the country shut down and move classes online, chaplains and faith-based campus groups are stepping in to ease the transition.
(RNS) — ‘What we’re trying to do is minimize any kind of unnecessary touch here,’ said the Rev. Justin Coleman, pastor of a North Carolina church.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The Rev. Yolanda Norton, creator of Beyoncé Mass, said ‘this is not your grandma’s church,’ as she wore a 'Won’t SHE do it?!' T-shirt on the Kennedy Center stage.
(RNS) — If abstention from Instagram or Twitter is going to be more than a 'digital detox,' we need a new and better vocabulary to discuss the characteristic sins of 2020.
WATERLOO, Ontario (RNS) — The Friars’ Briar is clergy’s answer to the Tim Hortons Brier, the annual Canadian men's curling championship, which ended Sunday.
(RNS) — Evangelical students will hear the Southern Baptist Convention president and prominent imam discuss how evangelicals and Muslims can find a way forward ‘in a time of unprecedented division and distrust.’
(RNS) — Our reaction to the coronavirus threat is also a statement about our need for control: our bodies, our world.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Pope Francis is the honorary captain of the 13th annual Clericus Cup in Rome this weekend, where Catholic priests and seminarians will toss their cassocks aside and give their all on the soccer field.
(RNS) — 'Some years,' Megan Westra tweeted, 'wandering through the desert needs to look different.'