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The simple faith of gathering together and giving thanks

By Jacob Lupfer — November 23, 2022
(RNS) — These hymns ring loud in my consciousness long after the other trappings of devotion have fallen away.
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A biography of Ruth Bell Graham explores an icon of evangelical womanhood

By Yonat Shimron — November 23, 2022
(RNS) — Graham opposed the women’s rights movements even as she benefited from some of its gains by becoming a public figure sought after as a speaker and writer in her own right.

Prayers go on, sometimes out of sight, in prep football

By Larry Lage — November 23, 2022
WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Michigan (AP) — In Michigan, some teams with multiple religions represented on their rosters have found ways for everyone who wants to participate to do so if they wish.

DC’s faith communities rally to protect bused-in immigrants

By Emily Neil — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — Organizing efforts in Washington have become a blueprint for other cities.

Pilgrims, not patriots

By Tracy McKenzie — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — The Pilgrims thought of themselves as temporary travelers in a world that was not their home — much less a nation. 

‘The Chosen’ triggers Hollywood upset

By Kathryn Post — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — Creators of the show, which hit No. 3 at the box office, also announced a new nonprofit to support production and marketing.

Lyft drivers spread the Gospel with ride-hailing ministries

By Luis Andres Henao — November 22, 2022
(AP) — Lyft’s guidelines do not expressly prohibit evangelism nor conversations about religion, and evangelism experts say ride-hailing can be conducive to talking about faith.

Evangelical Christians’ abortion strategy may have cost them more than an election

By Valerie Cooper — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — Having lost their children as voters, they look likely to lose their young people as co-religionists.

A once-dying church hopes to reinvent itself with coffee and kindness

By Bob Smietana — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — Embrace Church had two years left to live. Rather than wait for the end, the church sold its building, reinvented itself and invested in a local coffee house.

How the Museum of the Bible produces a white evangelical Bible

By Yonat Shimron — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — The book, 'Does Scripture Speak for Itself?' argues that the Washington, D.C., institution produces a benevolent white evangelical Bible that resists critique.

Sunday is the Feast of Christ the King. Here’s why it still matters.

By Jacob Lupfer — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — Christ the King offers both a hopeful and a sobering reminder to Christians, whose loyalty to Jesus becomes subordinated to political ideology.

RNS holiday gift guide 2022: Ideas for the kids, adults and Pastafarians on your list

By Emily McFarlan Miller — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — Because not everybody celebrates a religious holiday in December, but everybody loves presents.

Texas megachurch White’s Chapel departs UMC to anchor new Methodist ‘college’

By BeLynn Hollers and Emily McFarlan Miller — November 18, 2022
SOUTHLAKE, Texas (RNS) — 'We want to work together, and we want to be a healing agent between all of Methodism,' said the Rev. John McKellar, co-pastor of White’s Chapel. 
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