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Marcus Lamb, anti-COVID vaccine Christian broadcaster, dies at 64

By Bob Smietana — November 30, 2021
(RNS) — Lamb had hosted a series of vaccine skeptics on his television program and claimed that the truth about COVID-19 was being censored.
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Hope ‘renewed in a just God’: Faith leaders react to guilty verdicts in Ahmaud Arbery murder

By Alejandra Molina — November 24, 2021
(RNS) — Greg McMichael, son Travis McMichael and neighbor William ‘Roddie’ Bryan were all convicted of murder after jurors deliberated for about 10 hours.

Native America has lessons for surviving an apocalypse, says Choctaw elder and Episcopal priest

By Emily McFarlan Miller — November 24, 2021
(RNS) — The Rev. Steven Charleston talked to Religion News Service about his new book, 'Ladder to the Light,' and what Native America has to teach others about climbing out of darkness.

Pastor who approved of marital rape removed from Seventh-day Adventist Church

By Yonat Shimron — November 24, 2021
(RNS) — Burnett Robinson will no longer be allowed to serve as pastor in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

On a second COVID-19 Thanksgiving, how to find room for thanks

By Beth Kissileff — November 24, 2021
(RNS) — We can’t always immediately see the possibilities for growth that come out of a negative situation.

Portland’s season of unrest rekindled after Kyle Rittenhouse verdict

By Grant Stringer — November 24, 2021
(RNS) — This time, national and local faith leaders have organized largely peaceful protests.

White supremacists found liable for violence at Charlottesville rally

By Jack Jenkins — November 23, 2021
(RNS) — Clergy were among the plaintiffs who brought the case against the white supremacists.

What we profess on Sunday ought to apply to Black Friday

By Rosa Lee Harden — November 23, 2021
(RNS) — Let's reflect on not just why we give gifts but how we purchase them.

Faith advisory board with Trump ties urges religious vaccine exemptions for military

By Jack Jenkins — November 23, 2021
(RNS) — But at least one prominent Trump evangelical adviser did not sign on to the effort, suggesting division on the issue.

Pastor who called on husbands to rape their wives is placed on leave

By Yonat Shimron — November 23, 2021
(RNS) —The Greater New York Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church said it has placed Pastor Burnett Robinson on administrative leave.

‘The best person to rape is your wife,’ says Bronx pastor

By Yonat Shimron — November 22, 2021
(RNS) — Pastor Burnett Robinson was apparently preaching from a New Testament passage on wives submitting to their husbands.

United Methodist meeting to consider split is still on … for now

By Emily McFarlan Miller — November 22, 2021
(RNS) — But the denomination is considering the health and safety of delegates, staff, volunteers and guests, as well as the inclusion of the broad diversity of the church, before signing off on the next meeting.

New children’s Bibles rethink how Christians share old, old story with young readers

By Emily McFarlan Miller — November 22, 2021
(RNS) — Parents are calling attention to whitewashed illustrations, almost exclusively male characters and an emphasis on memorizing morals over engaging with the divine in many existing children's story Bibles.
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