(RNS) — ‘The night is long, but joy cometh in the morning, and it’s up to us to make sure it does. That’s our charge: deliver America a new dawn,’ Former Vice President Joe Biden said.
(RNS) — African Americans are more likely to go to the altar than go to a therapist. We need to acknowledge that professional help, when combined with prayer and with the comfort of a community of believers, is a gift from God.
(RNS) — The Rev. Jacqueline Lewis said she is joining other clergy who have taken action on social justice in nontraditional ways.
(RNS) — ‘The evangelical pastors that we interviewed, ultimately chose racial reconciliation as their primary frame,’ a scholar said of study of multiracial church leaders.
(RNS) — ‘We moved from snow day mentality to marathon mentality now,’ said pastor and church consultant Rob Dyer.
(RNS) — From childhood, when Lewis preached to chickens on his family farm, to his twilight years, faith was the fuel of his life.
(RNS) — Vivian gained global attention in 1965, when he confronted a sheriff on the steps of a courthouse as activists attempted to register to vote.
(RNS) — John Onwuchekwa, a Southern Baptist Church planter, said SBC leaders’ ties to President Donald Trump and the denomination’s inability to deal with issues of race and justice meant he could not in good faith remain part of the SBC.
CHICAGO (RNS) — As people across the country deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the country’s reckoning over racism, many Christian leaders, organizations and churches are providing resources not only to care for their spiritual and physical health, but also their mental health.
(RNS) — The rapper hinted that his presidential run may be his most overt fusion of faith and politics yet, with religion impacting everything from his decision to run to his views on vaccines.
(RNS) — African Americans’ most sacred hymn shouldn’t be desecrated to support the NFL’s attempts to apologize for its misunderstanding of players’ protests against racism.
(RNS) — On average, Black Americans face greater barriers to internet access and high-speed connection at home than do white Americans — this disparity extends to Black young adults.
(RNS) — How could the white colonists fight for freedom and remain numb to the possibility of liberty for the slaves? The question plagues us to this day.
(RNS) — ‘Faith is an integral part of Mr. Lewis’ life but also part of his activism,’ said director Dawn Porter.
(RNS) — Highlights of a forthcoming study, which looks at racism, biblical interpretation and church cultures, may indicate a long struggle ahead.