(RNS) — A newly discovered letter from one former prominent leader of the Southern Baptist Convention to another reveals a depth of mistrust and suspicion toward the denomination’s first black president.
A new report from the Anglican Church of Canada projects that the denomination may cease to exist in the next two decades if its current decline continues.
(RNS) — The latest Pew Research poll found that 63% of Americans say churches and other houses of worship should keep out of politics, and 76% said religious congregations should not make political endorsements.
(RNS) — A newly discovered letter from one former prominent leader of the Southern Baptist Convention to another reveals a depth of mistrust and suspicion toward the denomination's first black president.
(RNS) — Imagine a church where everyone, including the senior pastor, was required to have a person they confessed to. For one, it would help avoid some of the major crises in the failures of leadership.
(RNS) — Last month, Hope Covenant Church opened the first homeless shelter in Chicago’s affluent suburban Village of Orland Park in more than three decades. The overnight shelter is open every Tuesday until April — unless a lawsuit by village officials succeeds.
(RNS) — On a visit to evangelical churches in the heart of red America not long ago, I found hope to think "evangelical" can mean something besides what web trolls and Trump-supporting preachers have turned it into.
(RNS) — Nominating Mohler was a preemptive move intended to block candidates from the denomination's more zealous "God and country" faction during what will be a potentially tumultuous U.S. presidential campaign.
(RNS) — With the rise of the religiously unaffiliated, the God gap matters less and less. Will the Democrats find a way to strike a new spiritual chord on the environment?
(RNS) — Pastor Marcus Hayes, a leader of Biltmore Church in Asheville, North Carolina, received 81% of the vote at First Baptist Church Naples in Florida. But an 85% vote was needed for approval.
(RNS) — Evangelical pastor John MacArthur criticized Southern Baptist Bible teacher Beth Moore and called female preachers a sign that Southern Baptists were losing their belief in the authority of the Bible.
(RNS) — It is healthy for evangelical leaders to want to influence the president, but when appeasement of Trump extends to promoting someone many Christians would call a false teacher, they risk their reputations.
(AP) — "Whatever you think of Trump personally," one evangelical supporter told Fox News recently, "it is undeniable" that he has succeeded in enacting conservative Christians' agenda.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Without any kind of theological credentials and while toeing the line of the subservient wife, many preachers' wives were as successful as their husbands in the capitalist marketplace, Kate Bowler's new book argues.
(RNS) — Some Christians are reassessing how to describe sexual misconduct, with an eye to owning up to the seriousness of abuse.