(RNS) — The Rev. Jacqueline Lewis said she is joining other clergy who have taken action on social justice in nontraditional ways.
(RNS) — Perhaps the biggest obstacle to white Christians’ full participation in the movement for racial equality is an unshakable commitment to our own innocence.
(RNS) — But even for those churches that have reopened, services likely don’t look like they did before COVID-19 upended everyday life in the United States.
(RNS) — ‘We moved from snow day mentality to marathon mentality now,’ said pastor and church consultant Rob Dyer.
(RNS) — American Christians shy away from social issues — racial reconciliation, immigration reform and economic inequalities — that they associate with progressive politics.
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) — Highlights of a forthcoming study, which looks at racism, biblical interpretation and church cultures, may indicate a long struggle ahead.
(RNS) — Across denominations, VBS is one of the biggest outreach ministries of the year for many churches and draws a huge number of volunteers from congregations.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Nearly a century later, both ‘Head of Christ’ and criticism of its role in enshrining Jesus as white endure.
(RNS) — As the White House and Congress debate nationwide actions, participants say they have come away from their studies with determination to push for change in their communities.
(RNS) — The Rev. Jacqui Lewis, the first woman to serve as a senior minister at New York's historic Middle Collegiate Church, has shown how to use diversity to expand the size and reach of her congregation.
(RNS) — Celebrating Pope Francis' Laudato Si, published five years ago, and its message that loving our planet first means loving its people.
(RNS) — While America's response must feel tortuous to those marching, it gives me hope that India, where I sit, can confront its past and present history of casteism.
(RNS) — Bishops encouraged United Methodists to act to end racism by spending 8 minutes and 46 seconds in prayer at 8:46 a.m. and 8:46 p.m. each day for at least the next 30 days, among other things.
(RNS) — More than 60% of white evangelical Christians scored a 3 or 4 on the scale, as did half of white Catholics.