(RNS) — A Muslim group called for ‘immediate action’ against the officers involved in the shooting of the man Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers identified as Jacob Blake.
(RNS) — In Iowa, churches are working together and partnering with faith-based organizations from across the country to offer aid after the unusual windstorm, called a derecho, that traveled from South Dakota to Ohio on Aug. 10.
(RNS) — The Episcopal bishop of Washington, D.C., said her appearance is not partisan, and said she declined a request to film her Democratic convention prayer in front of St. John’s, where President Donald Trump held up a Bible.
(RNS) — ‘My people are in very different places regarding the virus,’ wrote one pastor.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The lighting of Bishop Eaton’s Luther rose was accompanied by the buzz of neon, the trumpet blast of Luther’s hymn ‘A Mighty Fortress’ and enthusiasm from Lutherans on social media.
(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.