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Pilgrims, not patriots

By Tracy McKenzie — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — The Pilgrims thought of themselves as temporary travelers in a world that was not their home. 

‘The Chosen’ triggers Hollywood upset

By Kathryn Post — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — Creators of the show, which hit No. 3 at the box office, also announced a new nonprofit to support production and marketing.

Lyft drivers spread the Gospel with ride-hailing ministries

By Luis Andres Henao — November 22, 2022
(AP) — Lyft’s guidelines do not expressly prohibit evangelism nor conversations about religion, and evangelism experts say ride-hailing can be conducive to talking about faith.

Evangelical Christians’ abortion strategy may have cost them more than an election

By Valerie Cooper — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — Having lost their children as voters, they look likely to lose their young people as co-religionists.

A once-dying church hopes to reinvent itself with coffee and kindness

By Bob Smietana — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — Embrace Church had two years left to live. Rather than wait for the end, the church sold its building, reinvented itself and invested in a local coffee house.

How the Museum of the Bible produces a white evangelical Bible

By Yonat Shimron — November 21, 2022
(RNS) — The book, 'Does Scripture Speak for Itself?' argues that the Washington, D.C., institution produces a benevolent white evangelical Bible that resists critique.

Sunday is the Feast of Christ the King. Here’s why it still matters.

By Jacob Lupfer — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — Christ the King offers both a hopeful and a sobering reminder to Christians, whose loyalty to Jesus becomes subordinated to political ideology.

RNS holiday gift guide 2022: Ideas for the kids, adults and Pastafarians on your list

By Emily McFarlan Miller — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — Because not everybody celebrates a religious holiday in December, but everybody loves presents.

Texas megachurch White’s Chapel departs UMC to anchor new Methodist ‘college’

By BeLynn Hollers and Emily McFarlan Miller — November 18, 2022
SOUTHLAKE, Texas (RNS) — 'We want to work together, and we want to be a healing agent between all of Methodism,' said the Rev. John McKellar, co-pastor of White’s Chapel. 

Black museum religion exhibit features Little Richard’s Bible, Rev. Ike’s suit

By Adelle M. Banks — November 18, 2022
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The first special exhibition to focus specifically on religion since the museum opened includes photos and artifacts accompanied by quotations of famous African Americans.

The Twitter exodus: As a Christian minister, I can no longer stay

By Chuck Currie — November 18, 2022
(RNS) — As long as Musk is in charge without restraints or oversight, I'll be away. 

Returning from self-imposed hiatus, ACNA Bishop Stewart Ruch works to regain trust

By Kathryn Post — November 17, 2022
(RNS) — At a meeting last week, he addressed concerns raised about his handling of abuse allegations in his diocese.

Poll: Politics drives religious Americans’ views on the environment

By Yonat Shimron — November 17, 2022
(RNS) — Religious people who lean Republican are less inclined to be concerned about global warming than people of the same religion who identify or lean to the Democratic Party.

CeCe Winans: ‘private ministry is the thing that fuels your public worship’

By Adelle M. Banks — November 17, 2022
(RNS) — Winans seeks to be a bridge-builder across generations, encouraging older folks to share their faith and life lessons with younger people.

How Chappelle’s antisemitic ‘SNL’ bit betrays Black liberation

By Andre Henry — November 17, 2022
(RNS) — The comedian never misses an opportunity to minimize the abuse of oppressed people not his own. 
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