‘The Witch of Kings Cross’ finds the woman behind the scandal
(RNS) — Norton is a figure who may offer a few lessons for society today, when radical personalities and movements abound.
As Sister Simone Campbell leaves Network, she reflects on a career in Washington
Rick Warren pays tribute to Celebrate Recovery co-founder John Baker
John Baker, founder of the Christian support group Celebrate Recovery, has died
(RNS) — Baker started the Christian 12-step group to bridge the gap between churches and 12-step groups.
Martin Gugino sues city of Buffalo, mayor and police after fracturing skull
(RNS) — A grand jury declined to indict the Buffalo police officers, but the Catholic social justice activist filed a civil suit alleging his constitutional right to peaceably protest was violated.
Carman, beloved by ’90s evangelical kids, was a Pentecostal showman at heart
(RNS) — The wildly popular troubadour was equal parts Pentecostal flair and Disney levels of cartoonish imagination.
Rihanna’s Instagram pose with Ganesh earns criticism from Hindus
(RNS) — Rihanna’s topless Instagram portrait featuring a pendant depicting a Hindu deity drew calls of blasphemy — and payback for her recent comments on India’s farm crisis.
Ravi Zacharias posthumously defrocked, ministry suspends fundraising after abuse report
(RNS) — Ravi Zacharias International Ministries has shut down fundraising as it deals with the fallout from a report about its founders. Several overseas offices of RZIM have also been affected by the report. RZIM Canada has announced it will shut down.
Ministry leaders’ rush to empathize with Ravi Zacharias is beyond alarming
(RNS) — It is deeply troubling to see so many men, especially in ministry leadership, find a more immediate connection with the abuser rather than the abused.
As Biden floats immigration plan, Edith Espinal leaves 3-year stint in sanctuary
(RNS) — The 43-year-old Mexican native was allowed to go home on the same day President Joe Biden unveiled his immigration overhaul to Congress.
Rush Limbaugh, who shaped conservative Christian politics on the radio, has died
(RNS) — The provocative radio host thanked God for the blessings in his life during his last days.
Carman, Christian music icon and Gospel Music Hall of Famer, dies at 65
(RNS) — The Christian music icon had planned a new tour later this year.
Beyond $1,000 sneakers: Carl Lentz, hype priests and the cult of celebrity
(RNS) — A Christian can believe it is their job to ‘make Jesus famous’ without making the massive leap to the problematic idea that fame is itself good and an effective tool for ministry.
Urban Ministries’ Melvin Banks, who highlighted Black experience in Bible, dies at 86
(Urban Faith) — Banks revolutionized Bible study by portraying positive images of African Americans in the biblical experience.
New pastors announced to replace Carl Lentz at Hillsong East Coast
(RNS) — Chrishan and Danielle Jeyaratnam, currently pastors at the Hillsong campus in Perth, Australia, have been named to the top spots at the embattled New York location.