That’s Dr. Biden to you!
(RNS) — You call a professional what that person wants to be called. End of discussion.
Evangelical leader Beth Moore trends on Twitter after calling Trumpism ‘seductive and dangerous’
(RNS) — ‘I have never seen anything in these United States of America I found more astonishingly seductive & dangerous to the saints of God than Trumpism,’ the founder of Living Proof Ministries said in her tweet.
Jerry Falwell Jr. drops defamation lawsuit against Liberty University
(RNS) — Falwell said he was taking a ‘time out’ from his litigation against the school.
Making an American saint can take more than a miracle
(RNS) — The cause of a Catholic priest killed in the Korea conflict ticked most of the boxes, but his candidacy had to overcome two formidable obstacles.
Yes, Roald Dahl was a Jew-hater
(RNS) — The family of the late British novelist and screenwriter has given the Jewish people an early Hanukkah gift: an apology.
In leaked call, Hillsong founder Brian Houston details ‘narcissistic’ Carl Lentz’s firing
NEW YORK (RNS) — In a leaked audio call obtained by The Daily Mail, the head pastor of Hillsong Global said difficulties with Lentz’s leadership emerged long before the recent revelations of his affair.
California megachurch pastor dies days after announcement of COVID-19 diagnosis
(RNS) — In a statement on Monday, Water of Life Community Church in San Bernardino County said pastor Bob Bryant had died earlier in the day.
Carl Lentz and the ‘hot pastor’ problem
(RNS) — Maybe the problem isn’t hot pastors like Lentz but a toxic megachurch culture that makes narcissism a prerequisite.
Rachel Held Evans’ father on his daughter’s final days and the ongoing impact of her life
(RNS) — ‘I was her dad, and was proud to be so. I didn’t try to put the brakes on Rachel. Controversial issues were hers to play out,’ Peter Held tells RNS in an exclusive interview a year and a half after his daughter’s death.
Hillsong founder Brian Houston announces investigation after NYC pastor Carl Lentz’s firing
NEW YORK (RNS) — ‘We are launching an independent investigation into the inner workings of Hillsong NYC/ East Coast. We need a solid foundation for a fresh start and new beginning,’ Houston said in a tweet Thursday (Nov. 12).
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks taught Judaism to the world
(RNS) — You know that whole ‘light to the nations’ thing? That was Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. His memory is a blessing.
Bishop Harry Jackson Jr., Trump evangelical adviser, has died
(RNS) — Jackson was a prominent Black conservative pastor, with close ties to many religious right leaders.
Ben Carson, Seventh-day Adventist, tests positive for coronavirus
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The Seventh-day Adventist website stresses health as a spiritual concern, saying, ‘we believe God calls us to care for our bodies, treating them with the respect a divine creation deserves.’
Southwestern Baptist adjunct professor, wife, struck and killed by drag racer
(RNS) — A Baptist theologian and ‘just a good guy’ and his wife were killed Friday, leaving behind four children.
5 faith facts about Whitney Houston, set to be inducted in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
(RNS) — ‘On any stage that I stand on I praise the Lord; I claim him everywhere I go,’ Houston said at the 1998 Dove Awards.