Christian climate activist challenges church to take action
By Kathryn Post — February 17, 2023
(RNS) — Kyle Meyaard-Schaap's 'Following Jesus in a Warming World' is a field guide for Christian climate action.
Chaplains offer more than prayers: New study confirms impact on ICU families
By Kathryn Post — February 15, 2023
(RNS) — One research chaplain called the new data ‘a V8 engine for the kind of work we do.’
Buying Starbucks with gold? A halal investing app is making it possible.
By Kathryn Post — February 3, 2023
(RNS) — Wahed, an Islamic fintech company launched in 2017, now offers brick-and-mortar banks and gold-backed debit cards.
Christian educators: Don’t be afraid of ChatGPT
By Brian Paige — January 20, 2023
(RNS) — Emerging technology causes us to wrestle with issues of the heart.
Exvangelical TikTok worship parodies bring unexpected healing
By Kathryn Post — January 9, 2023
(RNS) — Using troubling quotes from the Bible, Prezleigh and Joshua Colburn write worship parodies under the name 'Trysten & Sayge.'
Alan Lightman’s new TV series explores where humans fit in the universe
By Yonat Shimron — January 6, 2023
(RNS) — In the new three-part series, the scientist interviews some of the brightest minds about the thorniest questions. How did life first emerge? Why are we here?
Psychedelic chaplains: In clinical trials, a new form of spiritual guide emerges
By Kathryn Post — December 13, 2022
(RNS) — Spiritual care practitioners are being trained to support patients undergoing psychedelic therapy in clinical trials and decriminalized settings.
Will Chat GPT rot our brains?
By Jeffrey Salkin — December 12, 2022
(RNS) — In which I test drive Chat GPT. So you don't have to.
Trump’s Twitter return sparks concern among faith groups
By Jack Jenkins — November 22, 2022
(RNS) — New owner Elon Musk has gone back on his promise not to replatform anyone before instituting a transparent process that included outside input, according to the Anti-Defamation League's head.
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.
As a country we’re in need of healing. Here’s how Shabbat can help.
By Aliza Kline — September 28, 2022
(RNS) — The ancient Jewish ritual of Shabbat, especially Friday night dinners, can help young adults navigate the obstacles to well-being.
New dating apps — and ‘in person’ mixers — target religious and political niches
By Kathryn Post — September 27, 2022
(RNS) — Two new niche dating sites are hitting the market, promising that shared values are key to long-lasting relationships.
Pushed online in pandemic, women of color find safe spaces for faith and healing
By Kathryn Post — September 8, 2022
(RNS) — ‘There’s really no space in the nonprofit world, racial justice world or the ministry world that is just for women of color.’
In his debut country album, Rhett McLaughlin breaks up — with God
By Riley Farrell — August 11, 2022
(RNS) — The ‘Good Mythical Morning’ comedian goes on a spiritual deconstruction journey in his album, ‘James and the Shame.’
Millennials adopt digital worship, but not at the expense of IRL faith
By Kathryn Post — August 5, 2022
(RNS) — Forty-one percent of US respondents and 29% of Canadian respondents reported consuming religious or spiritual digital content at least once a month.