Former employee sues Dave Ramsey’s company for alleged religious discrimination, ‘cult-like’ atmosphere
(RNS) — The lawsuit claims employees have to submit to Ramsey as a spiritual leader and agree with his views on COVID-19, with no questions allowed.
Interfaith campus partnerships are building bridges to overcome our divisions
(RNS) — When we listen to those who believe differently, we grow in our own faith.
In Los Angeles, a pair of art exhibitions centers the Black worship experience
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Through sculptures, paintings, video and performances, the artists explore the impact of Black Pentecostalism drawing ‘upon the choreography and sonics of possession found in Black spirituality.’
Pope Francis criticizes ‘paternalism’ of populist politicians
(RNS) — The video message was delivered to participants at an international online conference, ‘A Politics Rooted in the People,’ and included Catholic groups in the United States, European Union and United Kingdom.
Formerly incarcerated, this Unitarian Universalist minister is dedicated to abolishing prisons
(RNS) — His ministry may have been born in prison, but Jason Lydon wants to see a society where prisons no longer exist. That dream is connected to his theology, he says.
First drag queen certified as a candidate for United Methodist ministry ‘speaking in a new way to new people’
(RNS) — Isaac Simmons is the first openly gay man to be certified within the Illinois Great Rivers Conference and, as far as anyone can tell, the first drag queen certified in the United Methodist Church.
Protesters rally to cause of ‘jailed’ Canadian church as pastor awaits trial
(RNS) — The pastor is a former student of the Rev. John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, who has resisted COVID-19 restrictions there.
Liberty University shake-ups continue as Falwell Jr.’s son leaves post as VP
(RNS) — Trey Falwell was a vice president of university operations at the evangelical Christian school.
New book explores how Desmond Tutu’s Christian mysticism helped unite a nation
(RNS) — In his new book, ‘Desmond Tutu: A Spiritual Biography of South Africa’s Confessor,’ Michael Battle delves into the ways Tutu’s religious formation shaped a vision that helped topple apartheid and unite a riven nation.