The Slingshot: Lynchburg dissidents; Navy Bible; Quaker podcast

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Attendees of the Red Letter Revival gather to pray over Red Letter Christians leader Tony Campolo in Lynchburg, Va., on April 6, 2018. RNS photo by Jack Jenkins

Need to know: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

In Falwell's Backyard

At 'Red Letter Revival,' leaders give voice to evangelicals on the margins

For the few hundred who came to Lynchburg to assert a different kind of evangelical activism, the gathering offered hope. More from Religion News Service

Bible out of bounds?

Controversy erupts over Bible in Okinawa naval hospital display

The investigation follows a formal complaint filed after a Bible was placed on a display table arranged to honor POW/MIAs. More from Religion News Service

Roadside resistance

Religious group's billboard takes aim at guns, says they aren't 'the solution to our safety'

"You shall not make for yourself an idol," reads the billboard put up by the North Carolina Council of Churches, quoting the Second Commandment alongside an image of guns and bullets. More from WBTV

The Long Read

The last frontier for gay rights

From  his perch in the North Carolina foothills, businessman Mitchell Gold watched the march of gay civil rights, but he also saw what to his mind was its chief impediment: religion. (Subscription may be required.) More from The Washington Post


For Quaker podcast, silence Is golden

A recent episode of the Young Quaker Podcast is simply a recording of a Quaker meeting for worship - basically, 30 minutes of silence. More from NPR
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