‘High-Church Pentecostal’ leader J. Delano Ellis dies at 75
(RNS) — ‘Traditionally,’ Ellis said in 1995, ‘the Pentecostal church maintained its ardor but was never really known for its order.’
Robert Graetz, a white Lutheran minister who supported Montgomery bus boycott, has died
(RNS) — Rev. Robert Graetz faced death threats and derision for his support of the Montgomery bus boycott and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The ‘chai’ charm that keeps this secretary of health grounded in the value of life
RALEIGH, N.C. (RNS) — Mandy Cohen, North Carolina’s secretary of health and human services, has threaded the needle of this politically charged moment by balancing her devotion to scientific data and her faith.
Influential pastor, Charles Stanley, steps down at First Baptist Church Atlanta after 50 years
(RNS) — Charles Stanley doesn’t believe in retirement, but the influential pastor is stepping down from his role at First Baptist Church Atlanta.