WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (RNS) — Green Street Church's syringe exchange is one of a handful housed at a place of worship across the state. As the opioid epidemic spreads, the North Carolina Council of Churches hopes more will consider it.
The beleaguered baptist leader should join a 12-step program. It might teach him how to make amends.
(RNS) For Alcoholics Anonymous to continue helping addicts find freedom in sobriety, the 75-year-old organization has to reclaim its spiritual roots. That’s the message coming from reformers who say the group has drifted from core principles, but what exactly constitutes the heart of AA spirituality is a matter of spirited debate.
BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) Without Gerald Heard, the "godfather of New Age," some of the major spiritual developments of 20th-century America might never have happened. And at least one skeptical California newspaperman might never have sobered up. By Kimberly Winston.