(RNS) — The first woman bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland was convicted of vehicular manslaughter, DUI, leaving the scene of an accident and driving while texting and was just released from prison.
(RNS) — The connection between Christmas and liquor has been institutionalized of late in 'carols and cocktails' events that, while concerning to some, are deeply consistent with the holiday’s history.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The homemade alcoholic drinks, popularly dubbed chang'aa ("kill me quick") or Kumi Kumi (ten-ten shillings), are popular with the poor, who cannot afford commercially brewed bottled beer, which is heavily taxed.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Heather Cook faces manslaughter charges in a hit-and-run drunk driving accident, and church officials charged her with misrepresenting her battles with alcohol.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Episcopalians sometimes joke that "Wherever two or three are gathered, there's usually a fifth" (of alcohol). With a bishop charged in a fatal hit-and-run, the church's ease with alcohol doesn't seem quite so funny.
Heather Kopp, a former self-described "Christian drunk," shares her incredible story of faith and recovery.
Heather Kopp knows her chardonnay. And her dark reds. And her beer. She also knows Jesus, and was a Christian the entire time she was an alcoholic. Her new book "Sober Mercies" chronicles falling in love with a God of grace.