(RNS) Reba Riley, a "former Evangelical Poster Child," describes her struggle to heal from wounds inflicted by institutional Christianity in a millennial memoir of spiritual exploration.
In her hilarious and raw memoir, "Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome," Reba Riley describes her struggle to heal from wounds inflicted by institutional Christianity. Here she talks about healing.
Popular Christian teacher and author Nancy Ortberg joins a cadre of Christians who've set out to explore darkness in recent years.
The movie industry has a long history of casting white actors to play African and Middle Eastern Bible characters. But religious audiences can witness a stark departure from this trend when Sony's “War Room” hits theaters on August 28.
Hillsong Church says they are a "gay welcoming" congregation, even though they are not gay affirming. Hillsong pastor Carl Lents explains how they are attempting to think through and navigate this difficult issue.
The church says the gay celebrities can’t serve as leaders and don’t support their ‘lifestyle.’ But Josh Canfield and Reed Kelly aren’t going anywhere. It's a love story.
Do you have Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome? If so, enter to win a copy of Reba Riley's memoir, and possibly an Amazon gift card. You totally deserve something for all that past trauma. You're welcome.
The prominent conservative Christian leader answers RNS' Jonathan Merritt's tough questions about current issues.
Both are powerful, fresh-faced religious leaders of massive conservative Christian bodies whose behaviors and statements excite, infuriate, and confuse both conservatives and progressives by turns. Are they paving the way for a future expression of faith that we've only begun to imagine?
When Christians speak ignorantly about journalism, they compromise their credibility on more important matters.
Southern Baptists are platforming Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio at their forthcoming mission conference, but in April they disinvited Ben Carson from their pastors' conference. When it comes to partisanship, it looks like America's largest Protestant denomination has taken one step forward and two steps back.
By opening their doors to same-sex couples and transgender people they signal all are valued because of their faith, not in spite of it.
By sidestepping the elements of the story that have outraged Americans, it’s as if the editorial board is trying to prove true the conservatives who claim their paper is run by left-leaning elitists.
Pastor of America's most influential mainline Protestant church wants Christians to give the Apostle Paul a second look. "Paul gives us an exemplar for the way in which God calls all believers to live," he says.
"We need to till the earth of our hearts, watering it and weeding the unruly places," says the episcopal priest and founder of Thistle Farms.