(RNS) — Nominating Mohler was a preemptive move intended to block candidates from the denomination's more zealous "God and country" faction during what will be a potentially tumultuous U.S. presidential campaign.
(RNS) — Before 2017, the US took in more refugees in a given year than all the other countries in the world. Thanks to the drastic reduction in US refugee admissions, other countries are outstripping us as the land of opportunity.
(RNS) — White supremacy has always been on the lookout for black spokespeople. From the moment he donned that red hat, Kanye became their great black hope to endorse their white nationalist messiah.
(RNS) — How we deal with his death, and the postures that we bring to that death, shape the fate of our civilization and make it worthy of defense against the likes of ISIS.
(RNS) — I can’t bring back the 12 American Jews killed by anti-Semitic violence this year, but I can live my life with the urgency our tradition asks of us and encourage others as well to build the world, kindness first.
(RNS) — The AJC survey found that 31% of Jews avoided wearing symbols or objects identifying them as Jews. Another 25% said they sometimes or frequently avoided certain places, events or situations out of concern for their safety.
(RNS) — American faith groups are just as divided as political parties — disagreeing about immigration policy, climate change and the future of the country, according to a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute. One thing they do agree on is that they wish President Trump would act more presidential.
(RNS) — Christian aid organizations in Syria have sprung into action in response to the new conflict in the region and are vowing to stay with the Kurds as the crisis grows.
(RNS) — Donald Trump has retained his support among the white Catholics who make up 75% of the church and may actually be gaining some ground among nonwhite Catholics.
(RNS) — It takes a strong sense of compartmentalization to square Christianity’s ethical demands for truth-telling, integrity and human rights with the Trump White House’s elastic relationship with the truth.
(RNS) — A year after being freed, Brunson spoke of his appreciation for his freedom and his continuing concern for the people of Turkey.
(RNS) — Houses of worship can publicly disagree with the president's policies without violating federal rules against electioneering by nonprofits. Not that all members of the congregation will be mollified.
(AP) — "Whatever you think of Trump personally," one evangelical supporter told Fox News recently, "it is undeniable" that he has succeeded in enacting conservative Christians' agenda.
(RNS) — The witch trend says something about the current generation's dependence on technology to fashion selves we can identify with and love.
(RNS) — As a white evangelical Christian from a rural town in Georgia, I grew up around people who looked and thought like me. But refugees have taught me profound lessons about friendship, hospitality and God’s vision for our world.