(RNS) — The bad news is that the most outspoken religious people on social media are no less partisan than anyone else. The good news is that they are likely speaking to a silent majority of political pragmatists.
NABI SALEH, West Bank (RNS) — Christ at the Checkpoint, organized by the tiny evangelical community in the West Bank, brings hundreds of Western evangelicals to the town of Beit Jala to learn about Palestinian story and hear theological arguments against support for the Jewish state.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Rev. Franklin Graham says he is coming to Berkeley in peace and in a longshot attempt to sway voters to support evangelical Christian candidates.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — For many evangelical Christians and Orthodox Jews, the controversial relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is not only a smart political move, but the fulfillment of divine prophecy.
(RNS) — The world of religion offers clues to the causes and consequences of the present troubles. It also suggests what it will take to revive the great American pastime.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (RNS) — The renowned evangelist believed he too needed the guidance and support of a local pastor — a man he chose to preside at his burial.
(RNS) — 'Most evangelical energies, hours, dollars and prayers do not go toward politics of any stripe, but toward churches, missions, schools and charities, both here and abroad,' writes John G. Stackhouse Jr.
(RNS) — Graham is rightly honored not just as an extraordinary Christian but also as a great American. The two are not mutually exclusive.
(RNS) — Across six decades of public ministry, Billy Graham preached to some 215 million people. Here's how he touched the lives of five of them.
(RNS) — Billy Graham's sometimes daring innovations were guided by the simple motivation to remain faithful to a divine message and proclaim it in the most effective way possible.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Billy Graham is remembered for a subtle approach to politics that contrasts sharply with many of today's openly political evangelicals.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — The church brokered the agreement by which the country's authoritarian leader, President Joseph Kabila, was supposed to have stepped down more than a year ago.
(RNS) Christian women online have found new platforms to teach, preach and connect. "God isn't trademarked," says Sarah Bessey.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — More than 10,000 Vietnamese filled up a stadium in a rare Christian evangelistic event led by the Rev. Franklin Graham, who said he wants the communist government to consider Christians its best citizens.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (RNS) — Some bell ringers wish passers-by 'Merry Christmas' and hope the kettle fills. But many others have honed strategies for making the most of the uncompensated work — for the Salvation Army and all who come within earshot.