(RNS) — A man who started his career as a Fuller Brush salesman lived an extraordinary life that spanned more than nine decades.
(RNS) — 'He would have to be viewed as by far the most important, single religious figure of the 20th century here in America,' said Randall Balmer, chairman of the religion department at Dartmouth College.
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.
(RNS) — Permitting tax-exempt churches to engage in partisan politicking would throw untold millions — even billions is no exaggeration — of dark money into U.S. elections.
(RNS) — Pro-life views are now deeply tied to a man who is associated with sexism, racism and narcissism, and this will be how today’s young people will think of pro-lifers for decades to come, writes Charles C. Camosy. (COMMENTARY)
(The Conversation) — There are many little-known details in early Christian storytelling about the relationship between Mary and Joseph. Listen up, Jim Zeigler.
(RNS) — 'Given the baggage it’s taken on, the term is probably not salvageable. The effort to redeem it is probably not worth the cost in time and energy,' writes Tom Krattenmaker.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — As he celebrates his birthday today, in what his son described as "stable" health, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is kicking of a yearlong celebration of the preacher's past.
(THE CONVERSATION) — The expression 'evangelical drug trafficker' may sound incongruous, but in Rio de Janeiro, it’s an increasingly familiar phenomenon.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — An evangelical pastor and author says he was removed from Liberty University after a concert and threatened with arrest if he returned to campus.
(The Conversation) — Haight-Ashbury proved to be fertile ground for a startling new combination of the hippie style with conservative evangelical Christianity – the 'Jesus People.'
(RNS) — 'What does it say about conservative evangelicalism in this country if disagreement on this one matter eliminates the possibility of redemption?' writes Zach Hoag.