(RNS) — Since Kanye West announced his conversion and his intention to produce a gospel album, there's been a reaction from Christian Twitter, most of it mocking his pledge. But there shouldn't be a spiritual litmus test that qualifies us to say what’s happening with our faith.
(RNS) — The family holiday table is no place to separate the wheat from the weeds.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (RNS) — Teams of Christians — Baptists, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses and more — aim to save souls at the Winter Games.
(AP) — Along with Andrae Crouch, James Cleveland and a handful of others, Hawkins was credited as a founder of modern gospel music.
(The Conversation) African-American 'folk' preachers blended homespun sermon and song to offer life lessons on how to survive in a world of inequality and virulent racism.
(RNS) In the latest action movie, we have a skillfully wrought story about a powerful woman, a divine force in the world and all of the other women who helped fashion her.
(RNS) A district judge sentenced him to five years of probation and five days in jail. He has been ordered to stay away from his wife.
The New York Times best-selling author finds Jesus in book compiled centuries before Christ's birth. "There are two ways to read the Bible," Keller says. "The one way to read the Bible is that it’s basically about you. ... Or you can read it as all about Jesus."
When Christians speak ignorantly about journalism, they compromise their credibility on more important matters.
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.
He urged the continent's people to use the Gospel "as a way to unite our hopes, concerns, ideals and even utopian visions."
One of Jesus most famous teachings is, "Do not judge or you too will be judged." But in the very same chapter of Matthew's Gospel, Jesus also teaches that we should judge people by the "fruit" of their lives. Is judging others an absolute no-no or not?
The common understanding of Jesus’ famous phrase may be inaccurate and inconsistent with the way most Christians throughout history have understood it.
A historian at Vanderbilt University says modern Christians may be missing the point of some of Jesus' most popular parables.
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