(RNS) — One of the Central Park Five, whose wrongful conviction is now the subject of a Netflix miniseries, Yusef Salaam talks about how a key moment in his arrest changed him forever.
How exactly can someone do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly while carrying a deadly assault rifle? asks David Gringor in a commentary.
Pope Francis says he'll open his ears -- and presumably his mind -- to hear his American critics. Here are two places he should start listening.
The common understanding of Jesus’ famous phrase may be inaccurate and inconsistent with the way most Christians throughout history have understood it.
After spending years as a chaplain at San Quentin, America's most notorious prison, Reverend Earl Smith concludes, "death is final and the system can be flawed."
Can you imagine someone ripping a newborn baby from its mother's breast and severing its head from it's body? The Bible seems to say that God once commanded such actions.
10 prominent black Christians share their emotional responses to Eric Garner situation. We should all listen to their pleas.
Should modern Christians confess and repent of social sins committed by their religious ancestors? Several Christian leaders have banded together to encourage it.
The Seattle pastor comes out swinging in his latest book, scolding American Christians for their couch-surfing slacktivism. Says we live in a "social-media-hyper-narcisstic-ego-self-centered world."
Rodman's antics are consistent with his eccentric past. But they are not diplomacy, and Christians shouldn't support them.
Christians around the world observe the Feast of Holy Innocents on December 28. According to Jonathan Merritt, we have much to mourn today.
Millions of Christians are being persecuted around the world. Here's why much of the American church ignores it.
Steve McQueen's celebrated film, "12 Years a Slave", is as much a commentary on religion as race.
Reaction to the George Zimmerman verdict uncover deep racial tensions. How do we move forward?
In the wake of the Zimmerman verdict, an African-American leader urges Christians to listen, learn, and lament.
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