DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — He holds out hope he can show them how he believes they’ve misread the Bible and help them discover, as he has, the black Southern freedom movement's focus on justice and freedom.
Writer Rachel Marie Stone has dealt with anxiety since childhood. Sometimes her faith made it worse with a he-sees-you-when-you're-sleeping Jesus. In her new memoir, she talks about an adult faith that calms her fearful heart and helps her shift the narrative.
In the 19th century, Frederick Douglass distinguished between slaveholder religion and the Christianity of Christ. Evangelical author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove says it's a lesson that Trumpvangelicals need to revisit.
(RNS) — Trumpvangelicals are killing evangelical Christianity, say the authors of a new book showcasing evangelical diversity.
(RNS) — Whatever abuse you take for standing with LGBTQ people is nothing compared to the abuse they suffer every day.
(RNS) One reason Denver Community Church's announcement will be a big deal in the world of American Christianity is precisely because it won't feel like a big deal to so many.
(RNS) The publishing house will exhibit this year, but there still is the question of whether InterVarsity Press will be allowed to exhibit at the 2017 conference.
InterVarsity says authors will be exempt from their controversial gay marriage termination policy. Why, then, can't the same grace be extended to their accountants, assistants, and executives?
After InterVarsity's announced it will fire employees who theologically support same-sex marriage, the organization faces public protest from more than 1,000 alumni and 50 prominent authors.
(RNS) "Don’t blame Jesus or the Jewish prophets or the whole of any sacred tradition for the bad and limited reading of that tradition which hurt you," says writer David Dark.
By most standards of the Slow Church movement, Mormonism is a terrific success. By others, though, we're failing craptastically.
Cincinnatians: On Sept. 20-21, Brian McLaren will headline a summit on spirituality and leadership, and then on Sept. 23 Mark Scandrette will speak about his new book "Free: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most."
Yesterday the Today Show plugged "Sensible Shoes," Sharon Garlough Brown's originally self-published novel about spiritual practices. Who says good things don't happen to good people?