(RNS) — As evangelicals, we are taught to examine the systems around us and to call out those that are unfair and unjust. The death penalty is exactly that. It is arbitrary, biased and immoral.
ORLANDO, Fla. (RNS) — For the past two decades, Hunter urged his fellow evangelicals to move toward more moderate, center-right positions on issues such as climate change, immigration and LGBTQ people.
(RNS) These 10 people have publicly broken with Christian hard-line positions against same-sex marriage.
(RNS) When religious folk get entangled with secular politicians in the political arena, the politicians always win.
(RNS) Reducing abortion as much as possible is a universal goal with broad consensus about how to achieve it.
(RNS) The senior pastor of the 20,000-member, nondenominational Northland Church shared his thoughts on the intersection of LGBT discrimination and religion in light of the shooting.
(RNS) Over the past decade, Hunter and a cohort of younger, evangelical leaders have called on others to lower their voices and shift the political center of gravity from the far right to the pragmatic center-right. Ten percent of his church members left.
(RNS) Church-state expert Melissa Rogers will be the new director of the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
(RNS) President Obama will take oath of office on Bibles that once belonged to Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Obama's own use of Scripture echoes his two heroes. By Daniel Burke.
There's a new kind of Mormon baptism (and Salt Lake City likely won't be amused) and a tragic kind of baptism at an Indiana church. Fidel Castro may come back to Mother Rome, and Southern Baptists say "no thanks" to a BUBBA name.