The movie industry has a long history of casting white actors to play African and Middle Eastern Bible characters. But religious audiences can witness a stark departure from this trend when Sony's “War Room” hits theaters on August 28.
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."
The police captain who directed security operations for the city of Ferguson after Michael Brown’s death says faith may be the secret to solving racially charged conflicts involving law enforcement
The conversations at the Q conference did not mirror the raging debates common on cable news networks, but they may more closely resemble the national conversation as it occurs in many homes, workplaces, and churches.
Following Jesus in a secular or pluralistic context can feel a little bit like getting stuck in adolescence. But author Ken Wytsma says this weirdness is actually quite normal.
"America was founded by folks who thought like this," a prominent Yale professor says of Islamist extremists. Some may find his comments difficult to swallow in light of recent events.
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."
With violence raging from Gaza to Iraq, evangelical pastor Brian Zahnd preaches peace and non-violence.
WWJD? According to a new poll, the iconic question is little more than a slogan on a bracelet for some Americans when it comes to abortion, gay marriage, the death penalty, and other social issues.
Shelene Bryan, a successful Hollywood producer, gave up her career to fight poverty. Now she's calling out Christians to join her.