The Pacific Northwest is the American religious future
SEATTLE (RNS) — Recent research on the region’s distinctive religious culture gives us hints about what a society dominated by Nones may look like.
Life stories — not sermons — guide Gilead Church in Chicago
CHICAGO (RNS) — At Gilead Church in Chicago, life stories are as sacred as Scripture.
Booker and Warren fuse faith and politics in appeal to mainline preachers
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Pairing religion with liberal politics, the two potential presidential candidates made an unusually direct appeal to mainline Christians.
In historic votes, Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops
(RNS) — The votes mark an inclusive step forward for the ‘most white’ of the nation’s mainline Protestant denominations, according to Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton.
Barbara Brown Taylor on the devil, death, and the definition of ‘Christian’
The “New York Times” bestselling author talks openly about personal topics, even sharing how aging affects her and whether she is afraid of dying.
Barbara Brown Taylor tells Christians to embrace darkness
One of the 12 most effective preachers in the English-speaking world, is on a mission to redeem the darkness. Barbara Brown Taylor says Christians have never had anything to say about darkness, but she plans to change that.