US family discovers Chinese nuns who rescued adopted baby daughter
(Global Sisters Report) — Teagan is happily enjoying life in Chattanooga, Tennessee, doted on by her older siblings, and looking forward to her first Christmas in America.
RNS Best of 2017: Eugene Peterson backtracks on same-sex marriage
(RNS) — After condemnation from conservatives, ‘The Message’ author says he regrets telling RNS columnist Jonathan Merritt that he would officiate a same-sex wedding.
Sexuality, race, and gender: 3 explosive insights about America’s 100 largest churches
Last October, evangelicalism was rocked by the launch of ChurchClarity.org, an organization that reports churches’ LGBTQ+ policies and rates congregations based on their level of clarity. The website angered Christians on both sides of the issue. Some conservatives attacked the CC’s liberal leadership, while some progressives claimed that labeling churches undermined progress. Nevertheless, Church Clarity persisted. […]
You have been warned, Pat Robertson!
(RNS) It didn’t take long for some preachers tell us why God caused the horrible mass murder in Las Vegas to happen. The best response to such bad theology came from a bus driver I met several years ago in New Orleans, writes RNS columnist Richard Mouw.
Twisting the cross: The deadly theology of white supremacy
(RNS) — ‘A symbol of love can become a weapon. The icon of redemption can become an instrument of terror,’ writes Shane Claiborne.
Evangelical Trump adviser: Why I won’t bail on the White House
(RNS) — ‘I wouldn’t back down for the same reason I wouldn’t have left President Obama or Secretary Clinton had they asked me to be an adviser, even though I largely disagreed with their policies,’ writes the Rev. Johnnie Moore. (COMMENTARY)
Clearing the remaining obstacles for Americans with disabilities is a moral obligation
(RNS) As we approach the ADA’s 26th anniversary, Americans with disabilities continue to face unemployment and poverty rates twice the national average and discrimination in many areas.
Brothers and sisters, you are not professional journalists
When Christians speak ignorantly about journalism, they compromise their credibility on more important matters.