CAPE TOWN, South Africa (RNS) Inclusive and Affirming Ministries’ LGBTI safe house provides refuge for at-risk sexual minorities and a safe space to integrate “God’s gift of faith with God’s gift of sexuality.”
After Jefferson Bethke's video garnered 30 million views, he became "YouTube famous." He says that churches and Christians should use technology more effectively, but they should be careful not to abuse it.
I loved John Lennon. His song "Imagine" -- not so much.
(RNS) A new survey, which asked no questions about evolution, looks at the origin of the universe and human morality in Christian terms.
We should celebrate the humility and courage it takes to say “I got that wrong.” But Christian leaders must ask how this situation might help them become more prudent in expressing their opinions going forward.
(RNS) "Death with dignity" or "legalized suicide"? Gov. Jerry Brown could sign a bill making his the most populous state to allow physician-assisted dying -- or veto it.
The booklet of 20 stamps features 10 still frames from the 1965 TV special “A Charlie Brown Christmas” celebrating the classic’s 50th anniversary.
(RNS) The Bible and "Fifty Shades of Grey" share more than a few raunchy sex scenes. For Banned Books Week and International Blasphemy Rights Day (Sept. 30), these eight titles are still too hot to handle.
Over her four-decade career, Patty became one of the most celebrated Christian musicians in the world and was almost ruined by a public scandal. At 59, she says she’s ready to hand in her microphone.
The production company behind Pope Francis’ mass in Washington, D.C. next week says it is similar to producing a rock concert.
(RNS) Being Catholic is more about beliefs and values than about attending Mass, experts find.
There are Christians, and there are Confucians. But according to Gregg Ten Elshof, there should also be "Confucian Christians."
(RNS) Were there coloring books and crayons in your Christmas stocking? They're a hit with many adults. ICYMI: Here's RNS' look at what some consider a spiritual practice.
Barbie ditched Ken for adventures, lattes, and Jesus. At least that's what you'd assume from flipping through this hilarious and popular Instagram feed.
In the fight over gay rights, conservative Christians have a new enemy. No, it isn’t a politician or activist or organization. It isn’t a noun at all, in fact, but rather a verb: normalize.