DENVER (RNS) — The best-selling author, preacher and professor on finding community in an age of seeking.
DENVER (RNS) — Nearly 2,500 attendees gathered in Denver for two days to seek community in what many called "the wilderness" of deconstruction. Speakers grappled with questions about faith, church, power and justice. Even as they also mourned the death of co-founder, Rachel Held Evans.
Yeah, we screw up. In a wise and funny new book, author and campus minister Alice Connor says that is just part of the deal with being human.
(RNS) — Prominent progressive Christian thinkers like Bass who admire Evans’ work are mulling the answer as they consider Evans’ legacy and what’s next for their movement without one of its most prominent and beloved leaders.
(RNS) — Instead of throwing out God or church, Rachel Held Evans demonstrated a robust Christian faith outside the bounds of evangelicalism, making sure that that world’s gatekeepers don’t have the final say about one’s standing before Christ.
(RNS) — "Show me, Lord, my life’s end and the number of my days; let me know how fleeting my life is." — Psalm 39, as quoted by Rachel Held Evans in "Searching for Sunday"
(RNS) — Evans repeatedly made the best-seller lists with wise and funny chronicles of her faith, doubt, honest questions and evolving beliefs.
(RNS) — Friends, family and supporters of prominent Christian author Rachel Held Evans are pooling funds to help cover her medical expenses after she was hospitalized over the weekend and placed into a medically induced coma.
(RNS) — On Friday (April 19), the hashtag #PrayForRHE trended, forming a prayer chain for popular progressive Christian writer Rachel Held Evans as news spread she had been hospitalized.
(RNS) — LifeWay Christian Resources announced Wednesday (March 20) it will close all of its brick-and-mortar stores this year.
(RNS) — In her fourth book, Evans explores what the Bible is and how it’s read. She describes its origin stories and resistance stories, investigates their contexts and interpretations and even retells a few along the way.
African American, Latinx, and other minority groups are underrepresented in religion publishing and writing. Next week, the Publishing in Color conference in New Jersey sets out to help them get a foot in the door.
(RNS) — Signers of the #SilenceIsNotSpiritual statement include more than 140 pastors, professors, heads of parachurch organizations and popular authors and speakers such as Jen Hatmaker, Rachel Held Evans, Ann Voskamp, Amena Brown and Helen Lee.
(RNS) — Whatever abuse you take for standing with LGBTQ people is nothing compared to the abuse they suffer every day.
(RNS) These 10 people have publicly broken with Christian hard-line positions against same-sex marriage.
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