KELLER, Texas (RNS) — The evangelical author and activist who has worked on race relations for decades said "we haven’t found a language of accepting each other."
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — 'We’re not where we need to be on those things, but I believe a signal has been sent that we believe that’s where we need to go,' said Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — The so-called 1872 Broadus gavel, which calls to order a church body that has sought racial reconciliation within its ranks, is named for slaveholder John A. Broadus.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) — 'The gospel teaches us that there’s only one kind of person: human,' said J.D. Greear.
ST. LOUIS (RNS) — A partnership between churches and a local nonprofit build community through cookouts in crime-plagued North St. Louis.
(RNS) — A black speaker at a Christian women's conference on race and social justice told audience members that white supremacy is incompatible with the Bible. She says some audience members walked out and alleges organizers of the Sparrow Women conference tried to erase any signs of her presence at the event.
(RNS) — Latasha Morrison launched Be the Bridge's Facebook group with about 69 members in 2015. Today, the online community fostering racial reconciliation is more than 21,000-strong, with more than 1,000 groups in 48 states.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — A Christian university renamed an auditorium on campus due to concerns that the venue's namesake — a famed preacher — had made racist remarks in the past.
(RNS) — It has been, under the surface, a re-litigating of Lee’s terms of surrender at Appomattox. (Commentary)
(RNS) 'I am not interested in endorsing a candidate,' the renowned megachurch pastor said in an interview. 'I’m interested in supporting policies.'
(RNS) A new LifeWay Research survey also finds that most pastors have not addressed economic inequities in their communities or joined a public lament about racial injustice.
(RNS) With 81 percent of white evangelicals supporting Trump in the November election and Southern Baptists striving to improve on their history that includes a defense of slavery, the questions roiling around Moore have included matters of race.
(RNS) Christians are on the front lines of a spiritual battle for the soul and future of our nation. The time has come for the church to be the church.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelicals of all ages filled the National Mall on one of the hottest days in Washington this summer and prayed for national unity.
(RNS) Lack of communication and misunderstandings leave some blacks convinced that they are fighting on their own. That's why black and white activists held a conference call last week to address the issues.
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