(RNS) — When things fall apart, like when religious leaders enter areas of sexual sin or when men abuse their power to victimize women, we are not so good at repairing relationships. In fact, we are at a loss for how to begin.
MONROVIA (Reuters) Everyone likes a good redemption story, and there are few more remarkable than that of notorious Liberian warlord 'General Butt Naked.'
(RNS) "Mad Men" told a universally compelling story -- a story about the tension between our consumeristic American existence and our deep-seated search for identity, meaning and fulfillment.
David Brooks is not becoming a Christian. He's more likely to become a rabbi.
(RNS) If you want a perfect friend, you will never have a friend.
Many believers get burnt out on faith, exhausted by efforts to "work harder" to be holy. But mega-church pastor Matt Chandler says this is neither necessary nor possible.
(RNS) Is Pope Francis endorsing heresy? It might look that way from headlines that made it seem as though the pontiff had said that everyone – even atheists! – were destined for heaven. What he actually said was boilerplate Catholic doctrine.
Multi-platinum selling songwriter Christa Black has become a powerful spiritual spokesperson. Here she talks about addictions, eating disorders, and the redemption she found through faith.