JEREMIE, Haiti (RNS) Religion reporting doesn't usually put a journalist in harm's way. But that wasn't the case when an RNS photojournalist accompanied a relief convoy distributing aid in Haiti to victims of Hurricane Matthew.
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (RNS) But churches spring into action and racial tensions are washed away.
(RNS) Georgia-based MAP International has joined World Vision, Plan International, Save the Children, UNICEF, CARE and Samaritan's Purse to help with rescue and recovery.
(RNS) The $1 billion relief agency has struggled since an earlier about-face on same-sex marriage, but recent moves signal a shift toward shoring up its evangelical base.
(RNS) "We were trying to find some kind of solution to a divisive issue that would create some space of togetherness around differences within the church. Our regret is that we caused more division instead of finding a place of more unity."