(RNS) — How should we celebrate Christmas? Pay off others' debts, for a start, and dismantle and rebuild systems that keep people in poverty.
(RNS) — The Rev. Amy Butler, the first female pastor to lead the Riverside Church in New York City, is parting ways with the historic, progressive Christian church.
(RNS) — 'We’re going to take the season of Lent ... and see if we can’t reclaim some of the language for sin,' the Rev. Amy Butler said.
NEW YORK (RNS) — In 'Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence,' King reminded his listeners of why he began the work for which he would ultimately give his life.
(RNS) — Prominent pastors are finding themselves on the hot seat thanks to a new group's efforts to call out leaders who lack clear stances, writes Jonathan Merritt. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) It's been 40 years since the Episcopal Church first ordained women, and other denominations have long included women in their clergy ranks. Now, three prominent cities have women pastors leading historic, tall-steeple churches.
NEW YORK (RNS) Riverside's pulpit has been home to some of the most influential clergy in progressive Protestantism, including Harry Emerson Fosdick, William Sloane Coffin Jr. and James Forbes Jr.