A Southern Baptist congregation created a media firestorm when they decided to accept LGBT persons. Though their parent denomination disagrees, they will not likely take action.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Gallup Poll's annual "moral acceptability" scale has been conducted since 2001 and charts shifting cultural attitudes on a number of hot-button social issues.
The president of Christians for Biblical Equality has quietly risen to prominence among those promoting gender equality in the church.
(RNS) Rabbi Shmuley Boteach wants you to forget what your mother, your shrink and your pastor told you. Love is not the answer. It's lust.
The pastor of the largest United Methodist congregation in America is sparking intense debate with his provocative new take on the Bible.
NASHVILLE (RNS) A new study by Mark Regenerus finds that nearly 50 percent of younger evangelicals had premarital sex, compared to 10 percent of Mormons. Mormons are the least likely religious group to be in a sexually inactive marriage, the research suggests.
RNS' Jonathan Merritt's personal story has gone viral. Here's why he decided to share it now.
Andrea Raynor spent more than a decade at Harvard Divinity School. She tells intriguing stories of what she saw at this infamous seminary and how it got her passionate about ministry.
C.S. Lewis' comments on important topics such as hell and sexual chastity may surprise his modern Christian fans.
(RNS) While the offended Hindu group has many objections to Wendy Doniger’s book, one of the main ones, according to Time magazine, is “the juxtaposition of sex and Hinduism.”
San Francisco pastor Dave Lomas wants to help people discover the "truest thing" about themselves.
(RNS) “Salaam, Love” seeks to counter stereotypes of Muslim men by offering stories of men who bare their emotions, admit mistakes, bask in memories of true love, recall heartbreaks, and reflect on caring for a dying wife.
Sarah Bessey's book, "Jesus Feminist", is reigniting age-old debates on Christianity and gender.
The pastor of one of America's largest churches says men should "man up."
Saudi women get behind the wheel. RiRi gets booted from an Abu Dhabi mosque. And London’s atheists take a shot at world domination.