WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — About 50 evangelical leaders met amid concerns that a large segment of their movement had associated itself with President Trump's polarizing politics.
(RNS) Tim Keller gave his lecture, did not get his award and returned to his famous Presbyterian church in New York with his theological ideas intact. Where does that leave the mainline seminary that hosted this controversy?
As the cultural tides shift, will progressive Christians make space at the table for conservatives?
(RNS) The seminary had faced mounting criticism over Keller’s conservative views on women and LGBTQ people. So he will not receive an award but will still deliver a major lecture.
The New York Times best-selling author finds Jesus in book compiled centuries before Christ's birth. "There are two ways to read the Bible," Keller says. "The one way to read the Bible is that it’s basically about you. ... Or you can read it as all about Jesus."
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (RNS) The release of Edwards’ work comes amid renewed interest in the preacher, especially among conservative evangelicals and “New Calvinists,” mostly evangelicals who are acolytes of Edwards' brand of Calvinist theology.
The New York Times bestselling author and influential pastor gets practical on prayer. He calls it "the key to everything we need to do and be in life."
NEW YORK (RNS) The partnership fits in with the desire of evangelicals to plant their flag in large cities such as New York.
NEW YORK (RNS) “I think the danger with Christian publishing is (the attitude), ‘If it's got a Bible verse in it then it's OK,’ even if it's got really bad writing and bad art,” said author Sally Lloyd-Jones. “I suppose my vision has always been that it's got to be excellent.”
NEW YORK (RNS) Doug Birdsall became president and CEO of the American Bible Society in March but was dismissed weeks before his planned Nov. 8 inauguration ceremony over significant differences in how to achieve the organization's goals.
New York is experiencing a rise in "born again" Christians.