WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — About 400 ministry leaders filled a sold-out auditorium at the Billy Graham Center for GC2: Facing Hard Truths and Challenges of Pastoral Ministry, focused on the topics of leadership, burnout and mental health.
(RNS) — A summit for pastors on ‘leadership, burnout and mental health’ comes after the suicide of a prominent church leader and mental health advocate.
(RNS) — Hawkins' story points to evangelical Christians' difficulties with Islam, but it also raises questions about what it means to be an ally and what exactly embodied solidarity means.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (RNS) — Franklin Graham said plans are underway for a new research center, but no professional archivists or librarians appear to be in place.
WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) — Popular Bible teacher Beth Moore was one of many speakers who revealed they, too, were survivors of sexual abuse and harassment at a one-day evangelical gathering. Some shared their stories for the first time, including bestselling author and pastor Max Lucado.
CHICAGO (RNS) — The Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College will host a one-day evangelical gathering around the topic of sexual abuse this week on the campus of the evangelical Christian school. Some worry it won't go far enough.
(RNS) — 'Same God' premiered late last month at the LA Film Festival in Los Angeles, selling out so quickly the festival added a second screening. Several more screenings are planned, including showings this month in New Orleans and Chicago.
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) — 'Most evangelical energies, hours, dollars and prayers do not go toward politics of any stripe, but toward churches, missions, schools and charities, both here and abroad,' writes John G. Stackhouse Jr.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A student alleges that the players put him in the back seat of a car and — with Middle Eastern music playing — made offensive comments about Muslims and told him that he was being kidnapped by Muslims.
WASHINGTON (RNS) For some believers, a God who picks the president is a God close at hand. For skeptics, the belief can lead to catastrophic conclusions.
(RNS) As Christians prepared to mark 500 years since Martin Luther -- one of history's great heretics, or heroes, depending on your point of view -- 2016 found them debating theological questions most thought had been settled a millennium ago.
(RNS) "After 30 years attempting to advocate for a particular kind of American public life," writes David Gushee, "I feel a deep sense of powerlessness in relation to where our culture and politics are going."
(RNS) Support for Trump may have been less decisive on Christian college campuses, where most students are also white evangelicals.
(RNS) “Are a lot of Americans on a conscious journey to learn who Jesus Christ is? I don’t think so,” said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.