(RNS) Steve Drain, spokesman for Westboro Baptist Church, says the intersection of 12th and Orleans streets is “the epicenter of the moral struggle of the covenant.”
Gushee is distinguished professor at a prominent Baptist university and co-author of one of the most popular Christian ethics books of the last 25 years. He’s also now an LGBT ally.
(RNS) The Arizona-based Alliance Defending Freedom said the Hitching Post wedding chapel is not a nonprofit religious organization like a church, but rather is a religious for-profit limited liability company like a Bible publisher.
(RNS) Seven churches in California received notifications from their insurers that elective surgical abortion coverage would be required as part of their employee health plans.
(RNS) Those four in 10 Americans who check “Christian” box on a survey, but never go to church, may really be post-Christian.
(RNS) About four in 10 Americans are “post-Christian” — it takes a wedding or funeral to get them into a church. Take the quiz to find out if you’re one of them.
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The Church teaches us on the one hand that a living prophet is more valuable to us than even the scriptures (!), and instructs Primary children to follow the prophet and never “go astray.” But then it also tries to emphasize that a prophet is only a prophet “when he is acting as such,” and that not every teaching is doctrine. Which is it?
Yesterday, Pope Francis came out against the death penalty about as strongly as a pope can come out against anything. In a meeting with representatives of the International Association of Penal Law, he pretty much declared a crusade: “All Christians and people of good will are thus called today to struggle not only for abolition of […]