(RNS) Vision Forum Ministries was geared for a segment of evangelical and fundamentalist Christians who profess a traditionalist understanding of Scripture, sexuality and gender roles.
Author Archives: Sarah Pulliam Bailey
About Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Sarah Pulliam Bailey joined RNS as a national correspondent at RNS in 2013. Bailey most recently worked as managing editor for Odyssey Networks, covering religion through multimedia. Before that, she spent four years as online editor for Christianity Today.
Survivors of the typhoon that hit the Philippines are filling up a hospital’s chapel. A look at the actual numbers of martyrs. A rabbi returns $98,000 he found in a desk from Craigslist.
(RNS) On a Veterans Day broadcast program, Kenneth Copeland and David Barton told listeners that soldiers should never experience guilt or PTSD after returning from serving in the military.
The pope has a new BFF. Hawaii is the newest state to approve gay marriage. Atheist churches are taking a foothold.
(RNS) “What Rainer and LifeWay have done by acknowledging the error publicly, even nine years later, is to demonstrate that it is never too late to do the right thing and to pursue reconciliation,” said author and speaker Helen Lee.
(RNS) Home schooling advocate Doug Phillips preaches a message of “biblical patriarchy,” in which a man is called to “rule over his household” and “the God-ordained and proper sphere of dominion for a wife is the household.”
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.
A chaplain has started to remove some tattoos. Atheists are beginning to use the Bible app YouVersion. Hillsong, one of the world’s most influential churches, marks 30 years.
SYDNEY (RNS) Perhaps most remarkable is that a globally influential church like Hillsong could flourish at all in Australia, where in 2011 nearly a third of Australians said their religious affiliation was either ‘no religion’ or not stated.