(RNS) Want to pander to the wealthy, or huddle in armed camps and demonize others? That is your right. But you don’t get to call it “Christian.”
Author Archives: Tom Ehrich
(RNS) God isn’t causing Ebola to spread through western Africa as some sort of punishment for the people there, or to come to these shores as some punishment of us. Diseases happen.
NEW YORK (RNS) Why is the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary faltering? For the same reason that historic churches and denominations are trapped in “train wrecks.” Their time has passed.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (RNS) Multigenerational living requires patience and clear boundaries in parenting and in space. It helps to have enough rooms to escape each other.
(RNS) They can contribute by working in voter registration drives and get-out-the-vote campaigns on Election Day. That isn’t a partisan exercise. It’s basic patriotism.
(RNS) Rather than “rearrange the deck chairs,” denominational task forces could look boldly at what isn’t working: Sunday worship, large facilities and an inward focus.
(RNS) This year will be a test. Can American Christianity get over itself and truly serve a desperate society?