(RNS) Nicole Garcia says she was “a good Catholic boy” when she was in her teens. Today, she is a candidate for ordination in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. She is on track to be the denomination’s first transgender clergyperson of color.
SALT LAKE CITY– Curry said he envisioned a church committed to being part of the “Jesus movement.” He said he would focus on evangelism and acts of service, along with a “churchwide spiritual revival.”
(RNS) In the days before the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay marriage, we asked two couples — one gay who want to marry, one straight and opposed to gay marriage — what the court’s decision would mean to them.
(RNS) Even before the current controversy, the flag and other public symbols of the Confederacy were never important to the typical Republican voter, poll data show.
(RNS) As the unholy creation of white Christian ministers, it is tragically appropriate that the Religion of the Lost Cause should come to an end with a devotee murdering black Christians in a church in the city where the Civil War began. On the 150th anniversary of the faith’s creation, let that be Dylann Roof’s legacy.
(RNS) How does one muster the courage, the conviction, the moral fiber to grant such a gift to someone who has already taken so much?
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Sojourners Summit zeroed in on domestic violence as a human rights issue, hoping to shine the spotlight on a problem little talked about in many Christian circles.
(RNS) The woman who spotted, reported, and followed the vehicle driven by alleged Charleston, S.C., shooter Dylann Roof says God was working through her.