WASHINGTON (RNS) Given its standards for members’ conduct, the group won’t accept all Christians. And many who do qualify may not choose the plan as their exclusive means of paying for health care.
(RNS) It’s unclear whether eight faculty resigned or were effectively fired, and what the future holds for the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Perhaps the influence of the National Council of Churches was overinflated during its heyday a half-century ago, but it is a mistake to ignore the people behind the NCC.
(RNS) Rapper Lecrae’s popularity has been brewing for a few years now, but the churchgoing artist became the hottest Christian in the mainstream this month.
(RNS) It takes a lot of workers to fuel North Dakota’s oil boom — and the hard-working, lonely and boring lifestyle foments all manner of sins and vices. Evangelists say it’s prime territory for spreading the message of Jesus.
(RNS) Robert Schuller’s Hour of Power ministry surrendered the landmark 1981 Philip Johnson building last year after filing for bankruptcy.
(RNS) Katharine Jefferts Schori’s time as presiding bishop has been lauded by theological liberals and bemoaned by conservatives.
(RNS) Most Protestant clergy rarely preach about mental illness to their congregations, and only about a quarter of congregations have a plan in place to assist families of the mentally ill, a new LifeWay Research survey found.
NEW YORK (RNS) The partnership fits in with the desire of evangelicals to plant their flag in large cities such as New York.