(RNS) City Church’s action places it in the ranks of at least two other large, urban evangelical congregations that have reversed their policies requiring celibacy for gay members.
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) Hours after two police officers were shot at a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, last week, Christian evangelist Billy Graham’s Rapid Response Team rolled in, armed with chaplains.
(RNS) “If you try to woo us back with skinny jeans and coffee shops, it may actually backfire. Millennials have finely tuned B.S. meters that can detect when someone’s just trying to sell us something.”
(RNS) Frank Underwood’s epic rant against God reveals a religious side of American presidents that we all imagine they have, but probably don’t want to admit.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) The shifts and conversations within this Bible Belt congregation mirror a larger debate among American evangelicals as they engage tricky and sensitive matters of human sexuality, the authority of Scripture and a rapidly changing culture.
(RNS) “The world will applaud your courage and compassion as you defend those that Scripture calls ‘the least of these,'” they wrote.
(RNS) Despite the overblown claims and dodgy artifacts floating around out there, genuine artifacts and solid historical research still provide the best window into a long-ago world and the best chance to figure out who Jesus really was, and what he meant.
(RNS) But don’t overlook that 1 in 3 of your neighbors is watching Christian TV, says a research expert.