(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) In an age of destination weddings and “bridezillas,” some evangelicals opt for what writer Catherine Strode Parks calls “A Christ-Centered Wedding.”
(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) “We believe that … New Heart Community Church has walked away from the Southern Baptist Convention’s core biblical values,” said Roger Oldham, a spokesman for the denomination’s executive committee.
NEW YORK (RNS) The partnership fits in with the desire of evangelicals to plant their flag in large cities such as New York.
(RNS) A new group of progressive evangelicals is trying to persuade other Christians to support same-sex marriage.
(RNS) InterVarsity has been challenged on more than 40 college campuses, but California State University, with 23 campuses, is the biggest — so far.
(RNS) Richard Cizik, a prominent evangelical, lost his son, Richard Jr., to an overdose last year. Now he is pushing faith communities to get more involved by first acknowledging that heroin abuse is happening in their own churches.
(RNS) “We say that pastors and principals should meet,” said Carlos Campo, chair of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference’s Hispanic Education Alliance.