ATLANTA (RNS) For several months after a very public breakdown, Jason Russell took a low profile as he sought treatment. But now he’s returning to the spotlight, appearing on the Christian conference circuit.
(RNS) Alyce Conlon was placed on paid leave early in 2011 after informing supervisors that she and her husband were considering separation or divorce.
WASHINGTON (RNS) When Religion News Service readers took up Carol Howard Merritt’s quest to re-brand mainline Protestants, our unscientific survey opened the door to spirited fans and critics alike.
(RNS) Of the top 25 colleges where men are likely to meet their spouse, all are private Christian institutions, according to an analysis done by Sofus Macskassy and Lada Adamic, researchers on Facebook’s data science team. More than 60 percent of the top 25 colleges where women are likely to meet their spouse are also private religious schools.
(RNS) The idea of online Communion raises fundamental questions about the definition of community, individual participation, the role of tradition and basic theological understandings of the meaning of Communion.
(RNS) It’s the second dust-up in as many months involving Asian-Americans and megachurch pastor Rick Warren, who received backlash for posting a Facebook photo depicting the Red Guard during China’s Cultural Revolution.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and they’re also finding ways to reach out.
A panel discussion hosted by the National Religious Broadcasters considers incidents of “viewpoint censorship,” when new media companies block conservative Christian speech.
WHEATON, Ill. (RNS) “No matter how badly you have messed up,” Graham biographer Grant Wacker said, echoing a lifetime of Graham messages, “there’s a second chance.”