(RNS) Recent conversions of former Byzantine-era churches from museums into mosques, encouraged by religious and political leaders, have caused alarm among religious minorities and Turkey’s Christian neighbors.
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SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) “We can go through an entire Sunday Assembly meeting without mentioning atheism, without mentioning religion,” organizer Sanderson Jones said. “We have enough values that define us without having to do that.”
(RNS) Faith is about our assemblies, not the place of our assembling. It is about touches we share, words we exchange, sighs too deep for words, questions beyond answering, yearnings that draw us outside ourselves.
(RNS) Now we are seeking to transform — transform constituents’ lives and transform our troubled world. Now we are actually “doing what Jesus did.” Now we are disrupting and challenging.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) More and more people are playing with their mobile devices during religious services. But are they using the devices to follow along with the sermon, or are they just using the time to shoot birds at pigs?
Have you seen the letters I-H-S around your church sanctuary? What do they mean anyway? Chuck hunts down the mystery meaning.
As many as half a million people crowd into one Lagos church whose pastor has become one of the richest people in the country.
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