Is Eric Metaxas the next Chuck Colson?

(RNS) Eric Metaxas took over some of Coloson’s roles, including part of BreakPoint, a radio show Metaxas wrote for in the late ’90s. He took Colson’s place on the board of the Manhattan Declaration, a movement Colson helped found to focus Christians’ attention on life, marriage and religious freedom issues, too. But comparisons to Colson go only so far.

Obama says faith mandates him to care for the poor

Lauren Markoe |

WASHINGTON (RNS) President Obama speaks Thursday at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, overshadowed by tensions with Catholic and evangelical groups over a decision to mandate contraception coverage for almost all insurance plans. By Lauren Markoe.