(RNS) After top Southern Baptist and Assemblies of God leaders visited Brigham Young University, is there a detente — perhaps more practical than theological — between evangelicals and Mormons?
Articles tagged “evangelicals”
(RNS) Researchers say those with no religious affiliation are now statistically equal to evangelical Protestants as a share of U.S. Hispanics and warn of a religious divide in the Hispanic community that will be felt for decades to come.
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.
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.”
(RNS) Evangelist D.L. Moody was among those who argued for voluntary abstinence from alcohol rather than outright prohibition, and now the Chicago school that bears his name is lifting its ban on alcohol and tobacco for faculty and staff.
(RNS) Motivated by their faith in God and a distrust of federal Indian policies, a few evangelical organizations are campaigning to abolish the federal Indian Child Welfare Act at the heart of the Baby Veronica case.
Christian literary magazine Books & Culture could shut down on Monday if it doesn’t reach its $250,000 fundraising goal.
RNS) The American workplace is becoming more religiously diverse and that is raising concerns about employer accommodations for believers — and increasing the odds for uncomfortable moments around the water cooler. But part of the potential for conflict is also due to the growing number of nonbelievers and the desire by white evangelicals to share their faith.
(RNS) The one in four evangelicals who are largely ambivalent on the question of homosexuality won’t necessarily be leading the charge for gay rights, but they’re well known in their churches and what they say (or don’t say) can have an impact.
(RNS) “These events expose the troubling reality that, far too often, the Church’s instincts are no different than from those of many other institutions, responding to such allegations by moving to protect her structures rather than her children.”