Wedding cakes and same-sex marriages are back before the Supreme Court, and this time the justices are being asked to rule broadly that the 1st Amendment’s protection of the “free exercise” of religion shields conservative Christians from state civil rights laws.
(RNS) — As fire devastates the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, the building is as much a symbol of the recent history of the Catholic Church in Europe as it once was a symbol of the Church’s power and cultural supremacy.
(RNS) — The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was engulfed in flames on Monday (April 15). What is its history, its significance and how have cathedrals like it recovered from disaster?
Not only is the word of God sharper than any two-edged sword, but pretty fireproof as well. But they do wear out. Then what?
Every day, people enter and exit my life. But do I see them? The question haunts me. How do I break the habit of rendering others invisible?
(RNS) — A massive fire engulfed the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris Monday evening (April 15), destroying the entire wooden frame.
Death is a given, but not the time-honored rituals. An increasingly secular, nomadic and casual America is shredding the rules about how to commemorate death.
Many couples are forgoing religious norms and traditional vows for wedding ceremonies they feel are more individualized, more intimate, and maybe even more fun.
Two-thirds of Protestant pastors report being satisfied with discipleship and spiritual formation in their church in a recent LifeWay survey, up from seven years ago. However, more than three-in-four also say there is room for improvement.
Many evangelicals, like the author, have grown disenchanted with their born-again faith. Recently, those who have left evangelicalism have begun organizing themselves online under the hashtag #exvangelical.