Fear that two pastors who testified at last month’s State Department Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom might face arrest on their return to Myanmar prompted letters of concern from Baptist leaders in the United States.
FORT WORTH, Texas (RNS) — Taste Community Restaurant, located in Fort Worth’s trendy Near Southside, hit Yelp’s “Top 100 Places to Eat for 2019” list earlier this year. It's also a nonprofit, pay-what-you-can, faith-based endeavor.
Progress is insufficient to reach many food-related sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a report published July 18 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
(RNS) — In the early 2000s, Jeff Sharlet responded to an invitation he thought would fit in a book he was writing about religion in America. Instead, he stumbled into the story of a lifetime, about a secretive Christian group whose membership has helped shaped our
HONG KONG (BP) -- A proposed extradition law sparking violent protests at Hong Kong's airport would make it easier for China to persecute Hong Kong Christians, who comprise about 10 percent of the residents.
The United Methodist Church General Conference organizers have determined enough improper voting likely took place at the 2019 special session in St. Louis to nullify a key vote on how congregations can leave the denomination.
(RNS) — A new PRRI survey shows in no state in the U.S. does even one-quarter of the population say abortion should be illegal in all cases. These state-by-state findings come at a time when national views on abortion have remained stable.
Two small-town Virginia churches with two very different congregations share the same name, Friendship Baptist Church. They've each found themselves caught up in controversy tied to President Trump's racist rhetoric.