(RNS) — In an August Instagram post, social media guru Dale Partridge shared spiritual advice spiritual advice that can stand with the words of the best religious thinkers. Perhaps because, it turns out, his advice came from two top religious thinkers.
(RNS) — I do not, and will not ever, own a cat.
Instead, I own a dog. In fact, as I type this, Lucy, my 7-pound Yorkshire terrier, is snoring next to me on my office chair.
Why do I prefer dogs to cats? It could be
Over the centuries, theologians have wrestled with many knotty questions, and laypersons may suspect they never smile. The mention of Franz Bibfeldt, however, can melt even the iciest solemnity among not only theologians, but also clergy, students of religion, and even atheists.
Instead of releasing a trailer, the makers of "Faith Based," a movie satirizing the Christian film industry, found another equally-entertaining way to promote the movie: By reading comments from internet users — all of whom haven’t seen the film.
ORLANDO, Fla. (RNS) — Reinhard Bonnke, the German evangelist known as “The Billy Graham of Africa,” was lauded at a Saturday (Jan. 4) memorial service as “a giant and a general in the army of God.”
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi appeared at Coptic Christmas Eve Mass on Monday and praised the links between the country’s Christian and Muslim faithful, saying they have prevented the country from descending into sectarian strife like its neighbors.
(RNS) — “Protecting our hope” means never losing hope that love is more powerful than hatred, life more powerful than death, mercy more powerful than condemnation. As Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson says, “We are all more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.”
(RNS) — Democratic presidential hopefuls ramped up the God-talk while criss-crossing Iowa over the weekend, invoking the Bible and meeting with religious leaders while their Republican opponent President Trump worked to bolster support among evangelical Christians.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Being an effective social media manager means doing more than just sitting on Facebook and Twitter all day. It requires keeping up with trends and changes in trends so that necessary changes to strategy can be made.
While mainstream evangelical leaders have opted to ignore Claiborne, millennials and Gen Z-ers are drawn to his authenticity. “With young people, he’s like a rock star,” says the Christian sociologist Tony Campolo.