The Bible is clear that we are to pray for our leaders no matter what our political preference may be. Paul’s First Letter to Timothy makes clear that we are called to pray for our leaders. Preaching for Carter taught me a few things about
The Christian imagery and rhetoric on view during this month’s Capitol insurrection are sparking renewed debate about the societal effects of melding Christian faith with an exclusionary breed of nationalism.
Stating that Brazil’s federal government displayed contempt for protecting the health of the population and showed criminal conduct, 380 Brazilian Christian religious leaders filed an impeachment request against President Jair Bolsonaro for the crime of shirking his responsibilities.
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A historic Episcopal church in Baltimore has committed to setting aside $100,000 to reparations, an initiative that will contribute to local racial justice causes. Memorial Episcopal Church also pledged to contribute an additional $400,000 for reparations and justice over five years.
Two national religious groups, one evangelical Christian, the other Orthodox Jewish, have teamed up to offer their sacred spaces for vaccine distribution, hoping to assist government officials and private companies in the effort to combat the ongoing pandemic.
According to a new Pew Research survey of 14 countries, the coronavirus pandemic has not significantly boosted people’s faith. Of the countries surveyed — all advanced economies with significant secular populations — Americans were most likely to say the pandemic made their faith stronger.
In government circles, truth-tellers are known as “whistleblowers, but it’s fitting that they are also otherwise known as “prophets at work.” The challenges whistleblowers face are complex. Faith communities have a role in supporting these truth-tellers.