The name Substack may be unfamiliar to you at the moment, but it holds the potential to be the next Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube: a once strange, slightly confusing platform that is now part of our daily routines and cultural lexicon.
The core issue runs deeper than simply vaccine hesitancy in certain pockets of White evangelicalism. At its root, evangelical vaccine hesitancy likely results from the acceptance of conspiracy theories and the ubiquity of far-right misinformation in certain corners of the evangelical world.
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Charlie Dates: As we think about the future of the Black church, we must consider the possible threats that could get in its way. If we don’t remain rooted in its historic and theological traditions, we threaten our very existence when America needs us most.
One of the Vatican’s most important but least studied departments is actually one of its most extensive: the massive network of lay and religious people engaged in peacemaking, information gathering, and international diplomacy who throughout history have swayed governments and challenged kings.
An exhibit on Kansas City’s gay history has been removed from the Missouri Capitol following several complaints, including from a GOP official who works in the building. Article on new controversy cites a 2017 Word&Way interview with Mike Parson.
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Pastor Keith Herron explores the complex relationship between church growth and church health. This culminates in a barometer that begins with covenant and moves toward mission and purpose in order to define what a healthy church looks like.