As congregations become smaller and smaller, some are being ‘replanted’ by applying the lessons from start-up congregations to older, dying churches. Although not widespread, church replanting is growing in popularity.
In this edition of A Public Witness, we consider the prayers uttered in the U.S. Capitol a year ago by both those seeking to bring the government down and by representatives of the government. We also consider the danger of official government prayers.
In episode 32 of Dangerous Dogma, Obery Hendricks, a visiting research scholar at Columbia University, talks about his new book Christians Against Christianity: How Right-Wing Evangelicals Are Destroying Our Nation and Our Faith.
Angela N. Parker uses the lens of Womanist theology to reflect on Epiphany in the shadow of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. She asserts that the connections between the two reveal implications about the importance of experts and leadership that actually shepherds without causing obsequious
John Sianghio uses the lens of religious ethics to reflect on Epiphany in the shadow of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. He argues that the connections between the two reveal a fundamental choice between two kings, different philosophies of leadership, and — most importantly —
In this issue of A Public Witness, we journey back to the events of Jan. 6 with a focus on the co-opting of Christian symbols and values. Then we look at the gift of Epiphany’s message and how it can help us find a new way
Three immigrants who have resided in houses of worship to avoid deportation were granted one-year stays of removal this week, a move faith-based immigrant rights advocates framed as a “Christmas gift” years in the making.