The American justice system’s approach to crime seems to be: Lock up as many people as possible. This is one of many reasons why we’re the most incarcerated country in the world.
Cain Hope Felder died on October 1, 2019, at the age of 76. He was an internationally recognized New Testament scholar who forged new paths in African-American biblical hermeneutics.
A new rule issued by the Trump administration, which grants broad conscience protections to medical institutions and personnel who object to providing certain medical services on religious or moral grounds, has been vacated by a federal judge in New York.
There are many instances of letter writing as a way of thinking slowly (and affectionately). The values of patience and kindness are difficult to cultivate in our current media ecology.
On August 22, 1741, George Frideric Handel started composing. He would not leave his home for three weeks. finally emerging from his writing room with a 259-page masterpiece called Messiah. That’s the backstory, but here’s the rest of the story.
In a Barna report released this week, almost half of 18–35-year-old Christians (44%) say that attending church is not an essential part of their faith. And, about six in 10 Christians say they participate in their community of worship to grow in their faith (63%)
Some Christians see an opening to reach women before they become pregnant that also enables them to compete for federal money Planned Parenthood has decided to relinquish.
Years of viral news articles describing Operation Christmas Child as a form of toxic charity have contributed to a movement of churches away from the Samaritan’s Purse ministry.
Rather than abandon small and often rural churches, religious denominations are embracing creative solutions.
What would it look like if churches — given their mission of supporting families — were leading the conversation about the shortage of proper and affordable housing?