As Christians, we are to be people of the Truth. We are to people who speak truthfully, who bear truthful witness about neighbors. And part of that requires us to be willing to call a thing a thing, to call racism racism.
HONG KONG (RNS) — Since protests began more than 12 weeks ago over an extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong residents to be sent to mainland China for trial, the city's Christian community has taken an active role.
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (BP) -- Current projections from the National Hurricane Center have the Tropical Storm Dorian making landfall on the southwestern side of Puerto Rico around 8 p.m. Wednesday evening (Aug. 28). Preparations are underway, two years after the destruction of Hurricane Maria here
NAIROBI, Kenya (BP) -- Twelve-year-old Kelvin Murage once earned the ire of his mother when he jerry-rigged a skateboard out of a chair back and suitcase wheels. Now the "King of Skate" has found unexpected paths to share his faith with others.
NEW YORK (AP) — When Donald Trump assumed the presidency, conservative religious leaders drew up "wish lists" of steps they hoped he'd take to oppose abortion and rein in the LGBTQ-rights movement. With a flurry of recent actions, Trump's administration is now winning their praise
LINDAU, Germany (RNS) — The 10th Religions for Peace World Assembly launched Tuesday (Aug. 20) with calls for religious groups to take decisive action on the main geopolitical issues of the day. Almost every religious leader who spoke at the opening ceremony called communities of
Around significant anniversaries, churches will often produce a write-up of their history. But what if we’ve left out some important details? Does your church need to reconsider the ugly parts of our history we may have left out?
Family was one of the most important concepts in Hebrew life. But they understood family differently from our modern idea. In Hebrew culture, identity was derived primarily from being a part of a family, of being a part of something that was bigger than an
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) – The story of VeggieTales, the beloved Christian cartoon sow, can be summed up in a famed line from one of its creators' comedy paragons, "Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail": "I'm not dead yet!"