The story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego being tossed into the fiery furnace after defying Nebuchadnezzar, as seen in photos from a Bolivian religious ceremony on June 21, 2021.
Senior Editor Beau Underwood interviews Will Dyer, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in August, Georgia, for the first installment of our “Behind the Pulpit” series intended to pull back the curtain on the minister’s life and introduce our readers to how a diverse set
Beau Underwood reviews Bruce Reyes-Chow’s new book, ‘In Defense of Kindness: Why it Matters, How it Changes our Lives, and How it Can Save the World,’ praising how Reyes-Chow pushes back against superficial understandings of “kindness.”
Salvation-minded Christians insisted that a comprehensive view of spiritual regeneration required embodied solidarity, not a mere fixation with an ethereal beyond. Read full piece
There’s glory in the silences. Within the hushed folds of restraint and self-control, there’s an absence of judgment, bravado and brashness. What must it take for a politician, a talker with decades of tales, to say next to nothing? Read full piece
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily will print its final edition “no later than Saturday,” bosses confirmed June 23, after police froze accounts and arrested staff using a new national security law. Read full piece
In this edition of A Public Witness, we’ll walk you through the theological missteps being made by Catholic leaders attempting to deny communion to President Joe Biden and other politicians over the issue of abortion. And we’ll look at why the politics of communion matter so
Jim Bakker and his southwestern Missouri church will pay restitution of $156,000 to settle a lawsuit that accuses the TV pastor of falsely claiming a health supplement could cure COVID-19.
The nation’s largest Protestant denomination is based on voluntary cooperation by more than 40,000 churches. That cooperation is threatened by growing distrust of national leaders.
Atheist and humanist groups are suing Mississippi over the state’s “In God We Trust” license plate, calling it unconstitutional and seeking alternatives that don’t require additional fees for Mississippi drivers.