A year after the Charleston church shooting, what has changed?

By Lauren Markoe / Religion News Service
CHARLESTON, S.C. (RNS) A few weeks after a young white gunman killed nine people at a Bible study in a black church here, another young white man walked into a Bible study at… read more

The absent church

By Logan Robertson
I work at a place called Network Coffeehouse. On the surface we're a spot for homeless folks to get a free cup of coffee, some tea or a shower. But more importantly, we're there… read more

Jimmy Carter pushes for interracial Baptist cooperation

By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
(RNS) Pastors Frederick Haynes and George Mason both lead Baptist churches in Dallas, but they had never met until the not-guilty verdict in the death of Florida teen Trayvon… read more

The sins of a Christian university

By David Person
“Baylor is a private Christian university.” This is a direct quote from the first sentence on the university’s website. So is Christian now synonymous with… read more

Postscript to Portland

By Chappell Temple
I’m almost afraid to admit it, but I think I came away from Portland if not quite “surprised by joy,” to quote C.S. Lewis, at least somewhat cautiously… read more

Dealing with divisions

By Melissa Spoelstra
As I scroll through my social media feeds, I often click on articles related to issues that interest me. Many of them discuss faith or reactions to current developments in the… read more

Retiring with grace

By Steve Harper
Grace is at the heart of the gospel. It should be at the heart of retirement as well. But unfortunately, that is not always the case. Despite our best intentions, the closer we… read more

InterVarsity leader: 'I know what it’s like to live in a culture not my own'

By Timothy C. Morgan / Religion News Service
(RNS) Tom Lin, 43, a Chicago native, Harvard grad, one-time missionary to Mongolia, was recently named the first nonwhite president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, the… read more

Missouri Synod set for fight over who should preach to Lutherans

By Jesse Bogan / St. Louis Post-Dispatch
HAMEL, Ill. — Half a millennium since a Catholic priest named Martin Luther railed against Rome for being out of step with Jesus, sparking the Protestant Reformation… read more

Productive Pastor: Developing systems that work

By Chad Brooks
Do you use systems? When I talk about systems do you struggle to understand what it’s like to build and implement them? In this episode we are going to talk about developing … read more

Why United Methodists’ chaos on sexuality issues will continue

By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
(RNS) While many evangelical church bodies have reiterated their “no” to homosexuality — and most mainline Protestant traditions have said “yes”… read more

The rise of the 'Methodist middle'

By James A. Harnish
Surprised in Portland According to the New Testament book of Acts, surprising the church is the Holy Spirit’s idea of a good time. When the leaders of the early church… read more
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