Billy Graham warns of fire and brimstone in ‘final’ book

By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
(RNS) In his latest book, evangelist Billy Graham declares that non-Christians are doomed to live in a fiery hell, a message his son said he has wanted to share for several … read more

Where is our theology of life?

By Mark Lockard
It has been a violent week. Earlier this week, in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, the state of Georgia executed Kelly Gissendaner for her role in planning the… read more

When jail shift ends, he’s off to preach

By Sam Hodges / United Methodist News Service
Two weekends a month, the Rev. Bradley Barton works an overnight shift as a guard at Tygart Valley Regional Jail. He goes in at 8 p.m. Saturday and gets off at 8 a.m. Sunday. Then … read more

What it means to take up your cross

By Dave Barnhart
When Jesus said, “Take up your cross and follow me,” his first followers probably did not hear it metaphorically. Crucifixion was reserved for enemies of the state, so … read more

Rejecting our toxic work culture

By Kira Schlesinger
In her op-ed for the New York Times Sunday Review, Anne-Marie Slaughter argues that Americans face a particularly toxic work world and a culture of overwork, where those who can… read more

For the always and newly divine Ms. Tickle

By Robert Benson
Teachers usually have no way of knowing that they have made a difference in a child’s life, even when they have made a dramatic one … A good teacher can give a child… read more

Jesus and arguments from silence

By Allan R. Bevere
Anyone who is scholarly inclined knows how problematic arguments from silence are, and yet people continue to use them. As a scholar (at least I think I am... some might question… read more

How to read Scripture

By Clifton Stringer
I like thinking about how to interpret Scripture. And reading and writing about it. This may seem exceedingly boring or exceedingly exciting to you — perhaps more likely the … read more

The Francis Effect: Is this the next ‘Great Awakening’?

By James A. Harnish
Might Pope Francis be the defining witness for the next “Great Awakening”? I started asking that question as I watched and listened to Pope Francis as he made his made … read more

Pope Francis embraces Washington's hungry: ‘No justification for homelessness’

By Cathy Lynn Grossman / Religion News Service
WASHINGTON (RNS) Pope Francis went straight from charging the U.S. Congress to care for the neediest to blessing and encouraging Washington’s hungry and homeless on Thursday … read more

Political dissident leads revival behind bars

By Heather Hahn / United Methodist News Service
Politics landed Vano Kalembe Kiboko in prison in his native Democratic Republic of Congo, his siblings say. But God’s power is enabling the United Methodist to lead his… read more

A secret Muslim president? Been there. Done that.

By Stephen Prothero / USA Today
In a Republican primary season that has stoked fears of the undesirables and the undocumented in our midst, it now seems to be the Muslims' turn. Last week, Donald Trump let slide … read more
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