Tony Campolo’s surprise reaction when his son came out as a humanist

By Jonathan Merritt / Religion News Service
(RNS) Bart Campolo decided he was no longer a Christian after being injured in a bike accident in 2011. But he waited until last Thanksgiving to break the news to his father… read more

Supreme Court allows gay marriage to expand to 30 states

By Richard Wolf / USA Today
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court refused to get involved in the national debate over same-sex marriage on Monday (Oct. 6), leaving intact lower court rulings that will legalize… read more

Resisting the urge for perfection

By Timothy Siburg
If you are a part of a congregation, faith community, or serve or volunteer with a nonprofit, you know that it is important to cultivate volunteers or “lay leaders.”… read more

Domestic violence and faith

By Mike Poteet
Staring into the dark hole Since 1987, October has been designated Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States. This October, domestic violence was already in the… read more

Atheists tweet more often than Muslims, Jews, Christians, study shows

By Kimberly Winston / Religion News Service
(RNS) What does a map of the U.S. religious landscape look like in 140 characters? A new study of Twitter finds that self-identified religious users are more likely to tweet to… read more

The struggle with depression

By Katie Shockley
What is depression? Like many people around the world, the news of the death of award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams shocked and surprised me. His public persona always … read more

Unsportsmanlike conduct

By Melissa Slocum, LinC (Living in Christ)
As soon as the TMZ video of former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice hitting his then fiancée in an elevator went viral, the NFL went on the defensive and is still fumbling… read more

Can kids with Down syndrome have friends?

By Amy Julia Becker
(RNS) Nearly nine years ago, I lay in a hospital bed with a sleeping baby in my arms, engulfed by fear. Mine wasn’t the typical anxiety of new mothers. We had just received… read more

Communion and God's vision of oneness

By Peter Surran
World Communion Sunday October 5 is World Communion Sunday. This observance began in 1936 in the Presbyterian Church, was adopted by the Federal Council of Churches (now the… read more

Why multigenerational house sharing may be the wave of the future

By Tom Ehrich / Religion News Service
SAN MATEO, Calif. (RNS) For one year, my wife and I are living 2,700 miles apart. She lives in a one-bedroom apartment here, south of San Francisco. Each weekday she walks two… read more

Noah's ark ecumenism and Holy Ghost power

By Clifton Stringer
Before suffering on the cross, Jesus prayed for us. He said, "I pray they will be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. I pray that they also will be in us, so that… read more

National Homeboy Network gathers in Los Angeles

By Justin Coleman, Charles Rotramel
Last month, more than 50 programs representing 18 states and seven nations gathered in Los Angeles to learn, network, and plan how to help disaffected youth and young people… read more
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