Women rally in Washington, DC.

The Women’s March on Washington, Faith, & “It’s a Girl!”

January 19, 2017

What about women of faith? Do we march with a silent pro-life witness or stay home?

Bible

Most Americans Aspire to Read the Bible More

January 18, 2017

Despite hand-wringing by punditry about Western secularization, real-world evidence shows the desire to read the Bible remains strong among Americans.

Nabeel Qureshi

7 Highly Inspirational Quotes from Nabeel Qureshi about His Faith

January 17, 2017

These seven quotes from “No God but One” by Nabeel Qureshi were particularly inspirational. May they kindle (or rekindle!) your love of Christ.

Nabeel Qureshi is author of No God But One

Book Review: “No God But One” by Nabeel Qureshi

January 13, 2017

In “No God but One,” Nabeel Qureshi deftly weaves together personal narrative and powerful real-life stories with apologetics and historical evidence.

National Cathedral Inauguration

Episcopalians Uneasy about Cathedral Inauguration Role

January 13, 2017

The National Cathedral draws criticism from some Episcopalians for hosting interfaith prayer service as part of the U.S. Presidential Inauguration, and for agreeing to send its boys choir to perform.

libertarianism

Is Christianity Compatible with Libertarianism?

January 13, 2017

The political program of libertarianism is to protect the life, liberty, and property of citizens, not to construct a new way of life. But libertarianism need not involve moral relativism … One need not embrace selfishness as a virtue to advance a libertarian political program as a Christian.

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Dear Younger Me, Don’t Abandon Orthodoxy

January 12, 2017

If I were to offer warnings to my early twenties self in a letter, it’d go something like this…

Senator Jeff Sessions meets with a Congolese United Methodist bishop and IRD's Mark Tooley

Racism, Churches, Senator Sessions & the Book of Amos

January 11, 2017

Exaggeration, slander and histrionics are inevitable in politics. Religious officials and groups should have higher aspirations.

Microphones at the podium

Who are the Rising Stars of Progressive Christianity?

January 9, 2017

This is a harder question to answer, and perhaps that’s a good thing in itself. Still, I’ve noticed a few new(ish) faces to consider.

Donald Trump Prayer

Episcopal Parish Won’t Pray for President by Name

January 9, 2017

Citing “an active danger to health and safety” a California Episcopal parish has ceased to pray for the President of the United States by name.

Episcopal Fort Worth

Fact Check: Episcopal News Service

January 4, 2017

Episcopal News Service spotlights the renewing Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth (TEC), but makes statements not in accord with the church’s own self-reported statistics.

Congress

Congress is Nearly 98% Religious, Even More Than the U.S. At Large

January 4, 2017

Congress is overwhelmingly composed of religious individuals, especially Christians, and remains even more religious than America as a whole.