February 10, 2020
Evangelicalism in its best sense has embraced both personal and social action. In the words of Charles Finney, hailing from the nineteenth century, “Everywhere there is revival there must also be reform.”
February 8, 2020
The U.S. government must stand for ALL the people of Sudan, and impress upon the Sudanese leadership that Sudan is for all Sudanese, even for the 75% of the population that has been called “marginalized” for years.
February 7, 2020
An increasing number of individuals identifying as “gender non-binary” have emerged among the clerical ranks in mainline Protestant denominations, signifying the next wave of sex and gender revisionism.
February 6, 2020
Theology must take account of the possible humanity of Neanderthals “for apologetic reasons,” argues Dominican scholar Simon Gaine, to ensure that faith and reason are not in conflict, but synthesized in a rational theology. This was the project of Thomas Aquinas, who was “confident that all truth comes from God.”
February 4, 2020
To mark the December 10 Human Rights Day last month, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) held a briefing about restrictions on civic space in Africa and ways U.S. policy can help address these concerns.
February 3, 2020
Progressive Lutheran cleric Nadia Bolz-Weber offers her spite and a middle finger aimed at the evangelical wedding cake baker who successfully defended his rights as a religious small business owner.
February 3, 2020
Christians engaged in sanctity of human life ministries should prepare for intensified conflict following a potential “correction” of the Roe v Wade court ruling that struck down abortion restrictions across the United States, according to a speaker at a summit of pro-life Anglicans.
January 30, 2020
Currently the suffering of Nigeria’s Christians is like never before. New reports of attacks on churches, killings of individuals, and mass slaughter in Christian villages come almost daily. What can we do?
January 29, 2020
Recalling the opening words of John’s Gospel, David Watson in his Lifewatch sermon noted that “just as John holds up life in his account of the creation of all things, so we, the church, are called to hold up life in our proclamation. We are called to hold up life in a culture of death.”
January 28, 2020
Rather than talk about “leaving” something that we will no longer actually have, the choice should be understood in terms of continuing, writes John Lomperis about United Methodist schism.