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Black Methodist Churches Call for Action on Racism

September 4, 2015

Officials from several historically African-American Christian denominations convened a press conference pushing for the nation to confront racism and demand legal solutions to gun violence among a host of issues.


A Weak Christian Response to Iranian Nukes That Could Make War More, Not Less, Likely

August 27, 2015

The National Council of Churches has organized a letter of religious voices effusively praising the Iran nuclear deal and urging Congress to support supposedly the “most robust monitoring and inspection regime every negotiated” that…


IRD: NCC Support for Iran Deal ‘Utopian’

August 26, 2015

The National Council of Churches has organized a letter of religious voices praising the Iran nuclear deal.


American Churches and the Iran Nuclear Deal

August 21, 2015

Most church groups and prominent religious voices speaking to the Iran nuclear deal are supportive. Most notable among them is the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops. In April, Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces,…


Liberal Church Groups React to Ferguson Grand Jury

November 25, 2014

Two liberal church groups responded immediately to the Ferguson grand jury verdict.

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Churches Push for Peace with North Korea

July 30, 2014

Should the United States pay Koreans $10 trillion in reparations? Is North Korea the victim of “demonization and propaganda”? Participants in an ecumenical roundtable seemed to think so.

Florida Megachurch Pastor Joel Hunter recently participated in an inter-religious dialogue hosted by Iranian clerics. (photo:  Iran Islamic Culture and Relations Organization)

U.S. Evangelical Delegation Dons Clergy Garb, Praises Iran

June 10, 2014

Florida Megachurch Pastor and Obama Spiritual Advisor Joel Hunter is a non-denominational Evangelical, but you wouldn’t know it from conference photos Hunter appeared in alongside six other American clergy and an assortment of Iranian clerics.

Sojourners' Jim Wallis (second from Left) appeared on a panel to discuss mass incarceration alongside Harold Dean Trulear (Left), Janet Wolf (Center), Marian Wright Edelman (Right) and Iva Carruthers (Right). (Photo: National Council of Churches)

Wallis: Fear of Demographic Change behind Incarceration, Immigration Policies

May 27, 2014

Resistance to changes in incarceration and immigration policy in the United States is rooted in fear and white racism, according to a prominent Evangelical Left official.


Churches and the Welfare State

December 21, 2013

The Washington Post ran a troubling piece this week on a D.C. woman struggling to survive on welfare. Age 41, with 5 of her 6 children at home, she spends her time waiting for…


Remarks at Patrick Henry College Chapel (Audio)

September 6, 2013

  It’s an honor to speak at Patrick Henry College, which I have known through friendship with President Graham Walker, who serves on our board, and from which I’ve benefited directly as my last…

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United Methodists Still Lavishly Propping Up Leftist National Council of Churches

September 2, 2013

Amidst dwindling denominational finances and forced cuts to expenses elsewhere, why do United Methodist leaders insisting on maintaining an unsustainably high level of offering-plate funding for the controversial National Council of Churches (NCC)?

NCC & March on Washington 1963

The National Council of Churches & the March on Washington 1963

August 30, 2013

During this week’s 50th anniversary commemoration, the National Council of Churches recalled its role in the August 1963 March on Washington, most famous for Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Unfortunately, the…