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NAE Changes Death Penalty Position, “Affirm” Differing Viewpoints

October 20, 2015

Whatever the reason behind the NAE’s new resolution, it’s a big step. In which direction, is the question.

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Evangelical Left Begins Responding to Planned Parenthood Videos

July 24, 2015

Evangelical Left figures have begun responding to an unfolding scandal involving Planned Parenthood and the alleged sale of organs from aborted children for profit.


IRD: Be Wary of Unintended Consequences in Iran Nuclear Deal

July 17, 2015

“Christians in sync with historic church teaching and human reality must appreciate the dangers of this accommodation with Iran’s Shiite theocracy,” says IRD’s Mark Tooley.

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Former NAE Board Member Headed to Union Seminary

February 26, 2015

Pastor Derrick Harkins is joining the seminary as Senior Vice President for Innovations in Public Programming.

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“We Can’t Food-Bank Our Way to the End of Poverty” Says Liberal Clergy

January 22, 2015

A group of major liberal religious leaders who believe America’s government has a “biblical mandate” to curb poverty met on January 15 at the National Press Club.


Brad Pitt & Jim Wallis

November 9, 2014

Brad Pitt’s new WWII film Fury is violent, vulgar, maybe not entirely realistic, but also inspirational. He’s a veteran tank commander pushing against heavy German resistance during the war’s final days. Inflicted with a…

While we could quibble over the relationship of the precise steps here, this classic 1922 cartoon illustrates the sort of progressive theological decline exemplified by Bart Campolo (Photo credit:

Bart Campolo’s Slide through Progressive Christianity to Godless Humanism

October 28, 2014

The last few weeks have seen a lot of commentary on Bart Campolo, son of famous liberal evangelical speaker and author Tony Campolo, leaving Christianity to become a devotee of “secular humanism.”


Jim Wallis: America and “Oil Economy” Created ISIS

September 16, 2014

In a recent radio appearance, Jim Wallis argued that the blame for ISIS lay with America and that prominent conservatives wanted to invade and occupy every country in the world.

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Liberalism Alive and Well in America’s Churches

July 14, 2014

Editor’s note: The original version of this article was posted by TheBlaze. Click here to read it. Protection of the Church from the State is a job that typically includes religious leaders—at least, in…

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.


Christian Leaders Stand in Solidarity with Imperiled Religious Communities

May 7, 2014

More than 150 American Christian leaders from across ecumenical lines are issuing a call to action in response to a crisis facing ancient faith communities.


#Facepalm Friday: Nadia Bolz-Weber’s Portlandia Lent

March 7, 2014

While a few of Lutheran Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber’s ideas for keeping Lent holy are closely tied to Lenten traditions, others seem like something from the sketch comedy show Portlandia.