Emily McFarlan Miller
Religion News Service
Amid Pandemic and Personal Struggles, Max Lucado Finds Peace in Divine Purpose
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
In an interview with Religion News Service, Christian author and pastor Max Lucado opened up about finding peace in his divine purpose despite the many hardships he is facing.
Faith-Based Agencies Celebrate 'Return to Moral Leadership' as Biden Raises Refugee Ceiling to 125,000
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Faith-based refugee resettlement groups are celebrating the Biden administration’s proposal to admit as many as 125,000 refugees to the United States in the coming year.
Former US Presidents, Religious Leaders Launch Organization to Aid Afghan Evacuees
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Three former presidents and first ladies have joined with religious leaders, faith-based refugee resettlement agencies and others to support a new national organization with the goal of making it...
First Nations Version Translates the New Testament for Native American Readers
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
InterVarsity Press has just published a translation of the New Testament for Native American readers called the "First Nations Version: An Indigenous Translation of the New Testament."
Nadia Bolz-Weber Installed as ELCA's First Pastor of Public Witness
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
This week, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has installed the Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber as its first pastor of public witness.
CDC Researcher Susan Hillis on How People of Faith Can Support COVID Orphans
Monday, August 2, 2021
A member of the COVID-19 International Task Force at the U.S. CDC, Susan Hillis, is encouraging people of faith to help those who have been orphaned due to COVID-19.
As United Church of Christ Takes on Race and LGBTQ Issues, Consensus Reigns
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Already, several evangelical denominational meetings have grabbed headlines this summer as they discussed critical race theory, the ordination of those who identify as gay and the Doctrine of...
Presbyterian Church in America Leaders Say Those Who Identify as Gay Are Not Qualified for Ordination
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Last week, pastors and church leaders in the Presbyterian Church in America passed an overture at its General Assembly saying those who identify as gay are not qualified for ordination.
Evangelical Covenant Church Joins List of Protestant Denominations Rebuking Doctrine of Discovery
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
The Evangelical Covenant Church has become the latest Protestant denomination in the U.S. to reject the Doctrine of Discovery, the theological justification that allowed the discovery and...
Lutheran World Federation Elects First Female General Secretary to Lead Global Communion
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
The Lutheran World Federation has elected the first woman as its next general secretary.
Wheaton College Rewords Plaque Calling Indigenous People in Mission Field 'Savage'
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Wheaton College is rewording a plaque on its campus that referred to Indigenous people as “savage Indians.”
Franklin Graham Urges Evangelicals to Get Vaccinated Before it's 'Too Late'
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
In an interview with Axios over the weekend, evangelist Franklin Graham encouraged evangelical Christians to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
United Methodist Pastor's Podcast 'Cross Over Q' Challenges Qanon, Comforts Its Victims
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
In late January, United Methodist clergyman Vicar Derek Kubilus launched a podcast called Cross Over Q to open a conversation about QAnon with his fellow Christians, who number among Q's adherents.
Prominent Georgia Church Leaves United Methodist Church over Pastor's Reassignment
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
The largest United Methodist church in the Atlanta metropolitan region is leaving the denomination over the reassignment of its lead pastor.
Spotlights Korean American Faith and the Role of the Church
Monday, April 26, 2021
Minari tells the story of the Yi family, a Korean American family that moves to an Arkansas farm, depicted as a kind of Eden, in search of the American dream. Along the way, they interact with a...
Likes and Prayers: Facebook Tests New 'Prayer Post' Feature
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Facebook has reportedly introduced a new prayer post feature. The function will allow members of Facebook groups to ask for and respond to prayer requests.
Taylor University Announces D. Michael Lindsay As New President
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
On Tuesday, Taylor University announced that D. Michael Lindsay, outgoing president of Gordon College, will become the next president of the Indiana-based Christian liberal arts school.
Trump Prophet Jeremiah Johnson Ends Ministry, Saying, ‘We Need to Humble Ourselves’
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Prophetic pastor Jeremiah Johnson announced this week that he will be ending his ministry after he incorrectly prophesized that Donald Trump would win re-election.
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