Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Here’s the Faith in the 'American Sniper' You Won’t See in the Film
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Chris Kyle, often described as the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, wrote in his autobiography that he prioritized his life in the following order: God, country, family.
How Adoption has Forced Evangelicals to Grapple with Race Relations
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Before she and her husband adopted a son and daughter from Ethiopia, popular evangelical blogger Jen Hatmaker said she had a different view about race in America.
Angelina Jolie Defends ‘Universal’ Depiction of Faith in ‘Unbroken’
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Director Angelina Jolie defended her decision to portray a “universal” faith in her upcoming film “Unbroken,” saying she took her cues from the evangelical World War II hero whose harrowing tale is...
Will Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ Disappoint Christians? It Depends
Monday, December 8, 2014
Angelina Jolie’s highly anticipated film “Unbroken” features the true story of an Olympian and World War II veteran who was only able to extend forgiveness to his captors after he encountered...
Whatever Happened to Rob Bell, the Pastor Who Questioned the Gates of Hell?
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Rob Bell was once the evangelical It Boy, the hipster pastor with the thick-rimmed glasses whose best-selling theology was captured in books with names such as “Velvet Elvis” and “Sex God.”
Are #Christian Hashtags Rallying the Faithful or Just Luring Trolls?
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Some leaders use trending topics or hashtags to build momentum around a conversation. The idea is that by pointing followers to a hashtag, activists can rally supporters around a cause.
Why Mark Driscoll's Fall and Mars Hill's Breakup Issues a Warning for Megastar Pastors
Friday, November 7, 2014
Can a megachurch survive the departure of its megastar pastor? For Seattle’s Mars Hill Church, it’s an open question.
Russell Moore, Rick Warren to Join Vatican Conference on Marriage and Family Life
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Vatican will host religious leaders from across the religious spectrum later this month for a conference where they are expected to defend traditional marriage as between a man and a woman.
Southern Baptists, LGBT Activists Happily Coexist, But for How Long?
Monday, November 3, 2014
No concessions were made at the Southern Baptist conference to discuss human sexuality, but leaders on both sides of the issue agreed to coexist.
Evangelical Leader Russell Moore Denounces Ex-Gay Therapy
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Russell Moore denounced reparative therapy at a conference here, saying the controversial treatment that attempts to change a person’s sexual orientation has been “severely counterproductive.”
Mark Driscoll Speaks for First Time after Resignation from Mars Hill Church
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Days after stepping down as head of Seattle’s Mars Hill megachurch, Driscoll spoke briefly Monday at the Gateway Conference in suburban Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.
Mark Driscoll Resigns from Mars Hill Church
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Mark Driscoll resigned from his Seattle church Tuesday (Oct. 14), according to a document obtained by RNS.
Hillsong Founder Denies Covering Up Father's Sex Abuse
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Days ahead of an annual conference in New York’s Madison Square Garden, the founder of the Hillsong music and church empire is facing strict scrutiny for what he knew about sex abuse allegations...
Interview: Marilynne Robinson on the Language of Faith in Writing
Thursday, October 9, 2014
What are you afraid of? That’s what Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson asks writers who shy away from writing about faith.
Stanley Hauerwas Drops Out of General Theological Seminary Lecture Series after Controversy
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Theologian Stanley Hauerwas has declined a series of lectures he was scheduled to give at New York’s General Theological Seminary in November in the wake of the crisis roiling the school.
‘Left Behind’ and ‘The Good Lie’ Face Off during Hollywood’s Year of Faith-Based Films
Monday, October 6, 2014
The two films reflect two different filmmaking strategies: One is geared for a wider audience that could attract Christians, while the other produces a movie clearly made for the Christian base.
How Lecrae Mixed Rap and Theology to Find Huge, Mainstream Success
Monday, September 29, 2014
Some people are still trying to decide if hip-hop star Lecrae is a Christian rapper, or a rapper who happens to be Christian. It depends who you ask, including Lecrae himself.
Episcopal Church’s Katharine Jefferts Schori Will Not Seek Re-Election
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, the first woman elected to head a national branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion, announced that she will not seek a second...
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
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Chinese Authorities Interrupt Zoom Church Service, Order Pastor to Stop Preaching
School Can Require Christian Teacher to Use Transgender Pronouns and Names, Judge Rules
Japanese Christian Groups Call for 1 Million Hours of Prayer during Tokyo Olympics
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