Religion News Service
Christian Ethicist Donald W. Shriver Jr., Who Called America to Repent of Racism, Dies
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Acclaimed Christian ethicist and Presbyterian minister Rev. Donald W. Shriver Jr. died on July 28. He was 93.
Jewish Group Condemns United Church of Christ Resolution on Israel, Palestinians
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
A Jewish advocacy group has condemned a resolution adopted by the United Church of Christ on Sunday that calls the continued oppression of the Palestinian people a "sin."
British Borough Apologizes for Removing Bus Ads Promoting Franklin Graham Festival
Monday, July 19, 2021
A British borough council and its transportation provider has publicly apologized in a statement on their websites for removing bus ads promoting a 2018 event with evangelist Franklin Graham in the...
In a New Documentary, Will Willimon Puts His Preaching Toolbox to the Test
Thursday, June 24, 2021
A new 30-minute documentary about Will Willimon, one of the most effective preachers in the English-speaking world, according to a Baylor University survey, shows how a master craftsman approaches...
Southern Baptist Pastor: Minister Accused of Abusing a Dozen Boys Never Investigated
Thursday, June 17, 2021
A Georgia pastor has identified up to 13 boys he says were sexually abused by a Southern Baptist minister whom top leaders of the denomination declined to inquire about with the minister's church.
Sex Abuse Survivors Call for System-Wide Audit of Southern Baptist Convention
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Eight survivors of sexual abuse in the Southern Baptist Convention have issued a statement calling for an outside organization to oversee an audit of sexual abuse within the denomination.
Southern Baptist Pastors Demand Inquiry into Handling of Sex Abuse Cases
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Two pastors within the Southern Baptist Convention are asking for an investigation into the mishandling of sex abuse allegations by top SBC leaders.
Study: More Churches Closing Than Opening
Thursday, May 27, 2021
According to a new Lifeway Research study, more Protestant churches closed in 2019 than opened.
Poll: American Jews Report Increasing Incidents of Anti-Semitism, Mostly Online
Thursday, April 1, 2021
According to a new poll, more than half of American Jews continue to experience or witness anti-Semitic incidents in the form of comments, slurs or threats.
What's in Store for the Equality Act, and Why Do Some Religions Want a Revision?
Monday, March 1, 2021
As the controversial Equality Act heads to the U.S. Senate to be voted upon, here are a few things you should know:
David French on Christian Nationalism and Evangelicals’ Existential Angst
Friday, February 5, 2021
In an interview with Religion News Service, Pastor David French speaks on the dangers of Christian nationalism and offers some insight on how the nation might begin to heal.
Samaritan's Purse Field Hospitals Much in Demand as COVID Case Counts Rise
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
At the end of last week, Samaritan's Purse, a Christian humanitarian aid organization, set up a field hospital in North Carolina. The hospital, which has 30 beds, is now in high demand.
Samaritan's Purse to Open a North Carolina Field Hospital for COVID-19 Patients
Monday, January 4, 2021
Samaritan’s Purse is set to open another COVID-19 field hospital, but this time to treat the overflow patients suffering from the coronavirus in western North Carolina.
North Carolina Pentecostal Church Ordered to Close after Coronavirus Outbreak
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
A North Carolina church has been ordered to shut down until November after more than 100 congregants tested positive for COVID-19.
Samaritan's Purse to Set Up Coronavirus Field Hospital in the Bahamas
Friday, October 16, 2020
Chrisitan humanitarian aid organization Samaritan's Purse announced that it has deployed a field hospital to the Bahamas following an increase in COVID-19 cases.
Southern Baptist Publishing Arm, LifeWay, Sues Former President Thom Rainer
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
LifeWay Christian Resources has filed a lawsuit against its former president and CEO for violating a non-compete agreement during his transition out of his leadership positions with the company.
Report: People Who Are Highly Spiritual Tend to Be More Civic-Minded
Thursday, September 24, 2020
According to a new report, 86 percent of Americans identify as spiritual at least to some extent.
John Macarthur Claimed There Is 'No Pandemic.' He Was Politicizing Science, Experts Say
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
During a sermon over the weekend, California Pastor John MacArthur asserted that there is no such coronavirus pandemic.
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