faith leaders

Greek Orthodox Priest and Catholic Nun to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Greek Orthodox Priest and Catholic Nun to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

On Thursday, President Joe Biden will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award to Sister Simone Campbell, a progressive Catholic nun, and Father Alexander Karloutsos, who is the former Vicar General of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of America."

7 Biblical Concepts That Spiritual Abuse Corrupts

7 Biblical Concepts That Spiritual Abuse Corrupts

Spiritual abuse is so insidious because the logic behind it can often sound completely biblical. Of course, as Christians, we want to be obedient. Of course, we want to make godly use of our time and energy. But spiritual abuse takes advantage of our inclinations and twists Scripture and biblical concepts to gain power. Here are seven biblical concepts that spiritual abuse takes too far and corrupts:

Orthodox Church's Top Patriarch Hospitalized in Washington

Orthodox Church's Top Patriarch Hospitalized in Washington

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians, has been hospitalized shortly after arriving in the United States for a visit slated to include a meeting with President Joe Biden.

As Senate Convenes Hearing, More Than 300 Faith Leaders Declare Support for DC Statehood

As Senate Convenes Hearing, More Than 300 Faith Leaders Declare Support for DC Statehood

More than 300 faith leaders and heads of prominent religious organizations sent a letter to Congress this week voicing their support for making Washington, D.C., a state.

Should We Speak Publicly about the Sins of Christian Leaders?

Should We Speak Publicly about the Sins of Christian Leaders?

After the late Ravi Zacharias was preliminarily found was guilty of sexual misconduct, many wondered why Christian news organizations would report these findings since Zacharias is already dead. There are several issues at play in determining whether or not Christians should air the previously unreported sins of public ministry figures after their death, but the primary one is this – Ravi Zacharias sinned against numerous women. We, as followers of Jesus, owe it to them to hear their stories, acknowledge their pain, and advocate for them to receive the restitution they deserve.

Faith Leaders Are Divided in Georgia Senate Runoff Elections

Faith Leaders Are Divided in Georgia Senate Runoff Elections

Support from faith leaders in Georgia's runoff senate elections is greatly divided. Conservative Christians are voicing their support for the two Republican candidates and progressive Christians and Jews are voicing their support for the two Democratic candidates.

More Than 300 Faith Leaders Call on Trump, Republicans to Change Immigration Policies

More Than 300 Faith Leaders Call on Trump, Republicans to Change Immigration Policies

In collabortation with a liberal religious group, more than 300 faith leaders have signed and sent a letter to the Trump administration asking for immigration reform and policy changes.

Faith Leaders Speak Out against Shooting of Jacob Blake, Subsequent Riots

Faith Leaders Speak Out against Shooting of Jacob Blake, Subsequent Riots

Faith leaders are speaking out against the police-involved shooting of a 29-year-old man in Wisconsin and the riots that followed.

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