“Stop thinking that the best use of your time is to advocate for something in politics, or advocate for something far away,” said Seth Kaplan, author of Fragile Neighborhoods: Repairing American Society, One ZIP Code at a Time.
‘We wanted to bridge a gap’ said NAE’s director of racial justice and reconciliation collaborative.
Three dozen churches in the Western North Carolina Conference have now agreed to leave under the denomination's exit plan. They will formally exit in November.
The latest report from the Hartford Institute for Religion Research’s five-year study of the impact of the pandemic on America’s churches shows increased income, lower conflict, but more questioning of vocation by clergy.
Brian Houston, co-founder of the now global Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia, had been charged with concealing a serious indictable offense of another person.
The goal of the University of Southern California colleagues working in the school’s Information Sciences Institute is to target ‘very low-resource languages that are not even in the top 500.’
Yeshiva University in New York has launched a master’s degree program intended specifically for Christian students who want to learn more about Judaism. It’s part of a growing number of interfaith academic collaborations at U.S. Christian and Jewish schools.
Many U.S. religious minorities said the ruling was a much-needed corrective to the challenges they face in balancing their work with their sincerely held religious practices.
Prompted by numerous recent sexual abuse scandals in American churches, a faith-based nonprofit shifts its education and support focus to North America.
Delegates affirmed a decision to expel two Southern Baptist churches, including Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church in Orange County, Calif., because they employed women as pastors.
Ahead of June meetings for the Southern Baptist Convention and the Evangelical Covenant Church, Religion News Service reports on two prominent individual congregations either campaigning to be reinstated or voluntarily leaving before being formally expelled.
Cardinal Matteo Maria Zuppi, the head of the Italian Bishops’ Conference of the Roman Catholic Church, traveled to Kyiv on June 5 as a representative of Pope Francis.
Purchased by the American Friends of the ANU, Museum of the Jewish People, Codex Sassoon is one of the earliest and most complete copies of the biblical text.
The success of Keller's Redeemer Presbyterian Church in the heart of New York City as well as his bestselling books made him one of the most influential evangelicals in the U.S.
For almost 50 years, Habitat for Humanity has inspired people from different backgrounds—who often can’t agree on anything—to work together for their neighbors’ benefit.
White’s Chapel plans to invite others to join the Methodist Collegiate Church once its disaffiliation is approved by Central Texas United Methodists next month.
As United Methodist bishops from around the world meet this week in Chicago, they anticipate ‘reconfigured boundaries, reformed agencies, and a revised work plan to achieve our mission.’
A Florida judge has dismissed a lawsuit originally brought by more than 100 United Methodist churches wishing to immediately disaffiliate from the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Joe Kuilema, who taught at the Christian Reformed Church-affiliated Calvin University for 14 years, did not have his contract renewed after officiating a wedding for a transgender former student.
Evangelical Environmental Network’s Kyle Meyaard-Schaap speaks to young Christians in the church with his climate-focused book. “Millions of other Christians like you understand this. We’re concerned, too. And we want to do something about it. So let’s get to work.”
The board for the Washington Elementary School District recently voted to not renew a student teaching partnership with Arizona Christian University, saying the university’s policies “do not align with our commitment to create a safe place for our LGBTQ+ students, staff, and community.”
An Education Department spokesperson said the more than 600 comments received on the matter will be reviewed before a final rule is issued.
The 13 days of continuous, spontaneous worship at Asbury University inspired an arena worship service not far from the school and similar services at other colleges.
The Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee has deemed five congregations to be “not in friendly cooperation with the Convention” for having women serve in the role of pastor, against SBC teaching. The decision is appealable.