Southern Baptists are platforming Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio at their forthcoming mission conference, but in April they disinvited Ben Carson from their pastors’ conference. When it comes to partisanship, it looks like America’s largest Protestant denomination has taken one step forward and two steps back.
By sidestepping the elements of the story that have outraged Americans, it’s as if the editorial board is trying to prove true the conservatives who claim their paper is run by left-leaning elitists.
Pastor of America’s most influential mainline Protestant church wants Christians to give the Apostle Paul a second look. “Paul gives us an exemplar for the way in which God calls all believers to live,” he says.
“We need to till the earth of our hearts, watering it and weeding the unruly places,” says the episcopal priest and founder of Thistle Farms.
Often the losers knit together a version of past events that disposes of the more damning details and casts their side in a more favorable light. But when it comes to history, forgetting the facts is a most dangerous delusion.
Family members of Emmanuel AME Church shooting victims forgive the suspected killer. How does one serve a feast of forgiveness to a person who hasn’t even ordered a single serving?
The nation’s largest Protestant denomination passed an official resolution this week calling on the Supreme Court to “uphold the right of the people to define marriage as exclusively the union of a man and a woman.” Here’s what you need to know.
We all have stories about God in our head, and some of them are flat out misleading. One of the most common, according to pastor and author Doug Pagitt, goes like this: “If I’m faithful in doing this, then God promises to do that.”
Bestselling author Anne Lamott incited public outrage by making offensive comments about Caitlyn Jenner. Jonathan Merritt asks, “Can we not offer each other a little grace in such a moment?”