Rev. James Martin, editor-at-large for “America” magazine, says his recent trip to the Middle East revealed surprising new truths about Jesus that many have not previously considered.
Vicky Beeching’s songs are among the “top 25 most sung” in North American churches. She talks to RNS about coming out as gay.
While some Christians say there can be no middle ground on same-sex behavior, one author argues for a third way approach. “In a perfect world, we would be free to hold our deepest beliefs and no one would experience marginalization,” says Wendy VanderWal-Gritter.
Brian McLaren once led one of the most talked about movements within American Christianity. A quarter-century after its beginning, he reflects back on what it was really about.
A Fulbright scholar contends that animal suffering and death presents a formidable challenge for Christian creationists and Biblical literalists.
A candle company launched by Jefferson Bethke, the bestselling Christian author and YouTube sensation, seeks to fight injustice around the globe. Retail giant, Nordstrom, is expected to place an order soon.
An American living in Iraq says the media is overlooking the nationalistic aspirations of Iraqi Christian communities. He adds that U.S. evangelicals share blame for the current crisis.
With violence raging from Gaza to Iraq, evangelical pastor Brian Zahnd preaches peace and non-violence.
“New York Times” bestselling author Preston Sprinkle says bad things are not God’s judgment on people and grace is “not just a New Testament thing.”