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.
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.
Former head of worldwide Anglican Communion shares what he believes are the four essentials for being a Christian. But he claims to have no agenda for sorting “who’s in” and “who’s out.”
Pope Francis’ intense and broad popularity counters the idea that American society intrinsically despises and opposes Christians.
RNS’ Sarah Pulliam Bailey and Jonathan Merritt join Ed Stetzer of LifeWay Research and author Trevin Wax to discuss the future of evangelicalism.