A prominent religious journal has launched a movement encouraging pastors to refuse to perform marriages as representatives of the state. The concept is not entirely novel and isn’t just being proposed by conservatives. Americans should seriously consider it.
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A battle over the Bible always seems to be brewing among Christians. But one scholar has a new message: stop trying to defend it!
A popular Christian blogger says evangelicals have created a domesticated, American Jesus. But is he just making the same old liberal arguments we’ve heard for decade.
Matthew Paul Turner argues from history that Christians have Americanized God. But making God into “a naked paper doll,” he says, is riddled with problems.
70% of James Emery White’s church’s growth comes from previously unchurched people. He shares why other churches aren’t convincing or capturing non-believers.
Many people know that the New Testament refers to Jesus as a “friend of sinners,” but what does that mean exactly? Apparently not what some Christians think it does.
The debate over marijuana legalization has reignited, but some evangelicals are ignoring a critical part of the debate.