The National Latino Evangelical Coalition urged their 3,000 member congregations to end capital punishment. They are the first major evangelical association to take this position publicly, but support for the death penalty among Christians is waning.
Articles tagged “Jonathan Merritt”
Bestselling author Lauren Winner explores provocative and often overlooked metaphors for God, such as a laboring woman and the “one who smells.”
“Jesus absolutely treated women differently than the prevailing religious authorities of his time,” author Mary Demuth says.
To hear some commentators talk, debates on LGBT issues are over and conservatives have lost. But such predictions are premature.
Erin Lane is stuck in a lover’s quarrel with the church, but she hopes to inspire other Millennials to keep searching for a place to belong.
The wildly popular Christian writer offers an exclusive sneak peek into her new book and its pointed message.
“America was founded by folks who thought like this,” a prominent Yale professor says of Islamist extremists. Some may find his comments difficult to swallow in light of recent events.
The president’s comments at the National Prayer Breakfast infuriated some conservative Christians, but most of their denunciations ignore or even twist the facts. When our anger burns against others we should pause to reflect on our own evil impulses and behaviors.
Bras are the hottest item in the second-hand clothing market. A former pastor uses them to provide jobs for sex trafficking survivors in Sub-Saharan Africa.