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.
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Blogger Jarrid Wilson’s new book doesn’t pull any punches in its criticism of mainstream Christianity. He claims many Jesus-followers merely have a religious outer shell.
To hear some commentators talk, debates on LGBT issues are over and conservatives have lost. But such predictions are premature.
The wildly popular Christian writer offers an exclusive sneak peek into her new book and its pointed message.
The notion of America as a mostly white, mostly Christian country is rapidly becoming a fact for the history books.
A new study ranking cities according to “Bible mindedness” contains a few surprises. Did your hometown make the list?
Pastor of “Scum of the Earth”–a punk-rock-goth-artist congregation in Denver–has some harsh words and surprising advice for evangelical Christians.
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.
RNS’ Jonathan Merritt and Sarah Pulliam Bailey interview popular pastor and author John Mark Comer as they explore this tricky topic. Comer believes sex is not just “play for grown-ups,” but a “joining of body and soul…in self-giving love.”