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Guns and Jesus (Not to Mention Mohammed)

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.14.2014 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

Grace Baptist Church in upstate New York, following the lead of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, is giving away an AR-15 assault rifle -- you know, the kind that killed kids at Sandy Hook Elementary.

Forty Days in an Orange Jumpsuit: A Lawyer/Pastor Wears Prison Garb for Lent

Jeanne Bishop | Posted 05.10.2014 | Religion
Jeanne Bishop

Our faith is done a disservice by ministers who seek to have the most, rather than seek out those with the least. Kent's act does what ministry should: challenge, inform and enliven our faith lives.

Family Planning and Serving Familes in Kibera

Katherine Marshall | Posted 04.08.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Run by a Nairobi Baptist church, the name means "spring of life." It caters to the community's many needs, including one that some might find surprising in a faith-run facility: family planning.

Hollywood's Blind Side

Mark Joseph | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

The real question isn't why Baptists are behaving like Baptists but rather why Hollywood studios aren't behaving like capitalists, selling more by either getting rid of the bad words or making alternative versions available to consumers like those represented by Lifeway.

Love vs Sheriff Arpaio's Tent City

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 08.24.2012 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

Locking human beings in oppressive heat, whose only crime was seeking a better life for their children, is as far from standing with 'the least of these' than I can imagine

10 Signs You Were a Christian Kid in the 90s

Lianna Carrera | Posted 04.28.2012 | Comedy
Lianna Carrera

You remember the van. The church van. The glorious church van where you were yelled at for leading the group in a sing-a-long, "Tonight is the Night When Two Become One..."

10 Spiritual Lessons We Can Learn From Whitney Houston.

Bishop T.D. Jakes | Posted 04.22.2012 | Religion
Bishop T.D. Jakes

Although taken far too soon and too unexpectedly, we can learn these things from Whitney Houston's home going services.

Jon Ward

Romney Adviser: Perry Campaign Is Encouraging Anti-Mormon Message

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top evangelical Christian adviser to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said on Monday he believes Texas Gov. Rick Perry's campaign...

The Christian Faith Of Senator Mark Hatfield

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 10.08.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

A faithful Baptist who loved the Lord, you could not find a more committed follower of Christ. He spoke often of his faith but was also critical of those who tried to turn faith into something purely political.

God In Wisconsin: Scott Walker's "Obedience"

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

Walker is listening to One Person and One Person only: Jesus speaking directly to him. God, evidently, has directed him on his current path.

Astoria Characters: The Homemade Food Blogger

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"The biggest thing about cooking is the story about it," says Amuse * Bouche blogger Bradley O'Bryan Hawks. "The story always makes the food taste better."

Can Scholars Tell Us What Jesus Actually Said And Did?

The New Yorker | Adam Gopnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When we meet Jesus of Nazareth at the beginning of the Gospel of Mark, almost surely the oldest of the four, he's a full-grown man. He comes down from...