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The Example of Jesus: A challenge to Christians in a politically divided nation

Sarah Burkhart | Posted 02.13.2017 | Religion
Sarah Burkhart

"Let him begin by treating the Patriotism or the Pacifism as a part of his religion. Then let him, under the influence of partisan spirit, come to reg...

Are We Really Sure We Want A President Pence?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 02.14.2017 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The much-respected Public Policy Polling group in a recent poll blared the headline “Americans now evenly divided on Impeaching Trump.” This is no...

More Than 500 Evangelical Leaders Sign Letter Decrying Trump's Refugee Ban

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics

More than 500 evangelical leaders and pastors from every state in the country have signed a letter denouncing President Donald Trump’s executive ord...

Trump: The Absolver in Chief?

Celia Wexler | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics
Celia Wexler

Like millions of other voters, I've been trying to understand Donald Trump's narrow Electoral College victory. There are many reasons, and writers far...

What Would Jesus Think About Trump?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

How is it that those who profess to be the most devout and godly can sit idly by as an ugly nationalist movement sweeps across America, driven by an engine fueled by sexual, gender, religious, ethnic, racial and cultural discrimination?

These Prominent Evangelicals Are Pretty Sure Trump's Refugee Ban Is Perfectly Moral

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.30.2017 | Religion

Some of President Donald Trump’s top evangelical advisors have reached a troubling, and somewhat baffling, theological consensus about a restriction...

Only A Minority Is Right

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

'It is possible that none of the religions are true, and it is absolutely impossible that more than one can be true.' -- Cicero, On the Nature of the...

Now Is A Time For Faith To Flourish

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.20.2017 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Two Critical Roles for People of Faith Under a Trump Administration How did we get here? People are still asking how a man like Donald Trump can becom...

Trump Inauguration Looms, Bigots, Racists, And Dominionist Christians Rejoice

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

On January 20th, 2017, an event completely unprecedented in the history of the United States of America will take place in the nation's capital - a blatantly Christianized inauguration.

Donald Trump As God's Anointed

Jack Levison | Posted 01.18.2017 | Religion
Jack Levison

Some Christians, I read again today, claim that the election of Donald Trump in 2016 is like God's choice of Cyrus the Great in the mid-500s BCE. Let's see if they're right.

8 Years Did Little To Sway White Evangelicals' Views On Obama

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.10.2017 | Religion

As President Barack Obama prepares to make his departure from the White House, his favorability remains high among Black Protestants, the religiously ...

Welcome To The 'Grating' Of America, A New Era Of Incivility

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

Increased road rage, election and post-election violence, teen fighting mobs, political protests, and riots on college campuses are some of the more obvious spikes in incivility that are overlays to already-tense police and racial relations in many communities.

Taking Back the Word 'Evangelical': A Way Forward

Michael W. Austin | Posted 01.04.2017 | Religion
Michael W. Austin

I’ve been tempted in recent months to stop identifying as an evangelical Christian. The temptation has not arisen because I’ve decided to reject a...

White Conservative Christians Will Not Impact The Culture Until...

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes | Posted 12.21.2016 | Religion
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes

Why has the majority church continued to be silent while a presidential candidate now president-elect traffics in hate and promotes violence against anyone who does not look like or agree with him?

What Do I Do Now? Reflecting On The Term “Evangelical”

Greg Cootsona | Posted 12.20.2016 | Religion
Greg Cootsona

On the day the electors meet to decide on Donald Trump and the presidency of the United States, there are a host of questions. Perhaps, those assemble...

To Trump's Christian Supporters: How Much Do You Really Have in Common with Him?

Kerry Walters | Posted 12.16.2016 | Religion
Kerry Walters

I’m trying as hard as I can to understand why so many Christians voted for a man whose opinions, behavior, and policies so fly in the face of Jesus...

Religion Plays A Bigger Role In Evolution Skepticism Than Climate Change Denial, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.15.2016 | Religion

Religion drives American attitudes toward evolution, according to a new study, but that’s not necessarily the case for climate change. A recent stud...

The Real Fear That Elected Donald Trump

David Ropeik | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics
David Ropeik

Across their demographic differences, Trump's voters were motivated by the deep fear that eats at all of us when we don't feel like we control what's happening to us.

Evangelical Pastor Shunned For Welcoming LGBT People Has A New, Thriving Congregation

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.08.2016 | Religion

Evangelical pastor Adam Phillips moved to Oregon to start Christ Church: Portland in the spring of 2014. Nine months later, the evangelical denominati...

Gender Confusion - Give Me A Break!

Paula Stone Williams | Posted 11.28.2016 | Religion
Paula Stone Williams

Gender Confusion - Give Me a Break! Gabe Lyons is the director of the Q conference, a large and influential evangelical gathering. Recently Lyons wro...

The 2016 election and the rise and fall - and rise? - of Christian nationalism

David Briggs | Posted 11.28.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

Does the 2016 election portend the rise of Christian nationalism? Only two years ago, the percentage of Americans identifying being a Christian with ...

If Trump Doesn't Deliver, Religion Will Take A Big Hit

Bernard Starr | Posted 11.21.2016 | Religion
Bernard Starr

Industrial Robots:Where Have All the Humans Gone? Religion played a mighty role in pushing Donald Trump over the top and into ...

Dear Brian Tamaki: About That Sinners Ruining The World Thing

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 11.21.2016 | Religion
Sarah Illingworth

Dear Destiny Church's Brian Tamaki: As someone who grew up in the pentecostal Christian church, I want to comment on your 'end times' remarks in rela...

Evangelical Lips*

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2016 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Trump has distilled American Evangelicalism to a vinegary residue. He has stripped it to a hollow husk. An acidic shell is all that remains as The Cyn...

In The Wake Of The 2016 Presidential Election...Repent. Lament. Love.

Michelle DeRusha | Posted 11.21.2016 | Religion
Michelle DeRusha

I messaged my friend Deidra this morning, and I said what I always say when there's been a shooting of an unarmed black person. I said I was sorry. I ...