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How Will A More Conservative Supreme Court Address LGBTQ Rights? Look To History

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

With the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States instead of Chief Judge Merrick Garland, and with the poss...

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...

Evangelicalism & Trumpism

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

Some Evangelicals I know are among the best people I know. And yet, Evangelicalism, the religion, demands critique. So let's review: Evangelicalism i...

The seductive illusion of power

Charles Redfern | Posted 06.25.2016 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Perhaps power is the flame wooing some "evangelical" moths. They can't help themselves - even when the flame is a bona fide proto-fascist liar, wife d...

Global Evangelicals Embrace Climate Action

Aaron Daniel Taylor | Posted 12.14.2016 | Religion
Aaron Daniel Taylor

While it's unclear whether the framework negotiated by world leaders this week will allow us to avoid the worst effects of climate change, the fact that evangelical leaders are demonstrating their concern for how climate change impacts the poor is very good news.

Woot! Leading Evangelical Coalition Catches Up on Climate Change

Charles Redfern | Posted 10.26.2016 | Religion
Charles Redfern

The resolution echoes papal statements linking a warming earth with care for the poor: "A changing climate threatens the lives and livelihoods of the world's poorest citizens."

President Trump and Sec. Palin Vs People of Faith on Care of Creation

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 09.11.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

Palin has long argued that the world's resources are a gift from God to be plundered. Climate change? Palin doesn't believe that humans could impact the climate. People of faith have a special responsibility here because we are charged by God to be stewards of creation and thus far we have failed to live out our responsibilities.

I Apologize for Christian Hate

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 03.13.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

I don't want anyone to ever believe that just because a certain individual has access to a Twitter account it means that she is a spokesperson for the Christian faith. Mocking people of other faith traditions is not Christian. Neither is it Christian to worship the gun culture in America that has done so much damage to our society.

Will The National Association of Evangelicals Sink Into Irrelevance by Dodging Climate Change?

Charles Redfern | Posted 04.20.2014 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Only a cloistered alliance, imprisoned in its subculture's mental landscape, would fail to see the incongruity: Pleading against the contraception mandate amid rising sea levels triggers images of Honolulu church sextons protesting government carillon regulations on Sunday, December 7th, 1941.

A Wave of Prayer to End Hunger, Protect SNAP

David Beckmann | Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion
David Beckmann

Christians of the world are calling on our leaders to act. We are not asking for anything more than we know can be done. Join us in prayer at noon on Dec. 10 and together we can create a world in which the lowly are lifted up and the hungry are filled.

Who Would God Discriminate Against?

Rachel Laser | Posted 11.07.2013 | Religion
Rachel Laser

Many faith groups feel comfortable supporting ENDA because it has a broad religious exemption. Specifically, ENDA has a religious exemption that is wider in scope than that of Title VII or the Americans with Disabilities Act, and is thought to be one of the broadest religious exemptions in federal law.

Faithful Filibuster: A Vigil Under the Dark Clouds of Washington

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Jim Wallis

We're hearing lots of babble at the Capitol, but across the street, we're trying to hear the word of God -- what God says about the people, families, and children who will suffer the most because of Washington's babble.

It's Time for the National Association of Evangelicals to Step Up

Charles Redfern | Posted 11.18.2013 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Negotiating away the hard reality about climate change isn't forging real unity. It is shaking hands with a lie -- and that's immoral.

Evangelicals & Catholics Link Pro-Life Stance to Creation Care

Charles Redfern | Posted 08.20.2012 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Concern over a shifting climate has spilled over onto other environmental issues. More and more denominations and movements are convinced -- officially.

The Most Important Treaty You've Never Heard Of And How The NRA Wants It Dead

Eric Sapp | Posted 07.25.2012 | Religion
Eric Sapp

There are currently no international laws or treaties regulating the international sale of conventional weapons. This July, the nations of the world are gathering to negotiate the first ever Arms Trade Treaty. You'd think there would be universal support.

WATCH: Ted Haggard, Gary Busy Square Off In 1st 'Wife Swap'

Posted 01.04.2012 | Denver

Last night disgraced Colorado Springs pastor Ted Haggard and wife Gayle Haggard graced American living rooms with their first appearance on ABC's "Cel...

Pawlenty's Pastor Stepping Down

Posted 08.30.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Evangelical leader Leith Anderson has announced plans to retire as senior pastor of his Ede...

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Tim Pawlenty Tops Survey of Evangelical Leaders | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 08.23.2011 | Religion

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is evangelicals' choice to win the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, according to a new poll conducted by an...

Pawlenty's Pastor Could Be An Issue For Conservatives

Posted 08.21.2011 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) When GOP presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty goes to church, he knows he'll hear a 27-mi...

The Candidates, Their Faith and the Environment

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

How does the fact that conservative Christianity is coming out in favor of manmade climate change match up with the current slate of potential Republican Presidential candidates? Not very well, actually.

Evangelicals Wade Into Circumcision Debate

Posted 08.10.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The National Association of Evangelicals is siding with Jews and Muslims in opposition of a proposed b...

Institute On Religion And Democracy Continues Campaign Of Disinformation

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

If you have ever heard of the Institute on Religion and Democracy and thought it was a religious organization, you would have been mistaken. Names can be deceiving.

The Spiritually Viral Hunger Fast

Jim Wallis | Posted 06.08.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

The hunger fast for a moral budget has gone spiritually viral. Ten days ago, we announced that the budget debate had become a moral crisis. We now have more than 30,000 participants and are still growing.

Military Chaplains Voice 'Intense' Views On DADT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited report on the possible repeal of the military's ban on openly gay members says...

Supreme Court Wrestles Over Religious Scholarship Program

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Is a state law that allows tax credits for donations to scholarship programs unconstitution...