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"Red Letter Christianity" And The Bible

Shayne Looper | Posted 01.12.2017 | Religion
Shayne Looper

Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne recently published an op-ed piece in the New York Times titled, "The Evangelicalism of Old White Men Is Dead." They w...

Explaining Evangelical's Support For Donald Trump

Tony Campolo | Posted 07.14.2016 | Religion
Tony Campolo

Trump, for many, is the incarnation of the traits and values of their cultural version of God. It does not follow that Evangelicals worship Trump, but it just may be that he represents the values that they project as the values of God.

Acceptance and Approval:Churches and LGBTQ People

Rev. Martha Spong | Posted 06.10.2016 | Religion
Rev. Martha Spong

Yesterday I was reading about Matthew Vines, author of God and the Gay Christian, and his continuing effort to be in dialogue with evangelical Christian leaders about the acceptance of LGBTQ people in the church.

Why Tony Campolo 'Came Out' for Marriage Equality

Christian Piatt | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Campolo explains why it's taken him this long to go public with this position. For one, he has spent so many years trying to strengthen healthy discourse between the two often disparate groups. 

What Happened When Tony Campolo's Son 'Came Out' As Humanist

Religion News Service | Jonathan Merritt | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Bart Campolo decided he was no longer a Christian after being injured in a bike accident in 2011. But he waited until last Thanksgiving to break...

Will Evangelicalism Last?

Tim Suttle | Posted 04.27.2013 | Religion
Tim Suttle

Whatever the subject, there's more uncomfortable tension in the evangelical family than a Sacha Baron Cohen movie. This has many evangelicals wondering if we have a future together at all.

You're A Christian, Right? No, I'm A Christian ... Left

Kevin Miller | Posted 10.02.2012 | Religion
Kevin Miller

Categories like "liberal" and "conservative" don't actually exist. It's more accurate to think in terms of spectrums. No one is outright conservative or outright liberal. We all live somewhere between these two poles.

Bono, Occupy And The Challenge Of Following The Jesus Of The Oppressed

Jason Wojciechowski | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion
Jason Wojciechowski

We should commend his service and giving for social good just as we might the activist, but none of this should shadow the reality that poverty and injustice exist because of an unjust system that favors victors with spoils and curses the less fortunate with misery.

Christians Should Be More Than "Gay Okay"

Christian Piatt | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Christian Piatt

To say that something like sexual orientation, race, economic status, gender are not issues to us is to speak from a position of privilege.

The Making of a Better President

Tony Campolo | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics
Tony Campolo

Because of the increase in life longevity, America can now assume that at any given time three, and perhaps four, former presidents will still be aliv...

Making Matters Worse in Haiti

Tony Campolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tony Campolo

At last count there were 9,943 faith-based organizations with ministries in Haiti. Yet Haiti has continued in a downward spiral, not in spite of all these "good works," but in great part because of them.