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The Church Calendar: New and Improved

Lillian Daniel | Posted 04.07.2013 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

Treasuring the freedom that allows us to honor our unique ancient traditions while keeping up with the times, we propose adjusting these special Sundays in the church year.

Do Christian Denominations Have a Future?

David Lose | Posted 08.22.2012 | Religion
David Lose

Despite my obvious denominational loyalty I'm not sure Christian denominations have a future -- or whether they even should. Here are five reasons that I not only suspect the day of denominations has passed.

WATCH: Poem Bashes Religion While Praising Jesus

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 01.31.2012 | Religion

One man has taken to YouTube to express his views on Jesus and religion. His verdict? Jesus trumps religion, hands down. The video, titled "Why I ...

Why Unitarians and Universalists Belong Together: A Fifty-Year Recollection

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

Each was a free faith, with no creed, and both had a strong policy of congregational autonomy. They were compatible theologically, though each brought a different emphasis.

The Big Sort Of The Presbyterian Church

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

We may disagree on theology, politics and baseball, but I have little doubt that there is a genuine yearning to be faithful to God's call on our lives.

Evangelical Churches Still Growing, Mainline Protestantism In Decline

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service While mainline Protestant churches in the U.S. continue to experience decades-long decline, the memberships ...

What Is The Biggest Divide In The Jewish Community?

Paul Golin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul Golin

Literally millions of American Jews are headed toward the exits, and we aren't putting nearly enough resources toward trying to convince them that it's worth it for them to engage or re-engage.

Overcoming Conflict: How to Get Along With Believers You Disagree With

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Churches can be hotbeds of controversy. In these times of troubling differences on fundamental issues involving faith, theology, and life, there's no telling how people who disagree will treat each other.

This Isn't About Wallis vs. Beck -- It's About Biblical Social Justice

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Wallis

While I have agreed that the cause of social justice has sometimes been politicized for ideological purposes by both Left and Right, I continue to defend the term itself as biblical.