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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...

Jaweed Kaleem

Tim Pawlenty Tops Survey of Evangelical Leaders

HuffingtonPost.com | 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. Chuck Currie | Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion
Rev. 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...

NAE's Gospel of Sexuality: Good News for Some

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

I couldn't agree more with the National Association of Evangelicals' understanding that the Bible teaches that sex is good, and that "God established multiple purposes for sex."

Evangelicals Push 'Theology of Sex,' Abortion Reduction

Religion News Service | By Adelle M. Banks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) The National Association of Evangelicals on Thursday (May 20) launched an initiative to reduce abortio...

An Open Letter To Glenn Beck: Social Justice And The Gospel

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Glenn, could you please dispense with the personal attacks and get to the substance of what you and I are saying about social justice? Let's have a conversation about whether social justice "is a perversion of the Gospel," as you say, or at the heart of the Gospel, as I say.

Biblical Social Justice and Glenn Beck

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Glenn Beck says Christians should leave their social justice churches, so I say Christians should leave Beck. Beck attacks the very heart of our Christian faith, and Christians should no longer watch his show.

National Association of Evangelicals Provides Moral Model on Immigration Reform

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Church leaders who have been personally and privately supportive of immigrants and their struggles have now publicly declared that it is morally wrong to keep families apart.