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Protestant Christianity

The Fight For Border Justice Unites Unlikely Religious Groups

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.23.2014 | Religion

Though immigration is a polarizing issue, the plight of migrant children at the southern border of the United States is so dire that an unlikely assor...

Presbyterian Church Crawling Toward Marriage Equality

Irene Monroe | Posted 08.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

Many Presbyterians jubilantly proclaimed that the Holy Spirit had unquestionably descended upon the 221st General Assembly when commissioners voted to amend the definition of "marriage" in the Book of Order from a union of "a man and a woman" to a union of "two people."

Southern Baptists Continue Decline

AP | Travis Loller | Posted 05.29.2014 | Religion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest Protestant denomination saw membership decline for the seventh straight year in 2013, according to an a...

Hypocrisy: Over-Promising and Under-Delivering

Derek Penwell | Posted 11.09.2013 | Religion
Derek Penwell

One of the first things people outside the church think when they hear the word "Christian" is rather unflattering -- "hypocrite." It's noteworthy that when outsiders observe Christians in America they see two things: 1) we claim to believe a lot, but 2) we actually live those beliefs at a conspicuously lower rate

Great Lent: What Fasting, South Park And Your Inner Toddler Have in Common

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 04.26.2012 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

The point of the Lenten fast, for us, is not really about what we give up. It is about what we are supposed to do when we feel ourselves wanting what we have told ourselves we should not have.

National Council Of Churches To Mark 100th Anniversary Of Ecumenical Movement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Bruce Nolan Religion News Service NEW ORLEANS (RNS) Leaders of the nation's largest coalition of Christian churches will gather here this week (No...