As both pastor and nonprofit executive director, the Rev. Faith Fowler is known for her outreach to the poor. Her latest effort: a village of tiny homes that will allow people to become stakeholders in their neighborhood and in their…
Faced with the embarrassment of having helped elect Donald Trump to the presidency, some conservative Christian leaders have begun to argue that evangelical support for Trump was far lower than the commonly reported 81 percent.
When you speak out in a moment of congregational crisis because what you believe is more important than the money you make keeping quiet, you give reason to believe in a God who would rather alienate God’s self than other…
When evangelical starts to sound like very bad news for very many Americans, it has drifted far from its roots. A prophetic consensus has emerged that U.S. evangelicalism is irreducibly linked with white privilege.
The exchange lasted just a few seconds, too quick for Natasha Nkhama to register anger, fear or rage. “He sort of shoved me off the sidewalk and he said … ‘no n—–s allowed on the sidewalk,’” Nkhama recounted.
On Tuesday night, I watched as 81 percent of white evangelicals and born-again Christians voted for someone who admitted to sexually assaulting women and gleefully affirming that he would face no consequences for doing so.
Texas Baptists established affirmation of same-sex marriage or homosexual relations as grounds for declaring a church outside the bounds of cooperation with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
This week, both liberal and conservative churches have tried to embrace their role as places to help heal and rejuvenate people’s spirits after such a bruising election.
Wilshire Baptist Church, a flagship congregation among progressive Baptists, has voted to grant gays and lesbians full membership to the church, which would allow them to be considered for leadership positions, and grant same sex marriages.