Category Archives: Christianity

Neil Gorsuch’s ‘Complicated’ Religion

Earlier this month, the Trump administration summoned two dozen religious leaders to a private meeting. The mission: to rally support for Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

How NBC’s Runaway Hit “This Is Us” Affirms Our Eternal Hope

Caution, many spoilers ahead. If you haven’t seen NBC’s smash hit show This Is Us, it’s likely that you’ve at least heard about it (and equally likely that the person…

Birmingham Church Asks State For Permission to Form Is Own Police Force

Briarwood Presbyterian Church already has more than 4,000 members, two private schools and its own radio station. And if administrators have their way, the wealthy congregation could soon add something…

Blind Christian Woman Refuses ISIS’ Demands to Convert to Islam and Lives to Tell About It

A blind Christian woman who was trapped under Islamic State control in Mosul for over two years before she was finally able to escape has opened up about how she…

Actor Sam Worthington Says “The Shack” Helped Him Understand His Relationship With God

“The Shack” hit theaters this weekend and actor Sam Worthington, the star of the film says he believes he was led to do “The Shack” to strengthen his own faith…

How to Use Digital Devices This Lent for Reflection

The season of Lent is upon us. This is a holy season for Christians who seek to identify with Jesus Christ’s 40 days of fasting as he prepared to be…

Is There a Christian Double Standard on Religious Violence?

Nearly 80 percent of Christians don’t think a terrorist acting in the name of Christianity is Christian. But more than half say terrorists acting in the name of Islam are…

Exhortation to Ministers of the Gospel: Speak Christian

Stanley Hauerwas is Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law at Duke University. God knows what possesses anyone to enter the ministry in our day.

America’s New Ministers

In a fundamental shift in American Protestantism, hundreds of churches across the country are allowing people in the pews to handle pastoral duties, such as delivering sermons.

Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Christianity?

Are you there, God? It’s I, robot. In his relatively short tenure, Pope Francis has been hard at work welcoming spiritual seekers into the Catholic Church. He’s refused to judge…