On November 29, Pew Research Center published a report showing how government restrictions have impacted religious groups and their sacred spaces specifically. It also detailed how religious groups were blamed for the pandemic.
‘Turning the Tables on Race: Disrupting Systems of Exclusion, Marginalization and Privilege’ is a new resource from The Raceless Gospel Initiative. It aims to give the reader the upper hand in conversations about race.
If the creation story describes humanity’s appointment as steward of the earth’s resources, then as caretakers, humans are called to protect, preserve and safeguard those resources so that all can benefit and enjoy its fruits.
English Premier League, Champions League and the Euros all provide excellent matches for football (soccer), but nothing compares to the World Cup. This year’s World Cup is unique for many reasons.
The concept of ‘imago Dei’ is a recognition of the divine image present in everyone, an awareness that some interpretations of ‘namaste’ also contain. Here is how these terms encourage us to love our neighbors.
The Fabelmans’ appears to be a fictionalized version of Steven Spielberg’s ‘call story.’ It is a fine film. Not only because it tells about a great director’s coming of age, but also due to its depth.
Koinonia Farm celebrated 80 years of commitment to a simple life, a common purse and relationships that cross racialized boundaries. The land continues to extend a call to Christians who feel compelled to live in intentional community.
The Psalter reading for this week of Advent is Psalm 72:1-7 and 18-19. I always wondered why those who built the liturgical year didn’t just focus on verses 1-7; why add the tag at the end of the psalm?
Half of U.S. Protestants want to attend church with people who agree with them politically, according to a LifeWay Research report. A majority say most people in their congregation share their political views.
Have you ever stripped away the sanctified language of the basic story that was offered as central to your inherited faith and told it as plainly as any other story would be told? Here’s the one I learned.
Andre Thomas will be executed by the State of Texas in April, after the Supreme Court rejected a request to review his case. I met Thomas in 2008 when serving as the mental health manager at a Texas prison.
Current trends indicate that global temperatures will far exceed the target of 1.5 degrees Celsius established in the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, according to a United Nations Environment Programme report.
Four weeks to nest before the birth of Jesus, Advent also doubles as a time of war – the so-called “war on Christmas,” to be specific. But this “war” is mostly being proclaimed by the same people who see attacks on Christianity where none exist.
Biking is a regular part of my weekly routine, and it is something I’ve enjoyed for over 20 years. Here are some lessons I’ve learned that are applicable both to biking and to daily living.
Religious freedom is repressed when a government favors one religious tradition over others, according to a report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Worldwide, 78 nations have an official or favored faith tradition.
Thanksgiving in the U.S. is just a day away, and millions of Americans will gather around tables to offer “thanks” for the many blessings bestowed upon them this past year. I will not be one of them. Here is why.