A record number of US adults (70%) say same-sex marriage ‘should be recognized by the law as valid’ and convey the same rights as ‘traditional marriages,’ a report found, up 43 points since the question was first polled in 1996.
Jim Qualls is husband of 38 years to Janna, proud dad to two grown daughters, proud to have acquired two fine sons-in-law. He serves as a member of Good Faith Media’s strategic advisory board for news and opinion.
US adults are attending in-person religious services in increasing numbers, a report found, with 20% saying they attended a religious service in the past week. Online service engagement, meanwhile, continues to trend downward.
Nearly one out of four white evangelical Protestants either mostly or completely agree with three core tenets of QAnon, a far-right conspiracy theory group, a report revealed. That’s more than any other religious group.
Don Brewer is a retired baseball coach and retired national sales manager for a foodservice equipment company. He’s lived in Gainesville, Georgia, for 51 years – almost long enough to be a native.
Four interns have each already completed a semester working with Good Faith Media’s staff on a variety of projects. This summer, Cally Chisholm and Isaiah Anthony will join their ranks as GFM’s Ernest C. Hynds Jr. interns.
The number of annual deaths in the United States from alcohol, drugs and suicide has more than doubled in the past two decades, a report found, increasing to roughly 156,000 in 2019 from over 60,000 in 1999.
Fewer people in the US, UK, France and Germany believe that to truly belong in their nation a person must have been born there, among other factors. Faith leaders from around the globe share their views about the report.
Four out of 10 younger Jewish adults – from 18 to 29 years old – in the US are more likely to say they have no religion, a Pew report said. Jewish faith leaders shared their insights on the trend with Good Faith Media.
Jack Moline is president of Interfaith Alliance and a Conservative rabbi. He is a member of Good Faith Media’s strategic advisory board.
Nearly two-thirds of white evangelicals in the US believe the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump – the only faith group to have a majority affirm the disproven claim that has been dubbed ‘The Big Lie.’
Mercy Jeyaraja Rao’s sense of being called to be a teacher soon after graduation from high school would shape the next 48 years of her life. Her story of redemption and release is the latest offering from Nurturing Faith.
Cynthia Mitchell is a retired college US history teacher. She currently serves as a member of the strategic advisory board for Good Faith Media’s publishing division.
Politicians and pundits have offered divergent views on systemic racism and whether or not it exists in the US. Several faith leaders tell Good Faith Media that racism can’t be denied and to deal with it requires honest repentance.
Public trust of journalists has been in decline for decades in the US. A recent study suggested that the public’s view of journalists isn’t shaped by people’s political affiliation, as many assumed, but by their moral values.