Remembering the Realities of Faith Freedom for All

Remembering the Realities of Faith Freedom for All

Aug. 22 marks the UN’s International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. Enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are a common standard of achievements for all people recognizing their most fundamental freedoms....
White Christian Nationalism Fuels Insurrection

White Christian Nationalism Fuels Insurrection

Warlike rhetoric, racist epithets and chants of “traitor” echoed through the halls. Baseball bats and flagpoles became weapons used to attack police officers, who were also doused with bear and pepper spray. Four police officers provided firsthand testimony this week...
Most US Christians Call Nation ‘Christian Country’

Most US Christians Call Nation ‘Christian Country’

A majority (67%) of self-identified Christians in the U.S. affirm that “historically, the United States has been a Christian country,” according to a Barna Group report published June 30. This is a four-point increase from 2019, when 63% affirmed this view. In 2021,...
Confessing a Ministry Failure

Confessing a Ministry Failure

It has taken decades for me to fully recognize and come to terms with a significant failure, especially in my earlier ministry life, that needs to be confessed. This awareness has come into clearer focus recently, when examining some of the fruit it has produced....