This week, Jews in Israel and around the world will commemorate Yom HaShoah, a Holocaust...
(RNS) — When leaders of a well-known Southern California congregation decided to leave the Vineyard USA — an influential charismatic movement — they knew the church would need a new name. On Sunday (April 24), Alan Scott, co-pastor of the...
In my previous column here at RD, I used historical retrospective and my personal memories...
(RNS) — Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey, the outgoing president of the United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops, opened the bishops’ spring meeting Monday (April 25) with a recap of the historic events the denomination has faced since she took...
(RNS) — Michigan state Senator Mallory McMorrow had several goals when she stood at the podium on the chamber floor to deliver her remarks on Tuesday, but one was simple. She wanted to “reclaim faith from people who were using...
(RNS) — As Miami-Dade County in Florida grapples with a housing affordability crisis, houses of worship are being recruited to build affordable homes on vacant or underutilized church land. The national nonprofit Enterprise Community Partners on Thursday (April 21) announced...
(RNS) — Quietly over the past few years, conservative Christian colleges have reemerged as a fault line in evangelicalism’s ongoing process of defining itself against the broader culture and policing its own boundaries. The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 Obergefell decision,...
(RNS) — When Dave King heard his Anaheim, California, church was about to call Alan Scott to be its pastor in 2018, he was thrilled. King, who had long been part of the Vineyard movement of churches, known for their...
It seems that all the Right wants to talk about these days is “grooming.” These...
(RNS) — Two decades ago, Vance Pitman and a pair of friends from the Bible Belt went out west to start a church in Sin City. They launched a Las Vegas congregation, known as Hope Church, two weeks after the...