By Yonat Shimron, Religion News Service|
May 18, 2018
GREENSBORO, N.C. (RNS) — Faith Community Church, a small, mostly African-American congregation, has a long history of activism dating back to the civil rights era.
About a decade ago, church members, who worship in a small space within the Beloved Community Center, a larger hub for social justice activism, began to recognize the growing urgency of climate change, as well.
PHILADELPHIA (BP) -- The Bible tops coffee, social media and sweets as a daily necessity for only 16 percent of the population, according to new research commissioned by the American Bible Society (ABS).
By Tom Krattenmaker, Yale Divinity School|
May 8, 2018
(RNS) - The usual adversaries are at it again in the ongoing war over the place of the Bible and Christian faith in the U.S. armed forces. On behalf of 26 military families, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is battling with the Navy over a POW/MIA display at the naval hospital on Okinawa, Japan.
In every category surveyed for its "The Good News about Global Poverty" report released in April, Barna Group found that Christians "who consider their faith important and attend church regularly" were significantly more likely to be involved in work to end poverty.