Politics+Current Affairs

Trump Picks Sam Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador
President makes his nomination much faster than President Obama.
Politics, Elections, and Christians: Reconciling the Church after the Great Divide of 2016
Have you allowed election speech to replace the speech of the 'elect'?
Most White Evangelicals Don’t Believe Muslims Belong in America
Pew updates its comprehensive survey of what US Muslims believe and do, and how their neighbors feel about them.
Young, Female, and Pro-Trump
How white evangelical millennials are defying political predictions.
Pew: What Christians Worry About Most
How five religious groups rank seven bad scenarios.
Caste Aside: India’s New President Has ‘No Room for Christians’
Church leaders believe Hindu nationalism will outweigh the Dalit leader’s lower-caste loyalties.
Died: Haddon Robinson, Champion of Biblical Preaching
The seminarian who taught and inspired decades of expositors ‘goes home to God.’
Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition, Quantified
Pew examines who loves God and guns.
Why Christians Should Stop Caring About So Many Causes
True transformation takes focus, not capricious compassion.
Jehovah's Witnesses Remain Banned as Russia Rejects Appeal
And most Russians are okay with it.
Actually, Eugene Peterson Does Not Support Same-Sex Marriage
(UPDATED) In retraction, popular author affirms 'a biblical view of everything'—including marriage.
LifeWay Prepared to Stop Selling The Message Over Eugene Peterson’s LGBT Comments
When asked about same-sex marriage, popular evangelical author goes in a different direction.
It’s Official: Fewer Persecuted Christians Find Refuge in America Under Trump
We’ve hit the president’s new resettlement ceiling of 50,000. Here’s who made it in.
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part One)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
American Churches Have a Better Reputation Than Higher Ed or the Media
Institutional trust continues to decline in surveys, but religious organizations still rank high.
Race and Ethnicity
The local church is unrivaled in its potential to bring about meaningful transformation.
Died: Peter Berger, Prominent Sociologist of Religion
(UPDATED) His work 'made all the theologians just want to be sociologists when they grew up.'
Finally, Jackie Robinson’s Faith Is Getting the Attention It Deserves
Two books shine a long-overdue spotlight on the Christian convictions of the man who broke baseball’s color barrier.
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans.
Families Can Filter HBO and Netflix—for Now
VidAngel is back. But the jury is still out on its legality.
Top Story August 20, 2017
Are Christians Donating Too Directly to Missions?
Are Christians Donating Too Directly to Missions?
When helping hurts the professional helpers.
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