Planting an Immigrant Church in America's Whitest City
Meet the retiree-turned-pastor who's creating a home for Portland's Arabic Christians.
How did they grow an Arabic church in Portland? Mostly, it was by immigration. In the 1990s, John started receiving calls from Arabic pastors in California
A Portrait of America’s First Atheists
What life was like for unbelievers long before Christopher Hitchens and company arrived on the scene.
A Portrait of America's First Atheists. What life was like for unbelievers long before Christopher Hitchens and company arrived on the scene. Timothy Larsen
The Singular Humility of America's Only Ordained President
In 1880, James A. Garfield won the country's highest office. He never wanted it.
Garfield's relative anonymity in history shouldn't surprise us—an assassin's bullet tragically ended his life less than seven months into his term. His legacy
Here's Where America's 338,000 Christian Refugees Come From
Evangelical, Catholic, Baptist, Pentecostal, and other resettled believers hail from quite different countries.
Here's Where America's 338,000 Christian Refugees Come From. Evangelical, Catholic, Baptist, Pentecostal, and other resettled believers hail from quite different countries.
Morning Roundup 4/14/15
Time to Think; Global Christianity; Abraham Lincoln
quarter of all Christians live in Europe (26%). A plurality – more than a third – now are in the Americas (37%). About one in every four Christians lives
Some Perspective on Millennials Serving in Ministry
What are we to think about Millennials as future leaders of the ministry?
landscape. Pew Research Center. Retrieved from http://www.pewforum.org/ 2015/05/12/americas-changing-religious-landscape/.  Mabry, JR (2013).
Sho Baraka: Why I Can't Vote for Either Trump or Clinton
Both candidates fail to address the heart concerns of black evangelicals like me.
Neither of these Americas is great to me. True Liberation. Many Trump supporters want to resurrect bigoted ideologies. Neither of these Americas is great to me.
Christian College Will Auction Rare Bibles To Preserve Others
Some debate whether Gordon College's Vining Collection should stay together.
The collection included early parchments of the Greek New Testament, the first edition of Martin Luther's German Bible, and copies of the first Bibles printed in the Americas in a Native
Will Utah Eventually End America's Same-Sex Marriage Debate?
The final ruling on Kitchen v. Herbert could accomplish what DOMA and Prop. 8 cases failed to do.
Will Utah Eventually End America's Same-Sex Marriage Debate? The final ruling on Kitchen v. Herbert could accomplish what DOMA and Prop. 8 cases failed to do.
Pew: Religious Hostility Reaches Six-Year High Worldwide
(UPDATED) An update on the groundbreaking global quantification of religious freedom by the Pew Research Center.
Europe saw the highest increase of government restrictions in 2012, while the Americas was the only region where social hostilities did not increase.
Mission Fields on the Move
The massive global migration we see today presents unparalleled opportunities for ministry.
migrant people. Spain is geographically situated between Europe and Africa, and tied to the Americas by three centuries as an imperial power. As such