God, Guns, and Oil
A Los Angeles church seeks the good of its neighborhood by confronting crime and environmental distress.
A Los Angeles church seeks the good of its neighborhood by confronting crime and environmental distress. God, Guns, and Oil. A Los Angeles church
In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished.
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished. In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice.
The Sweatiest Bible Class in America
Revelation Wellness puts Scripture at the center of its group fitness program.
Yes, take care of your body. It is the best tool you have to live out a life of joy, peace and love! A few extra folds of skin that occur as you age are not a crime against humanity, friends.
Protect Your Congregation from a Gunman
A police officer's advice on how leaders can reduce risk—and possibly save lives.
Step 4: Prevent an incident. Situational crime expert Ronald Clarke coined these steps for avoiding an active-shooter incident: Increase effort. If a shooter
How Churches Can Give Sanctuary and Still Support the Law
800 congregations are working to protect undocumented immigrants. A leader with the New Sanctuary Movement says yours should be one of them.
The concept of sanctuary comes from Numbers 25, which is a prescription for the people of God to act when someone has committed a crime, but the response to that crime is cruel and
Packing in the Pews: The Connection Between God and Guns
Ministry leaders more likely than evangelicals overall to favor more gun control.
They are more worried about a terrorist attack (66%) or other violent crime (61%). The Texas gunman Devin Kelley brandished a semiautomatic Ruger AR-556 rifle.
A Top Reason for Church Shootings: Domestic Abuse
There were actually two attacks on Sunday, showing how violence at home often enters God’s house.
Overall, 1 in 5 incidents of violent crime in the US between 2003 and 2012 resulted from domestic violence, most commonly between spouses, exes, and partners.
A Small Rural Church Is Hard to Kill
A Texas Baptist pastor on the risk and resilience of America’s smallest congregations.
small church. Most of the pastors of small churches across the nation know someone whom they could imagine committing a similar crime. The definition
Inside the Museum of the Bible
The new museum wants to ignite passion for the Word through high-tech wizardry and scholarly detachment. Can it do it all?
of 'plausible deniability': not asking too many questions, leaving things implied but not said, opaque business practices, lack of regulation,” Donna Yates, an antiquities crime expert and
How Is This Even True?
Is the O.J. Simpson trial really worth another 18 hours of TV? It sure is - now more than ever.
in 'The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story'. But you were thinking of the FX miniseries The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which just wrapped up in early April.
The Inconvenience of Loving Wisdom
Those who are afraid to test their convictions will lose the moral high ground in calling non-Christians to test their own beliefs.
Each year, he helps to mobilize thousands of students to high-crime, high-poverty neighborhoods in the US and to dozens of nations around the world.