Christian Orgs Labeled Hate Groups on Top Charity Site
GuideStar adopts Southern Poverty Law Center’s controversial designations.
Kate Shellnutt. June 22, 2017 3:01 PM. Image: ADF / Facebook. The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) argues religious freedom cases before the Supreme Court.
Shame, Guilt, and Fear: What 1,000 Americans Avoid Most
Churches may be emphasizing the wrong selling point of the gospel, suggests LifeWay.
Personal freedom also matters most for those 18 to 24 (51%). The more Americans attend religious services, the less they value personal freedom. Among
The Invisible Heroes of the Persecuted Church
The case for Christians investing in the profession only 1 in 5 Americans trust.
countries, these lawyers are really heroic figures,” said David Saperstein, who served under the Obama administration as US ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.
Defending the Faith (of Others)
Russian evangelicals’ hesitancy to back Jehovah’s Witnesses could backfire.
However, Witnesses have historically served as a bellwether for religious freedom for other minority groups. In Russia, that includes evangelicals, who
Trump’s Supreme Court Pick: Religious Freedom Defender Neil Gorsuch
Scholarly Denver judge who ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby would fill Scalia's seat as the court's only Protestant.
Gleanings. Trump's Supreme Court Pick: Religious Freedom Defender Neil Gorsuch. “He has been strong on religious freedom,” said Thomas Berg, a professor at the University of St.
Turning the World Upside Down, Down Under
As Americans debate the Benedict Option, anti-Christian fervor in Australia has convinced me that we need a more disruptive strategy.
He is the author of the forthcoming book Free to Believe? Why We Must Stand Up for Religious Freedom and How We Can Do It (Zondervan Academic).
Does the United States Belong on Persecution Lists?
Experts weigh in.
International Christian Concern even included the United States in its religious freedom Hall of Shame list for the first time in 2016, citing “constant attacks in the media” and believers
The Church's Biggest Challenge in 2017
Let’s get unchurched evangelicals back into church, and prejudiced evangelicals back to the Bible.
While the economy seems to be the main reason, with abortion and religious freedom being crucial as well, too many of them seem to show little mercy to those who are not white
Southern Baptists Back Away from Backing Mosques
Trustee scuffle over ‘unholy alliance’ leads IMB to leave ERLC’s side on religious freedom fights.
Trustee scuffle over 'unholy alliance' leads IMB to leave ERLC's side on religious freedom fights. Gleanings. Southern Baptists Back Away from Backing Mosques.
Gleanings: July/August 2017
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue).
year before. But no one's disputing how study after study shows that religious freedom violations have hit record highs in recent years. Meanwhile, in