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Christians Focus on Reaching HispanicsSubscriber Access Only

Election results inspire new focus.

In the presidential election, Republicans learned the hard way: failure to connect with minorities is costly. Now the church seems to be taking that lesson ...


Lessons from the Petraeus ScandalSubscriber Access Only

The scandal becomes a teachable moment.

It's downright proverbial. General David Petraeus's career-ending affair is yet another chapter in the long history of powerful men toppled by lust. Many ...


The "Nones" Show Political CloutSubscriber Access Only

How secular Americans impacted the election.

Much has been written in recent years about the rise of the "Nones," those Americans claiming no religious affiliation. The 2009 American Religious Identification ...


Pastors Speak out on the ElectionSubscriber Access Only

What did Christian leaders say on Sunday?

The presidential election is over, but the country remains deeply divided. The Sunday after the election, many pastors talked to their congregations about ...


New York Churches Respond to Hurricane SandySubscriber Access Only

Reaching out after the storm

Flooded streets. Uprooted Trees. Downed power lines. A growing death toll. The severity and scope of the devastation from Hurricane Sandy is, in New ...

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