Politics+Current Affairs

Inside Evangelicalism—On Being Black and Tired… Yet Hopeful
The problem of the color line remains.
After Baptism Gone Wrong, Court Weakens Church Protections
Oklahoma Supreme Court says membership matters most in tortured ex-Muslim’s lawsuit.
“Family Win” and How Our Churches Care for Each Other and the World
If the whole family doesn’t win, no one wins.
Behavioral Science Catches Up to the Bible
Research is confirming ancient wisdom about human nature. But can it really make us better people?
Political Exegesis: On Mulligans and Turning Cheeks
What Tony Perkins gets almost right and Jerry Falwell Jr. gets wrong.
Sam Brownback Finally Confirmed as America’s Religious Freedom Ambassador
After a tight Senate vote, evangelicals are celebrating the Kansas governor’s new role.
How Protestant Churches Are Involved with Adoption and Foster Care
Survey finds nondenominational ones are most active. But half of churchgoers say their church doesn’t mention either issue.
Unapologetically Pro-Life—From the Moment of Conception Until the Last Breath on Earth
Being pro-life goes from the womb to the tomb, and Christians need to be unapologetic about those values.
Bolivia’s President Revokes Evangelism Restrictions
Evo Morales announces on national TV that controversial criminal code will be scrapped.
How Poetry Might Change the Pro-Life Debate
The moral imagination of literature speaks volumes.
The Year Science Took Over the Pro-Life Movement
Even the technology touted at 2018’s March for Life can divide the cause when it comes to abortion policy.
Overreach Is the Part of Obama’s Legacy That Trump Should Undo. And He Is.
HHS Announces New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division
It’s Official: Trump Turns HHS from Pro-Life Antagonist to Advocate
Department of Health and Human Services reverses Obama-era policies on Planned Parenthood funding.
Are Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Women Any Closer to Finding Common Ground?
A year after the first Women’s March, politics continue to splinter the women’s movement.
These Trump Advisers Want a Dreamers Deal Enough to Meet with Nancy Pelosi
Evangelicals join the push for protection for young immigrants.
New HHS Division Defends Pro-Life Health Care Workers
Under Trump, federal policy keeps shifting away from abortion rights in favor of religious conscience protections.
The Church’s Response to the Opioid Crisis: Practical Tool Kit for Faith-Based Leaders
A new resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Bolivia Makes Evangelism a Crime
Evangelicals ‘deeply worried’ about socialist government’s changes to penal code.
The Calling | 27 min
Jenny Yang Is Bringing Humanity to the Political Discussion
World Relief's vice president of advocacy and policy wants political issues to hit closer to home.
Why I’ve Spent Half My Life Helping North Korea
Despite political and military tensions in the region, the director of Christian Friends of Korea is committed to medical ministry.
Why the US Thinks Restricting International Adoptions Will Save Them
Why the US Thinks Restricting International Adoptions Will Save Them
Experts debate State Department strategy to let the little children come less.
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