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Skip political endorsements in church, most Americans say

Eight in 10 U.S. adults say it is inappropriate for pastors to endorse a candidate in church, and three-quarters say churches should steer clear of endorsements, according to a report by LifeWay Research.

       
Few Protestant pastors asked to perform same-sex weddings

Few Protestant pastors asked to perform same-sex weddings

More than 100,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages nationwide last year, but few Protestant pastors officiated at the ceremonies.

       
Coalition urges defeat of California education bill

Coalition urges defeat of California education bill

A multi-faith coalition urged California legislators to abandon a bill it says would violate religious freedom in higher education.

       
Most churchgoers are hearing politics from the pulpit

Most churchgoers hear politics from the pulpit

Most American churchgoers are hearing politics from the pulpits of their churches during this presidential election season, a new survey reveals.

       
Voter registration on faith groups’ to-do lists

Voter registration on faith groups’ to-do lists

Religious groups ranging from black Protestants to Latino evangelicals to Reform Jews are gearing up for massive voter-registration activities to boost turnout on Election Day.

       
Can Hillary Clinton close the God gap?

Can Hillary Clinton close the God gap in America?

Some political observers see this as an opportune time for Democrats to reclaim religious voters.

       
Evangelicals gather for prayer rally in Washington

Evangelicals gather for Washington prayer rally

Evangelical Christians converged on the nation’s capital for a prayer rally on one of the hottest days of the summer.

       
Evangelicals differ from most Americans on transgender morality

Evangelicals differ from most Americans on transgender morality

A survey of 1,000 Americans by LifeWay Research finds six in 10 Americans don’t believe it is morally wrong for people to identify with a gender different from the sex they were assigned at birth.

       
White evangelicals overwhelmingly back Trump, survey says

White evangelicals overwhelmingly back Trump, survey says

Donald Trump has been married three times, spoken lewdly about his daughter’s body and doesn’t seem to know his Bible. Yet white evangelical voters are flocking to him.

       
Baptist group argues government money should not fund churches

Baptist group argues government money should not fund churches

Preventing taxpayer money from funding churches is a key protection for religious liberty, according to a brief the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty filed at the U.S. Supreme Court.

       
Care for refugees first; conversion a possibility later

Care for refugees first; conversion a possibility later

Evangelism is the lifeblood of evangelical Christians, but some say service is, too. While both may drive their efforts as they reach refugees, care comes before—and, sometimes, without—conversion.

       
White evangelicals say U.S. no longer a Christian nation

White evangelicals say U.S. no longer a Christian nation

Nearly six out of 10 white evangelical Protestants believe the United States has been a Christian nation but is not now.

       
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Trump to evangelicals: “I’m so on your side, I’m a tremendous believer”

When Donald Trump met with almost 1,000 evangelical leaders, he touted his Christian credentials, calling himself a "tremendous believer."

       
Number of ‘Islamophobic groups’ reaches new high, Muslim group reports

Number of ‘Islamophobic groups’ reaches new high, Muslim group says

A Muslim civil rights organization says a record number of groups are spreading hatred of Muslims and have raised more than $200 million since 2008.

       
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Ali made the world “a better place,” pastor tells Louisville mourners

“What set (Muhammad Ali) apart was the way in which he poured out his heart through nonviolent action and deed to fight for a better world. And he indeed succeeded in making our world a better place.” — Louisville pastor Jason Crosby

       
 
 
 
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