In the wake of Doug Jones’ election to the Alabama Senate seat, “it turns out that black Christians, not white evangelicals, are the story.”
By Larycia Hawkins / Religion News Service
As the word “evangelical” has seemingly become synonymous with “white Republican,” Christians of all kinds debate continuing to identify themselves with that label.
By Julie Zauzmer and Sarah Pulliam Bailey / The Washington Post
Many American Evangelicals are quick to manufacture a war on Christmas, but reticent to actually enter the Christmas story. (Baptist News Global)
By Jonathan Davis / Baptist News Global
What role did Christian nationalism play in the recent election of Democrat Doug Jones over Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race? (The Washington Post)
By Sarah Pulliam Bailey / The Washington Post
“As mission-driven Christians who live in a market-driven culture, we need the reflective disciplines of Advent.”
By Barry Howard / Center for Healthy Churches
In light of the looming Masterpiece Cakeshop court case, where a Colorado bakery refused service to a same-sex couple, Tom Krattenmaker wonders what the court’s decision will mean for religious liberty in the U.S.
By Tom Krattenmaker / Religion News Service
If the Johnson Amendment is repealed as part of new tax legislation, John L. Seidel fears that “churches would become super-PACs. All in the name of religious freedom.”
By Andrew L. Seidel / Religion News Service
When it comes to the conflation of politics and Christianity, what issues seem to matter most?
By John G. Stackhouse Jr. / Religion News Service
Personal stories are what often separate real abuse and neglect from that which is imagined, and we have to get this right. (Baptist News Global)
By Corey Fields / Baptist News Global
Will evangelical resilience survive the age of Trump? (The New York Times)
By Ross Douthat / The New York Times
Will a “Third Great Awakening” ever occur in the U.S.? According to Bill Stevens, that’s dependent on a “big if.”
By Bill Stevens
If the Johnson Amendment is repealed, will churches become even more partisan and politicized?
By Barkley Thompson, Tommy Williams and Steve Wells / Houston Chronicle