San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in 2016. Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow kneels on the sidelines before a playoff football game in 2012. (Stephan Savoia/Associated Press)

Tim Tebow and Colin Kaepernick: Two Kneeling Football Players Represent the Bifurcation of American...

At a rally Friday in Huntsville, Ala., President Trump called on NFL owners to release players who took a knee during the national anthem like...

Dowd: ‘Scary’ Zuckerberg Has a Lot to Answer for After Russians Used Facebook Ads...

by Maureen Dowd The idea of Mark Zuckerberg running for president was always sort of scary. But now it’s really scary, given what we’ve discovered about...

Larry Elder Says ‘Uncle Tom’ is More Destructive than the ‘N-word’

by Larry Elder The pejorative "Uncle Tom" causes more damage than does the word "n-----." The "N-word," when used by a white person as an epithet...
President Trump / Paul Manafort

Judge Andrew Napolitano Says President Trump May Not Have ‘Grasped the Gravity of Legal...

by Judge Andrew P. Napolitano The Donald Trump I know is a smart guy who often thinks a few steps ahead of those whose will he...
Winston-Salem’s Confederate statue stands outside the former Forsyth County Courthouse on Fourth Street downtown, which has been converted to private apartments. Erected by the James B. Gordon Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1905 and still owned by the UDC, the statue stands on ground owned by Forsyth County and maintained by the city of Winston-Salem. (David Rolfe/Journal)

Dr. Richard Land Says Debate Over Display of Confederate Monuments Should be Decided by...

by Richard Land Today is "Constitution Day," the day when the nation commemorates the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia,...

Pastor Kevin DeYoung Shares 8 Differences Between Protestants and Catholics and Why They Still...

by Kevin DeYoung Ask a serious Protestant today what is the biggest threat to orthodox Christianity today, and he might mention cultural hostilities, the sexual...

Florida Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin: In the Midst of Uncontrollable Disasters, All We Can Do...

RNS Editor’s note: Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin texted us this column from Hollywood, Florida, where he and his congregants, like the majority in the state, don’t...
Donald Trump, seen here Sunday in a teleconference with FEMA about Irma, has finally learned to be presidential

Piers Morgan: Harvey and Irma Made Trump Presidential, Reminded Media of What it Should...

by Piers Morgan Natural disasters are great levellers, figuratively and literally. They spare nobody, regardless of wealth or colour, background or creed. Billionaire tycoon Sir Richard Branson...

Mark D. Tooley on Paula White & God Appointing Kings and Presidents

Florida preacher and Trump spiritual adviser Paula White on Saturday clarified earlier comments implying Trump as president has special divine anointing. When discussing Trump last...

Black Conservative Tells What It’s Like to Be Smeared by the Southern Poverty Law...

Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, was to testify before the House Homeland Security Committee about threats posed by domestic extremist...

Alan Bean says the White Evangelical Megachurch Bubble Is About to Burst: What Will...

“The government is not the solution for any problem at all,” Jonathan Stickland told the crowd at Gateway Church as Hurricane Harvey closed in...
Golfers in Oregon play against the backdrop of raging wildfires.

‘It Sure as Hell Feels Like the End Times Are Getting in a Few...

by Henry Fountain Vicious hurricanes all in a row, one having swamped Houston and another about to buzz through Florida after ripping up the Caribbean. Wildfires...

Study Shows People Who Keep Track of Political News Are Less Happy Than Those...

by Christian Schneider If you're reading this column, you're probably pretty miserable. (You're only one sentence in — trust me, it gets worse.) You see, if you clicked...

Black Army Captain, Who Lived in Robert E. Lee Barracks at West Point, Praises...

by Timothy Berry I witnessed the opening of the new Benjamin O. Davis barracks last month at the United States Military Academy at West Point. The timing of the...
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy Admiral Vladimir Korolev at the Navy Day parade in St. Petersburg, Russia, July 30, 2017. REUTERS/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool

Officials Worried that Russia’s September War Games Are Cover for Military Attack

by Peter Apps September will be a nervous month in Eastern Europe. On September 14, Russia will unleash what may be its largest military exercise since the...

Man Behind Nashville Statement Says It’s Not About Politics, but About ‘Keeping Christianity Weird’

There is an apocryphal saying often attributed to Martin Luther that says this: “If I profess with the loudest voice and clearest exposition every portion of the...

USA Today Says Even if Joel Osteen Is Telling the Truth and Did the...

It’s easy to point out the hypocrisy of some churches, especially a church like Joel Osteen’s Lakewood, which says it has the largest regularly-used...

Max Lucado: 3 Lessons We Can Learn from Hurricane Harvey

by Max Lucado Sunday morning was already odd. Rather than stand before the church to speak, I sat in front of the television and watched...

What White Supremacists and Islamic Extremists Have in Common

by Muhammad Fraser-Rahim and Muna Adil  In the aftermath of Charlottesville, white American evangelical Christians have been forced to confront their position on the extremist element within...

Michael Brown Calls the Southern Poverty Law Center ‘the Most Dangerous Hate Group in...

by Michael Brown Which is more insidious, the enemy that you recognize or the enemy that appears to be your friend? Which is more dangerous,...