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The National Black Church Initiative With Its 34,000 Churches Supports Rep. Dr. Andy Harris and the Republican Party To Kill the DC Assisted-Suicide Law

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, with over 800 local churches in the District of Columbia congratulates Jason Chaffetz, Rep. Dr. Andy Harris and the other Republicans in the House Committee on Oversight and Government

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Citing “Major Moral Problems”, the National Black Church Initiative Expresses Support For the AME Council of Bishops’ Open Letter To the NAACP

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 Churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, agrees with the AME Council of Bishops in that the NAACP organizational structure, governance, the issues surrounding transparency, the infighting, its support of the cigarette and liquor industries and

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Walter Shaub, Government Ethics Director Who Fought With Trump, Resigns

The ethics watchdog who has badgered the Trump administration for months about conflicts of interest says he is leaving the federal government. (more…)

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Dr. Michael Brown Tells Christians: Don’t Sell Your Soul In Defense of President Trump….To Do So Is To Lose All Credibility Before a Watching World

I'm all for defending our president when he's the subject of unjust attacks. And as a follower of Jesus, I voted for him, despite my misgivings. I'm also very happy to point out the many good things he has already done as president. But I will not sacrifice my ethics

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“Wonder Woman” Depicts the Need for Christian Transhumanism

Superheroes have always served as metaphors for the nuances of human behavior. The starkest dichotomies of these distinctions represent our hopes and fears of what humanity could potentially become through enhanced good or evil. Ironically, such artistic expressions are presently positioned to look like humanity's self-fulfilling prophesies, a result of

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White Supremacy and Racism Are ‘Anti-Christ,’ Russell Moore Tells Southern Baptists At Annual Convention

The president of the Southern Baptist Convention's policy wing called white supremacy and blood and soil racism "anti-Christ doctrines," and urged all Baptists to be "a sign of contradiction to the world." (more…)

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New Study Documents the Experiences of African American Christian Counseling Students with LGB Clients

A new study looks at the experiences of African American Christian counseling students from the Black church as they seek to balance their faith and ethical responsibilities in working with lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) clients. (more…)

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On The Eve of a HBO Movie About Henrietta Lacks Starring Oprah Winfrey, An Ugly Feud Consumes the Family

The email from her sister said “Read Now!” so Veronica Spencer sat right down to open it. (more…)

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James Dobson Says Attacks on Vice-President Mike Pence for Refusing To Be Alone with Another Woman Without his Wife Are ‘Stupidest I Have Heard’

American evangelical Christian author James Dobson has branded the media and the left's attacks on Vice President Mike Pence for not eating alone with other women as some of the "stupidest" he has ever heard. (more…)

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Ivanka Trump Gets West Wing Office and Access to Classified Information

Cementing her role as a powerful White House influence, Ivanka Trump is working out of a West Wing office and will get access to classified information, though she is not technically serving as a government employee, according to an attorney for the first daughter. (more…)

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Says ‘I Will Recuse Myself’ If Necessary

Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied meeting with Russian officials during the course of the presidential election to discuss the Trump campaign, he told NBC News in exclusive remarks early Thursday. (more…)

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New Public Religion Research Institute Poll Shows More Than 70% of White Evangelicals Now Say Personal Immorality Does Not Disqualify Elected Officials

A new Public Religion Research Institute poll out this week found that most Americans—61 percent—say personal immorality does not disqualify public officials from carrying out their duties ethically. Five years ago, only 44 percent agreed. The most dramatic change was among white evangelicals. More than 70 percent of them say

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