Social Justice, Critical Race Theory, Marxism, and Biblical Ethics

Social Justice, Critical Race Theory, Marxism, and Biblical Ethics

Dr. Kelly Hamren is an assistant professor of English at Liberty University. Her dissertation focused on twentieth-century Russian poetry, with an emphasis on the...
Mystery ‘COVID-19 Exposure Logging’ function ‘appears in settings on iPhones and Android devices’

Mystery ‘COVID-19 Exposure Logging’ function ‘appears in settings on iPhones and Android devices’

A MYSTERY "COVID-19 Exposure Logging" function has appeared in settings on iPhones and Android devices. COVID-19 Exposure Logging can be accessed by iPhone and Android...
How a mutant coronavirus strain dominated the world: Scientists discover change to COVID-19 variant that lets it copy itself more efficiently – making it more infectious (but not more deadly)

How a mutant coronavirus strain dominated the world: Scientists discover change to COVID-19 variant...

A small change to a variant of the novel coronavirus has helped it better copy itself but not make it more deadly, a new...
Death of Megachurch Pastor Darrin Patrick Officially Ruled a Suicide

Death of Megachurch Pastor Darrin Patrick Officially Ruled a Suicide

Megachurch pastor Darrin Patrick’s cause of death has officially been ruled a suicide, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department. Patrick died May 7 in Pacific,...
Top Vatican Investigator on Sex Abuse Says Church Must Empower Victims

Top Vatican Investigator on Sex Abuse Says Church Must Empower Victims

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis issued his historic document, “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You are the...
International Mission Board Workers Share Nothing but Blood of Jesus Can Heal

International Mission Board Workers Share Nothing but Blood of Jesus Can Heal

SOUTHEAST ASIA (BP) -- In a dimly lit wooden home, a paralyzed man shares the story of his paralysis, his time with a witchdoctor,...
Book Review: ‘The Myth of the American Dream: Reflections on Affluence, Autonomy, Safety, and Power’ by D. L. Mayfield

Book Review: ‘The Myth of the American Dream: Reflections on Affluence, Autonomy, Safety, and...

Review by Abigail Murrish, who lives in Norwood, Ohio, where she works for her church and curates the newsletter “Given Appetites.” You can subscribe...
Tabitha McDuffee on Our Advocacy Should Reflect God’s Beauty

Tabitha McDuffee on Our Advocacy Should Reflect God’s Beauty

Tabitha McDuffee is a writer and student living in Southern California. She blogs at TabithaMcDuffee.com and is completing her master’s degree in refugee protection and forced...
Keeping Safe While Serving, Church Groups Tackle Pandemic and Protests

Keeping Safe While Serving, Church Groups Tackle Pandemic and Protests

The Rev. Traci Blackmon was at home outside of St. Louis when a local hospital called. It had been sending people with mild coronavirus...
The Street Corner Where George Floyd Was Killed Has Become a Christian Revivalist Site

The Street Corner Where George Floyd Was Killed Has Become a Christian Revivalist Site

In the month since George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer, the scene of his death has become a sprawling unofficial gathering...
The Black Faith Leaders at the Forefront of Public Health Crises

The Black Faith Leaders at the Forefront of Public Health Crises

In 1989, Dr. Pernessa Seele, in her new position as an immunologist at Harlem Hospital, started witnessing her patients die of HIV/AIDS with no...
Forget the fireworks! Thunder Moon will rise on July 4 and pass through Earth’s shadow providing a partial penumbral eclipse

Forget the fireworks! Thunder Moon will rise on July 4 and pass through Earth’s...

Space is set to put on an out of this world show in celebration of America's Independence Day. On July 4, a Thunder Moon will...
Black Man Dies of Coronavirus After Texas Hospital Ends His Treatment Due to His Disability

Black Man Dies of Coronavirus After Texas Hospital Ends His Treatment Due to His...

Michael Hickson, a man paralyzed three years ago after suffering a cardiac arrest, died June 11 after St. David’s South Austin Medical Center in...
Black-Owned Businesses See Sales Surge Amid Reckoning Over Racism

Black-Owned Businesses See Sales Surge Amid Reckoning Over Racism

BOSTON (AP) — When Mahdi Hashemian was looking for a bicycle for his 7-year-old daughter Zeynab last week, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident decided to...
Illinois Church Engages Next Generation in Missions

Illinois Church Engages Next Generation in Missions

ROBINSON, Ill. -- The purpose of Highland Avenue Baptist Church is to spread the Gospel, Pastor Dwight McDaniel said. This starts with allocating 13 percent...
Beka Horton, Who Developed Abeka Christian School Curriculum, Dies at 90

Beka Horton, Who Developed Abeka Christian School Curriculum, Dies at 90

Beka Horton, the “Beka” of A Beka Book and the cofounder of Pensacola Christian Academy and Pensacola Christian College, died on June 27 at the age...
How a Reformed Facebook Group’s Private Comments Turned Into a Public Dispute

How a Reformed Facebook Group’s Private Comments Turned Into a Public Dispute

In an era when swift social media reactions and public repudiations offer an instantaneous form of rebuke and discipline, what role does the church...
The Gospel Takes Center Stage in ‘Hamilton’

The Gospel Takes Center Stage in ‘Hamilton’

If not for the outbreak of COVID-19, the wildly successful Broadway musical Hamilton would embark on its fourth tour this fall. Instead—to the delight of fans...
How Churches Talk About Racism, Police Brutality, and Black Lives Matter

How Churches Talk About Racism, Police Brutality, and Black Lives Matter

On Sunday, Dr. Kenneth Kemp took his place at the pulpit and read a Bible story about Abraham, his wife Sarah, and Sarah’s Egyptian...
Southern Baptists Defend Outgoing Executive Committee Chairman Amid Accusations of Racism and Dispute Over Bylaws

Southern Baptists Defend Outgoing Executive Committee Chairman Amid Accusations of Racism and Dispute Over...

Southern Baptist leaders are defending their outgoing Executive Committee chairman, who was tarred as a racist on social media following a misunderstanding over how...