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David Reiter allegedly skimmed money from a Pennsylvania Presbyterian church for years -- while playing an active role in his faith community.
The defeat in the Senate of the “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act was a major victory — one brought about through
These are basic choices that are not just political, but moral.
The new liturgy will come into effect on Wednesday.
You might have heard of the comic book superheroes, The X-Men, but have you heard of the X Club? In the late 19th century the group met for dinner once a month in London. Members won the prestigious Copley and Royal medals for scientific achievement. Two were knighted. They were scientific superheroes.
With vivid clarity, I remember the moment I first talked with Jack Rogers. I had just moved to Pasadena, California. As a
Black and brown lives matter more than white feelings.
For many who champion divestment, it is seen as something both symbolic and substantial. For those who argue against divesting, a key argument is that investing is a way to maintain a voice and influence discovery and innovation around cleaner forms of energy.
I loved recess. When I was young, schools didn't have a name for Attention Deficit Disorder, much less tolerance for it. So
On Sunday, many Christians celebrated Pentecost, the day in the Liturgical Calendar when the Holy Sprit descends to earth. It is often called the birthday of the church and is timed 50 days after Easter.
Donald Trump is often accused of dividing Americans through his name-calling and tough talk about women, immigrants, and President Obama. But he is succeeding in uniting one group in a way that I never dreamed possible: Christians.
Monday: Contact a person with whom I've lost touch Easter has arrived and the long journey of Lent is over. At church on
What is, at first glance, most surprising to me is that Trump is winning among religious voters. Can anyone imagine Jesus Christ saying the things that Donald says or using the tone that Donald uses or grimacing with Donald's snide face?
Donald Trump went to a service at a Presbyterian Church in Iowa last Sunday and said that his faith meant "a lot" to him. I'm glad that he considers himself to be a Presbyterian -- not because he is a good one, but because he needs the perspective of the denomination.
Predicting the future is fraught with difficulty in the rapidly changing, competitive marketplace of American religion. But the prospects for a turnaround in mainline Protestantism are growing fainter as the movement enters its second half-century of precipitous decline.
Conservative Catholics have a right to their opinions, but many of us in liberal Protestant churches would dispute their contention that we have abandoned key elements of Christian belief and practice.
With the letter to Donald Trump that was sent out last week, the "Jesus was not political" faction of our dear Presbyterian Church (USA) must be flipping out!