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What Will the End of the Offering Plate Mean for Christian Worship?

Passing the plate has a short history. It may have a short future, too.

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Red, White and Blue: The Colors of an Unaccompanied Child’s Journey to America

A story of the children behind the headlines of America’s immigration crisis.

Martin Luther King and the eternal truth of ‘social issues’

The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks in Eutaw, Ala., in this June 1965 photo. (The Associated Press — … Continued

The war on terror and the war for hearts and minds

A few days ago, I had the honor of accompanying former Pakistani Ambassador to Great Britain Akbar Ahmed to the … Continued

Myrlie Evers-Williams gives invocation at President Obama inauguration (full transcript)

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 21: Myrlie Evers-Williams gives the invocation as U.S. President Barack Obama looks … Continued

Can the First Husband talk about marriage?

The election night victory photograph tweeted by President Obama’s campaign captured it all: The Obamas wrapped in one another’s arms, … Continued

U-Va. sociology professor: Parenting in red, blue and purple America

BLOOMBERG President Obama looks over the crowd as he prepares to leave the stage after making an acceptance speech during … Continued

Immigration reform: Hispanic values voters and the agenda of the Lamb

GETTY IMAGES Presidential candidates President Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Our commitment, as people of strong faith, is … Continued

Romney wins on style and substance, changing the election

GETTY IMAGES President Obama walks away from Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney after the presidential debate at … Continued

Bishop McKenzie speaks at DNC, remembers Barbara Jordan

GETTY IMAGES Bishop Vashti McKenzie presents the credentials committee report from co-chairs during day one of the Democratic National Convention … Continued

Paul Ryan is one of us

Joshua Roberts BLOOMBERG Representative Paul Ryan, Republican from Wisconsin, chairman of the House Budget Committee and Mitt Romney’s running mate. … Continued

The 11 most important religion and politics findings of 2011

As 2011 draws to a close, it’s hard to pick just a few highlights from a year full of exciting … Continued

Occupy Wall Street #OWS: the American Dream 2.0

FREDERIC J. BROWN AFP/GETTY IMAGES Protesters shout slogans while holding banners in Los Angeles. So much of what is broken … Continued

Martin Luther King Jr., the preacher

The Associated Press AP The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks in Eutaw, Ala., in this June 1965 photo. … Continued

Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition: Five Republicans fight for the faith(ful) in Iowa

The 2012 Republican Presidential race for conservative Christian hearts and minds and votes got off to an unbelievable start yesterday–really, … Continued

We need a new Social Gospel: the moral imperative of collective bargaining

Where is Walter Rauschenbusch, the great theological voice of the Social Gospel, today? Well, he’s been in Madison, WI and … Continued

Ten most significant cultural trends of the last decade

By Andy Crouch Ten years is a very short time. As I reflect on the world in 2011 compared to … Continued

You cannot serve God and wealth

Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell this weekend attended the annual conservative Values Voters summit in Washington, DC. There, she … Continued

Tea Party is secular wing of GOP

Delaware GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell this weekend attended the annual conservative Values Voters summit in Washington, DC. There, she … Continued

Imam Rauf can learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, terrorism analyst Evan Kohlmann said that anti-Muslim rhetoric in America is bad news … Continued