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D.C. clergy join push to change Redskins name

WASHINGTON — The Oneida Indian Nation’s campaign against the Washington pro football club’s team name picked up new supporters this … Continued

Yale’s humanists lose bid for campus recognition

RNS () — A newly formed humanist group at Yale University suffered a setback when the school’s broader religious community … Continued

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Coming Out As Transgender and Christian

Last week an Azusa professor revealed that he is a transgender person who is going through a divorce from as he seeks a legal name change and gender transition.

COMMENTARY: Stepping in when politicians step aside

POLAND, Ohio — A straggle of kids came up for children’s time at Poland Presbyterian Church, a 211-year-old congregation established … Continued

COMMENTARY: Somebody else’s problem

RNS () — IBM’s decision to cut loose 110,000 retirees from its company health plan continues a disturbing trend toward … Continued

I believe in a God who created Trayvon Martin and Oscar Grant to “have life, and have it abundantly.”

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Flashing lights caught my attention that night. I … Continued

Crowds recall the faith that animated MLK’s unfinished dream

WASHINGTON — Fifty years to the day after Martin Luther King Jr. knocked on the nation’s conscience with his dream, … Continued

Martin Luther King, Jr., had a dream. We have work to do.

Martin Luther King Jr. seen during his “I Have a Dream” speech.AP Fifty years ago today, Martin Luther King, Jr., … Continued

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What transgender people teach us about God, and our humanity

“Ultimately, the transgender question is about more than just sex. It’s about what it means to be human.” Russell D. … Continued

New book recounts church gardening as peacemaking ministry

BREVARD, N.C. — Fred Bahnson’s first bit of advice when he started planning a church garden eight years ago came … Continued