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Who would God discriminate against?

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act would protect gay, lesbian and transgender Americans from workplace discrimination.

Hollywood looks to the Bible for screenplay potential

NEW YORK — Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as source material for upcoming mainstream films: the Bible. … Continued

Christians in Middle East: U.S. attack on Syria would be detrimental

NEW YORK — As the Obama administration considers a strike in response to recent chemical attacks, the head of a … Continued

Newest ‘Values Voters’ adversary to America: The Emergent Church.

RNS () — Christian conservatives who think Satan is using communism and Islam to bring down America can add a … Continued

Beneath stereotypes, a stressful life for preachers’ kids

The day Franklin Graham was born, he received a telegram. “Welcome to this sin-sick world,” the Western Union message said, … Continued

Q&A with Greg Laurie about prayer in times of grief

Pastor Greg Laurie knows a thing or two about prayer in tough times. The honorary chairman of this year’s National … Continued

Joel Osteen ministry: Pastor not leaving the church, cites a ‘false rumor’

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “It is a false rumor: Pastor Joel is not leaving the church. -JOM Team” -Joel Osteen’s … Continued

Obama recalls Holy Land trip at Easter Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON — As he gathered with clergy at the White House Friday (April 5), President Obama recounted personal details of … Continued

Activists scold U.S. over prison imprisoned in Iran

WASHINGTON — Religious freedom activists scolded the U.S. State Department for not appearing at a hearing Friday (March 15) on … Continued

For aging religious leaders, is it still ‘till death us do part’?

When aging religious leaders reach the top echelons of temporal and spiritual power, their followers have a certain expectation: Till … Continued

Bishop Eddie Long sued over alleged Ponzi scheme

Atlanta megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long is facing a suit from former parishioners who say he encouraged them to invest … Continued

How the Antichrist reflects an era’s anxieties

Every age needs an Antichrist. Protestant Reformers picked the papacy as their embodiment of evil. American colonists chose King George … Continued

Christianity after Louie Giglio

Jason Merritt GETTY IMAGES Louie Giglio arrives at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, … Continued

Obama’s use of Scripture has elements of Lincoln, King

President Obama will publicly take the oath of office with Bibles once owned by his political heroes, Abraham Lincoln and … Continued

Pastor pulls out of inauguration over anti-gay sermon

The evangelical pastor chosen by President Obama to deliver the benediction at his inauguration ceremonies withdrew on Thursday (Jan. 10) … Continued

Newtown shootings renew questions about evil and suffering

“Oh, God!” That cry has echoed ever since news of the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, … Continued

Commission suggests ways to keep closer eye on lavish ministries

A special commission created by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability has called for clearer IRS guidance and greater involvement … Continued

Uganda, AIDS, God and gays: Rick Warren and a punch in the nose

AP Filipinos release into the air paper lanterns to mark World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, 2012 at the Heroes … Continued

The presidential debates: Religion? Anyone?

Marvin Joseph/The Post and Melina Mara/The Post President Barack attends a campaign event at Bowling Green State University in Bowling … Continued

What does it mean to offer a prayer?

GETTY IMAGES People hold hands as they pray during the invocation during day two of the Democratic National Convention on … Continued