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The Reluctant Patron Saint of Asian-American Christianity

The evangelical leader could revitalize Asian American Christianity — if only he would own his ethnic identity.

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Street Evangelism and Ashes

When I took church to the streets of San Francisco’s Mission District, I found God was already there.

The Nats need me

(Toni L. Sandys/THE WASHINGTON POST) As the Washington Nationals struggle to claw their way above .500 in winning percentage, fans … 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

Religious leaders see ‘tragedy’ and justice in Supreme Court gay marriage decisions

Same-sex marriage supporter Vin Testa of the District waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Bill O’Leary / … Continued

Summer Solstice, embracing change

(AP Photo/Dan Joling) Once again, the wheel of the year turns and brings us around to Solstice, the longest day … Continued

After the NSA revelations, is there any faith left?

In this April 21, 2009 file photo, U.S. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, speaks at … Continued

Catholic Church still plagued by cardinal sin

View Photo Gallery: Cardinals from around the world gathered inside the Vatican for their first round of meetings before the conclave … Continued

At Superbowl 2013, ‘God made a farmer’

With a voice-over from radio broadcaster Paul Harvey’s 1978 speech at the Future Farmer’s of America convention, Ram trucks delivered … Continued

‘Jihad’ ads comes to DC Metro

An ad from the “#MyJihad” campaign sponsored by the Chicago office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Chicago). Ads will … Continued

Unnatural disasters

Natural disasters can bring out people’s best. As Hurricane Sandy roared across the Northeast, people joined together to pile sandbags; … Continued

Lessons from the Bible: Dealing with health crises old and new

Around 2,600 years ago the biblical prophet, Jeremiah, lamented over the problems facing the children of Israel, not the least … Continued

Prepare to chill out D.C.: Spiritual mega-teacher Eckhart Tolle makes first appearance

Just in time. Spiritual celeb-guru Eckhart Tolle is appearing in Washington next week for the first time – one night … Continued

Prominent black clergy support Maryland same-sex marriage

Hamil R. Harris The Rev. Delman Coates, pastor of Mount Ennon Baptist Church in Clinton, Md., talks about the campaign … Continued

Sept. 11, 2001: Eleven years later, American Muslims are victims

AP Flags set on display by students at Norwich University in Northfield Vt. are seen on the upper parade ground … Continued

David Wolpe: Circumcision is ‘far from disfigurement’

AP A bris in San Francisco is celebrated by family members in May 2011. In the wake of the ruling … Continued

Why we (still) need the Catholic Church

Cindy Yamanaka, AP Laura DeRosa of Mission Viejo, center, prays at the Mission Basilica in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. on … Continued

From Harvey Milk to the White House: Gay marriage evolutions

ASSOCIATED PRESS Harvey Milk poses in front of his camera shop in San Francisco in this Nov. 9, 1977 photo. … Continued

Proposition 8 and the new religious reality

Lea Suzuki AP Supporters of gay marriage react outside the James R. Browning United States Courthouse after a federal appeals … Continued

Prop 8 unconstitutional: The sanctity of marriage equality

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES A same-sex couple holds hands during a press conference at San Francisco City Hall on February … Continued