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Assemblies of God defies denominational decline

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Assemblies of God, a denomination rooted in rural and small town America, appears to have leaped … Continued

COMMENTARY: After Hurricane Katrina, two congregations take a chance

RNS () — When Marguerite La Joy Washington, a freshman at Dillard University, was gunned down in New Orleans, it … Continued

Chris Matthews shows us how to talk about race

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Is anyone noticing the remarkable journey Chris Matthews … Continued

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Chris Matthews shows us how to talk about race

We can’t bring Trayvon Martin back from the dead. But those of us who are white can begin to have these conversations with people of color about what life is like in “colored” America.

What Martin Luther King, Jr. did in Birmingham Jail: The prophet unbound

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. was finishing up the “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” The “letter” was his answer … Continued

Born again, or born anew?

This is the story of a fundamentalist Christian, turned decidedly … unfundamentalist. For a long time, the “certainties” of religious … Continued

Moving forward requires letting go of the past

Comparing today with yesterday is a popular yet pointless pastime. For one thing, we rarely remember yesterday accurately. More to … Continued

Former white supremacist sheds hate and embraces Christianity

RIVES TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two years ago, Chris Simpson led a white pride march. Six months ago, he abandoned the … Continued

Why are evangelicals supporting immigration reform?

Americans believe there’s too much religion talk in the public sphere, and these days, it’s especially easy to be cynical. … Continued

10 minutes with … Joanna Brooks

Joanna Brooks is not what most people imagine when they think “Mormon.” She is too liberal to support fellow Mormon … Continued