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(CORRECTION) 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

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

Hearings? For what reason?

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, will begin holding hearings Thursday on “the extent of … Continued

Should we worship in black and white?

By David Waters A new study confirms what most of us know every time we go to church and look … Continued

Tea Party anger not new

What is the Tea Party? I think the Tea Party is a group of people angry at the government and … Continued

Human condition makes healing impossible

After 9/11 President Bush reminded Americans that the attack was the work of a few terrorists and not the Muslim … Continued

Thank God for liberation theology

In the wake of his weekend rally, Glenn Beck kept up the drumbeat of criticism about President Obama’s religion, calling … Continued

Mosque at Ground Zero a troubling thought

A mosque near ground zero? The New York City community board endorsed the Cordoba House, a community center and mosque … Continued

African Americans finding mission fields at home and overseas

By Eugene Scottjournalist One weekend earlier this year, I found myself in the Kinoya neighborhood just outside of Suva, Fiji’s … Continued

Who are the Immigrants in Arizona?

By Jeremy BurtonSenior Vice President of Philanthropic Initiatives Jewish Funds for Justice Every Sunday school child knows that the Judeo-Christian … Continued

Bible commands us to welcome the stranger

Q: Illegal immigrants are flouting U.S. laws, but does affluent America (or Arizona for that matter) have a larger moral … Continued