(RNS) — Providing support to separated families is one way faith-based agencies normally tasked with welcoming refugees got involved in the crisis at the border.
Author - Emily McFarlan Miller
Emily McFarlan Miller is a national reporter for RNS based in Chicago. She covers evangelical and mainline Protestant Christianity.
SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (RNS) — Just one night before, church leaders had stood on the same stage to announce that their lead pastor and elder board were stepping down to give the church a 'fresh start.'
CHICAGO (RNS) — ‘We exhort Bill (Hybels) to acknowledge his sin and publicly apologize,’ said elder Missy Rasmussen.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Steve Carter is the most recent person to distance himself from Willow Creek Community Church as allegations against its founder, Bill Hybels, come to light.
Congregants pray over the Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber during her farewell service at House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver on July 8, 2018. Photo courtesy of the Rev. Theresa S. Thames
(RNS) — Fewer adults are attending religious services in the United States, but that’s not necessarily because they don’t believe.
(RNS) — A lack of books and other resources for progressive Christian families is why Daneen Akers recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to write a children’s book of her own, 'Holy Troublemakers and Unconventional Saints.'
CHICAGO (RNS) — The ELCA has elected the largest number of female bishops in one year to lead the mainline denomination.
(RNS) — The secretary of state said his department is 'concerned anytime any country attempts to interfere with religious freedom of any individual anyplace and anywhere.'
(RNS) — Court documents are giving United Methodists the first peek at proposed plans to avoid a split in the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States.
(RNS) — Their conclusions correspond with what Muslim civil rights and advocacy groups are hearing, too.
(RNS) — Perhaps more surprising than the film's success is the quiet presence of Fred Rogers’ faith in the documentary 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?'
(RNS) — As the Episcopal Church's 79th General Convention ends, many will remember the nine-day meeting as much for the memes as for the motions that passed.
(RNS) — President Trump has announced Brett Kavanaugh, 53, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit as his Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement late last month.
(RNS) — The four possible Supreme Court nominees widely considered to be front-runners for Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat are Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh, Raymond Kethledge and Thomas Hardiman. Here's what they have said and done with regard...