A Billboard Featuring Donald Trump as the Second Coming of Jesus Has Been Taken Down

A billboard featuring former President Donald Trump as the second coming of Jesus Christ has…

One in 500 Americans Have Now Died From COVID-19

The U.S. has reached another devastating milestone in the fight against COVID-19: One in 500…

Study: More White Americans Joined Evangelicalism Than Left It During the Trump Era

An eyebrow-raising new study from Pew Research throws some cold water on a few narratives,…

You Should Listen to Every Word of Aly Raisman’s Opening Testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee

On Wednesday, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols all testified at a…

Support for Religious Exemptions to Vaccines Is Falling Across the U.S.

The COVID-19 crisis is intensifying across the nation, with hospital beds filling up to new…

It Turns Out Poverty Actually Fell in 2020

Poverty in the U.S. fell in 2020, despite one of the very worst labor shocks…

Four Ways to Overcome Compassion Fatigue

I can’t pinpoint the exact moment when I realized that being sensitive to the hurts…

The Church Has Always Led the Way on Public Health

Jesus has 37 miracles recorded in the New Testament. Of those, 27 involving healing the…

How 9/11 Changed the World

On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was skipping school. In all of the…

9/11 Is A History Lesson For Me

For the last two decades, Americans have said we will “never forget” the attacks of…

Why Won’t Christians Get Vaccinated?

When COVID-19 first arrived in late 2019, it was barely a blink in anyone’s eye.…

Things That Hold Us Back From Serving Others

Volunteering and serving others is a significant part of living intentionally and trying to make…

An Illinois Woman Was Arrested in Hawaii For A Fake Vaccination Card

An Illinois woman was arrested in Hawaii on suspicion of submitting a fake vaccination card…

Liberty University Is Moving to Virtual Classes Amid a Campus COVID Outbreak

One week after Liberty University welcomed students back to class, the nation’s largest Christian college…

The FDA Is Basically Begging People to Stop Taking Horse Deworming Pills to Prevent COVID-19

We’ve been in this pandemic long enough to recognize a few patterns, and one unfortunate…

In an Address to the Nation, Biden Used the Book of Isaiah to Compare U.S. Troops to Prophets

In a Thursday evening press conference, President Joe Biden addressed the ISIS-K attacks in Kabul…

Harvard Has Named an Atheist as Its New Chief Chaplain

Harvard University’s chaplains have elected an atheist named Greg Epstein as their new chief chaplain.…

Rev. Jesse Jackson and His Wife Have Been Hospitalized With COVID-19

On Saturday, Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife Jacqueline announced that they’ve been hospitalized in…

Child COVID Cases Are Soaring in Unvaccinated Communities

For much of the pandemic, we’ve been able to take a little solace in the…

Health Officials Announce COVID-19 Booster Shot Is Needed

Top health officials announced Wednesday that the Biden administration will offer coronavirus booster shots beginning…

In 2001, a Sermon Inspired Rep. Barbara Lee to Be the Only Congressperson to Vote Against War in Afghanistan

In 2001, the country was coasting on a tidal wave of nationalism following the September…

Remaining Hopeful in the Midst of Bad Headlines

There are some days when I simply cannot handle all that is going on in…

Getting Vaccinated Is Loving Your Neighbor as Yourself

There’s an old cliche local heroes like to trot out when they’re interviewed on the…

Five Ways You Can Help Afghans In Need

The Taliban’s swift takeover of Afghanistan’s capital following the U.S. military withdrawal has put hundreds…

How to Make the Most of the End of Summer

Don’t freak out, but it’s August. That’s not a bad thing necessarily, since you’ve still…

A Texas Death Row Inmate Is Suing to Have His Pastor Lay Hands on Him as He Dies

John Henry Ramirez is on death row in Texas and is scheduled to be executed…

The Louisiana Governor Is Calling for Prayer, Fasting and Vaccinations to Combat COVID-19

The politicization of COVID-19 has too often resulted in strict binaries. You see actual pastors…

Beth Moore: ‘If You’re Not Going to Get Vaccinated, for the Love of God, Put on a Mask’

Vaccinations have become a curious hill in the culture wars, with many choosing it to…

A New Study Finds the U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Dead Last Among the World’s Richest Countries

A sobering new report from the Commonwealth Fund found that the United States healthcare system…

One-third of All U.S. COVID-19 Cases in Past Week Came from Florida and Texas 

A new report shows that one in three cases of COVID-19 reported in the past…

Gunther Hashida Has Become the Fourth U.S. Capitol Police Officer to Die by Suicide

Gunther Hashida was among the police officers who attempted to defend the U.S. Capitol in…

Why Olympian Athletes Break Down, and Why You Could Be Next

Did Simone Biles have a mental break down? The world stands stunned, as “gymnastics super-star…

A Pastor Has Generously Donated 125,000 Pounds of Potatoes

A pastor in South Carolina recently donated 125,000 pounds of potatoes, as well as additional…

Study: White Evangelical COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance Has Jumped 11 Points Since March

Early in 2021, White evangelicals were the least likely of any demographic to accept the COVID-19…

Today’s Devotional: Creative Destruction

But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and…

The Spiritual Toll of America’s Food Waste Epidemic

When they had all had enough to eat, he said to his disciples, “Gather the…

You Can Make a Difference in the Fight Against Modern Slavery

The single largest question I get when talking to people about modern slavery is this:…

Today’s Devotional: Make It Beautiful

God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the…

The Department of Justice Has Seized a Stolen Portion of ‘The Epic of Gilgamesh’ From Hobby Lobby

Of the many strange things about living in the United States in 2021, few are…

A New Report Says 1.5 Million Children Lost A Guardian Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

A new global child welfare report shows that by the end of April 2021, 1.5…