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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…

It Turns Out Poverty Actually Fell in 2020

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

An Unvaccinated Pastor Battling COVID Is Now Begging Others to ‘Learn From My Story’

Danny Reeves is senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Corsicana, Texas, who is currently…

Early Data Shows Sending Mental Health Specialists Instead of Police Works

One New York City attempt at reforming its police department is meeting with early success,…

Songbirds Are Dying Across the Eastern U.S. and Scientists Can’t Figure Out Why

A mysterious disease is making its way across the songbird population of the Eastern United…

Christians, Stop Using ‘Woke’ as an Insult

Earlier this month, author and pastor David Platt addressed his congregation in Washington D.C.’s McLean…

Texas Senate Has Passed Bill Ending the Requirement to Teach About Civil Rights in State Curriculum

The Texas Senate passed legislation ending requirements that public schools include curriculum on the women’s…

Frito-Lay Workers Ask Customers to Boycott Frito-Lay Products in Support of Their Strike Against 84-Hour Workweeks

Hundreds of Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas, are on strike, citing shocking work conditions including…

Christians Have to Do Something About Injustice in the World

Recently we have been reminded too much that we live in a broken world. Our…

A New Curriculum Will Equip Churches to Tackle Christian Nationalism

Christian Nationalism is a movement that has ebbed and flowed over the course of American…

The Unprecedented Oregon Heatwave Is Now Responsible for Nearly 100 Deaths in Oregon

There is no end in sight for the deadly heatwave that’s been baking the Pacific…

What Cosby’s Release Reveals About the Justice System

On Wednesday, jaws all over America collectively dropped when disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby…

Pew Study: Trump’s White Evangelical Support Increased Between 2016 and 2020

Now that there’s a little bit of breathing room from the 2020 election and all…

The Evangelical Covenant Church Has Condemned the Doctrine of Discovery

The day after the Cowessess First Nation announced it found at least 751 unmarked graves…

Is It Possible to Care About Every Issue?

You’re tired. Absolutely and utterly exhausted. Slavery. Genocide. Racism. Climate change. Refugees. Poverty. Women’s rights.…

Poll: Most Americans Believe Abortion Should Be Legal in the First Trimester

A new study finds that a majority of Americans believe abortion should be legal in…

The Florida State Government Will Monitor University Student and Faculty Beliefs

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a very strange piece of legislation requiring all of…

This General’s Response to Critics of Critical Race Theory Is Worth Your Time

On Wednesday, the military’s top officer fielded provocative questions from Republicans on a congressional panel…

Well, A Study Has Failed to Find Any Actual Tuna in Subway’s Tuna Sandwiches

Subway is currently fielding a class action lawsuit that alleges its tuna sandwich doesn’t have…

Dozens of Women Sue Pornhub, Alleging Trafficking, Child Porn, Rape and More

Thirty-four women have filed a lawsuit against online pornography giant Pornhub, alleging that the company…

Why the Church Should Celebrate Juneteenth

Every year, as a journalist, I work the holidays most people have off. Even during…

It’s Official: Juneteenth Is a National Holiday

On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed a new resolution establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National…

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Foster Care Agency in a Religious Freedom Case

The United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Fulton v. Philadelphia that the city of…