The wrongs of the past can’t be retroactively undone, of course, but houses of worship can implement realistic policies to help keep more kids safe in the future.
This scandal will prove to be a crisis on the scale of the Protestant Reformation, which began just over 500 years ago — an earthquake of 9.5 on the Richter scale.
I have a simple call to action for people from every church and from all walks of life. It is this: Do your job without partiality. Do not be swayed by the reputation of individuals or the power of institutions.
Contrary to Robert Tracinski’s argument about the Catholic priest sex scandal, the Catholic church is not at war with reason or private judgement.
Hypocrisy, even that which stinks to the highest heaven, does not and cannot disprove truth.
A social ethics professor at Elon University makes a morally bankrupt case for declaring that abortion can actually be considered Christian.
Like any good mother, Monica did not let her child’s stubbornness, stupidity, or blatant sin obscure her love for him.
There are 19,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Earth-like planets in the observable universe. Out of all 19 sextillion of these, Earth is likely to be the only one with sentient life, three eminent scientists have concluded.
According to his roommate, the guards beat Grace Jo’s father every night until he passed out, and his face was covered with blood. He died as a result of the torture and malnutrition.
Our triumphs are in establishing communities that offer real meaning and fellowship. We will need to do this even more as our legal and policy goals are achieved.
One of the country’s last remaining influential conservative Protestant denominations is in conflict because of a conference set to be held in St. Louis, Missouri, at the end of July.
Many American evangelicals do believe that Israel holding its historic territory is spiritually important, but that doesn’t mean we think any political decisions are going to force God’s hand.
Evangelical Aimee Byrd is promoting intimate friendships between opposite-sex Christians as a way to bond spiritually while modeling that men and women can be close without bad behavior.
If you didn’t post a photo of your Bible with a latte on Instagram, did your devotions even happen?
The Washington Post asserts Mike Pence selectively claimed ‘that the percentage of truly religious [citizens] in the United States have remained consistent in recent decades…’
From a hierarchical perspective, the Catholic Church can seem more ‘egalitarian’ and, depending on one’s degree of myopia, even ‘liberal’ or ‘feminist.’
The public mocking of Christian belief can understandably generate an impulse to retreat behind walls. We should resist this impulse and respond in wisdom and charity.
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