Controversial evangelical cartoonist Jack Chick died in his sleep at the age of 92 on Sunday, with secular news sources highlighting his legacy of offending Catholics, Jews, Muslims and others, though supporters remembered his "soul-winning" mission.
Party affiliation is a much stronger predictor of voting preferences than faith. This week, I will be in Atlanta speaking at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, presenting data alongside Greg Smith, of Pew Research, onShow More Summary
When 25-year-old Micah Xavier Johnson fatally shot five police officers and injured seven others in Dallas, Texas, in July, the city's Mayor Mike Rawlings knew he would need the church to keep the city from exploding.
The ACLU is suing a Catholic health care provider after they denied a doctor-recommended tubal ligation to a pregnant woman who had a brain tumor.
White evangelical Protestants are more likely to hold a negative view of today's American culture than any other social demographic, an extensive new survey released by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute has found.
Pew examines how parents pass on their religion successfully—and whether mom or dad mattered most. American Protestants are keeping their children in the faith at a higher rate than Catholics or the unaffiliated, according to the latest...Show More Summary
A new book, building on three classics, fills out the picture. T he Parable of the Good Samaritan is so familiar, we often forget what prompted it. It was Jesus’ response to a scribe’s question: “Who is my neighbor?” In Jesus’ day, one’s neighbor was someone in your social network. Show More Summary
The Roman Catholic Church has issued new rules for Christians when it comes to burying the dead, saying that while it's not opposed to the practice of cremation, it doesn't support the scattering of ashes in nature or keeping them at home, as it fears it might be linked to pantheism.
How many people actually read those images with Bible verses before sharing them?That's the premise for a series of subversive pictures -- a.k.a. "Daily Dis-Affirmations" -- by the page Why I'm Not:
The text of the lecture I gave in Prague for the launch of the Czech translation of Resurgent in the Midst of Crisis is now available at Rorate. A few excerpts: Prior to all arguments about which practice is better or worse is the overarching...Show More Summary
It's easy to understand why some evangelical public figures and publications have called on Donald Trump to withdraw from the Presidential race. Widely respected evangelical pastor John Piper's call for both Trump and Hillary Clinton to withdraw better reflects the impartiality of Biblical justice — and the reality of the two candidates' flaws.
Just when I thought it was going to be an uneventful night, I was blessed with a little excitement. I'm writing this in a hotel room in California preparing to minister on television tomorrow — when I just happened to be looking at the Christian Post and to my surprise saw an attack piece by a man named Jerry Bowyer … largely concerning me.
While President Obama was busy last week telling Hillary supporters how "dangerous" he perceives Donald Trump, real danger quietly passed through the English Channel — when Russian warships made their way toward the quagmire that is the war in Syria.
Decisions - My Hope with Billy Graham - a skeptic, a struggling teen, and a woman hiding from her past reach a moment of truth. Watch their stories, interwoven with a powerful message from Franklin Graham on life’s most important decision. Show More Summary
OBAMACARE // Members of Clinton’s campaign panicked when President Obama falsely told the public he had not known about then-Secretary Hillary Clinton’s use of private e-mail until he heard about it “through news reports.” Obama andShow More Summary
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In a video marking the death of Jack Chick, Seth Andrews summarizes what Chick tracts were and why they were such reprehensible ways of bringing people to Christianity: