“If you’ve never lived with your back against the wall,” Dr. Parker says, “you won’t get why a woman would go to any length to end a pregnancy they do not want.”
A growing number of people are holding onto their faith but ditching institutionalized church for reasons you may not be familiar with.
"It seems like most congregations are eager for somebody else to do the work of reconciliation rather than embrace it for themselves."
The evangelical response to the book has varied, but many have found themselves largely agreeing with Dreher’s assessment of the problem, but ambivalent about his solution.
If you’re not a woman, you might have a hard time seeing how this rule, intended to stave off sexual temptation and protect marriage, might have a “negative impact on women.”
The gap in thinking between white evangelicals and their Christian peers seems to be widening.
1 in 5 adults in the U.S. feel that pastors are not influential or credible. Only 24 percent of U.S. adults hold a “very positive” option of pastors in general. Nineteen percent hold a “negative” opinion, and nine percent hold a “very negative” opinion.
“A new diet will change your day. But praying to the King of heaven and earth will change your soul."
The number of female pastors is on the rise. Women in these positions lead smaller congregations while facing more criticism than their male counterparts.
“I want to be...known for bringing faith, hope, and love to those needing a brighter day in their dark hour of need.”
“I’m here today to defend the right to pursue happiness...I believe it is incumbent on us as citizens of this nation—as Americans—to bestow that right upon others—upon each other and upon the rest of the world." —Ashton Kutcher
Teen Vogue assures readers "The worst part of [an abortion] isn’t the procedure itself (which by the way is completely safe as long as you have access to a good clinic). The worst part is how you’re treated afterwards.”
“God bless them,” Sho Baraka says of LifeWay retailers after they pulled his album from their shelves.
The overtly Christian rapper went home with Bast Rap Performance for “No Problem,” Best New Artist and Best Rap Album.
“Everyone on both sides wants to censor the person that doesn’t fit their narrative,” Sho Baraka says of LifeWay's decision to pull his album.
"If I'm going to give anything that's sacrificial and supposed to represent my faith in God, I'd better give my best and what I care about the most.”
"This trip has helped me understand just how important community is, and how we're all just looking for something we can trust."
"Regardless of how you voted, it’s just obvious that this has had a negative impact on the reputation of Evangelicals."
Carrie Underwood snuck into a David Crowder worship song and surprised 50K college students.
Tim Tebow's John 3:16 miracle moment is evidence we serve a BIG God.
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