Kevin Thompson thought he would lead his hometown church for the rest of his life. Then came Trump and everything after.
Some evangelical pastors are hosting events dedicated to Trump’s election falsehoods and promoting the cause to their congregations.
Rituals of Christian worship have become embedded in conservative rallies, as praise music and prayer blend with political anger over vaccines and the 2020 election.
Amid a series of crises, including the resignation of its leader, the evangelical powerhouse has shed more than half its American churches in just a few weeks.
Readers discuss how racial and sexual issues and Donald Trump have led to strife and whether and how evangelism should be saved.
Heartbroken by the path their church has taken, they seek a renewal.
In his complaint, a former employee says the Tennessee radio broadcaster, an evangelical Christian who has built a personal finance empire, violated his religious rights.
Despite decades of partisan fighting in Washington, Americans are not as neatly divided on abortion as politicians and activists.
In some evangelical churches, a once-staid ritual is returning to its informal roots — and things sometimes get “a little rowdy” along the way.
A clash over culture and politics comes to World, a groundbreaking journalistic institution that covers evangelical Christians.
It’s not necessarily a theological affinity for Jesus Christ. Many Americans are being drawn to the evangelical label because of its association with the G.O.P.
Daniel Darling was at the center of a media storm over the summer. He hopes to lead a more civil discussion at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Texas.
With public schools on the defensive, is this a blip or a ‘once-in-100-year moment for the growth of Christian education’?
We need a national story based on humility, not grandiosity.
Mr. Robertson, the evangelical leader who started the show in the 1960s to help save the Christian Broadcasting Network, said his son would take over as host of the program.
They’ve been a “political arm of the Republican Party” for decades now.
The way it became a “godsend” for the right is a peculiar tale.
There is no legitimate religious basis for exemptions from vaccine mandates in any established stream of Christianity.
Americans have not yet come to terms with this cultural shift.
White evangelicals can’t tolerate becoming just another subculture.
The insurgents, some adopting a pirate motif, believe that the denomination has drifted too far to the left on issues of race, gender and the strict authority of the Bible.
Letting go of fantasies — political, spiritual or both — is much harder than you might think.
We’re worried that our community is obstructing the end of the pandemic.
The director’s new two-hour installment of “American Experience,” on PBS, examines the rise of the man who was arguably most responsible for the power of modern evangelism in the United States.
The Rev. Megan Rohrer was elected to lead a synod that includes about 200 Lutheran congregations in Northern and Central California.
John Piper is one of the most influential theologians in America. His son Abraham calls evangelicalism “a destructive, narrow-minded worldview.”
A Christian “purity” movement in the 90s promoted a biblical view of abstinence before marriage. But two decades later, followers are grappling with unforeseen aftershocks.
The Christian “purity” movement promoted a strict view of abstinence before marriage. But two decades later, some followers are grappling with unforeseen aftershocks.
Millions of white evangelical adults in the U.S. do not intend to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Tenets of faith and mistrust of science play a role; so does politics.
The Rev. Rick Joyner has called on Christians to arm themselves for civil war. But his children would be on the other side.
Did racism or religion or gender motivate the shootings in Georgia? All of the above.
With a churchgoing Democrat in the White House, faith becomes more complicated in America. Thank God.
The man accused of killing eight people at spas was a churchgoer who told officers he was addicted to sex. Parts of evangelical culture imply that sexual sins are more serious than others.
The Falkirk Center, named for its founders, Jerry Falwell Jr. and Charlie Kirk, was the center of evangelical Trumpism. Now, both are gone.
He rose from preaching on street corners in Argentina to ministering to millions around the world, then focused his ministry on liberal corners of the U.S.
The author and public speaker attracted attention for her dramatic break with the Southern Baptist Convention this week.
A teacher on biblical topics, she cited the “staggering” disorientation of seeing denominational leaders support Donald J. Trump, among other issues.
Maya Zinshtein’s revelatory documentary explores the political and philanthropic alliance of American evangelical Christians and Israeli Jews.
A new documentary illuminates what the director calls an “unholy alliance” that sharply altered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during the Trump administration.
Grace Community Church reversed course after Los Angeles County health officials warned that indoor conferences were prohibited and that the event could worsen the spread of the coronavirus.
An investigation found credible evidence of sexual misconduct spanning many years. Several massage therapists made accusations against Mr. Zacharias, who died last spring.
They are stars within one of the fastest-growing corners of American Christianity. Now, their movement is in crisis.
“Doomed Romance,” by Christine Leigh Heyrman, offers a window onto ambition and hypocrisy in the 19th-century American evangelical movement at a critical moment in its history.
Religious resentment has become a potent recruiting tool for the hard right.
The region, where Roman Catholic and evangelical churches hold sway, has long been unfriendly territory for abortion rights advocates. Argentina in 2020, though, offered a different landscape.
Their unlikely ally may have lost the White House, but Christian nationalists still plan to win the war.
Many reflected on how much they had gained in the last four years under the Trump administration.
Once a religious bloc in search of political purchase, white evangelicals have become a political bloc with a religious past.
Mr. Lentz has been a rising star on the evangelical stage thanks in part to his connection to the singer Justin Bieber.
We can’t succumb to the president’s appeals to fear.