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.
White evangelicals have time and again offered uncompromising support for President Trump when he needed it the most.
You know who really reduced abortion numbers in the U.S.? President Obama, with the Affordable Care Act.
President Trump and his party pushed Justice Barrett’s confirmation through in record time. But they could find that satisfied voters, who no longer fear the specter of a liberal court, are also complacent.
A Christian evangelical who was shunned for her lesbianism, she became an influential scholar of the Bible, finding in it acceptance of L.G.B.T.Q. people.
Billy Graham’s granddaughter says, “This president doesn’t represent our faith.”
This isn’t the first time missionaries have risked spreading disease alongside the word of god.
Judge Barrett is a new kind of icon for some, one they have not seen before in American cultural and political life.
President Trump’s re-election campaign lost no time turning a White House ceremony into a television ad, as it targets Jewish and evangelical voters.
Some leaders are trying to save their flocks from the lure of the online conspiracy theory.
Jerry Falwell Jr. has courted controversy repeatedly, but a provocative Instagram post led to him stepping aside as Liberty University’s president.
Donald Trump made a promise to white evangelical Christians, whose support can seem mystifying to the outside observer.
U.S. and Israeli officials are divided on whether annexation is a means to get Palestinians to the table, or whether the peace plan is a means to get annexation.
Polls and private concerns from top social conservatives show the president’s standing with the cornerstone of his base isn’t what it used to be. A photo op with the Bible was supposed to help fix that.
President Trump threatened to overrule states that refuse to open places of worship. The White House could not explain how he has that power, and legal experts said he did not have such authority.
President Trump has always been an unlikely champion of evangelical and conservative religious voters, and by speaking out, he put himself out front on an issue important to them at a time when his support has been eroding.
Norma McCorvey makes a shocking deathbed confession.
His critics accuse him of discriminating against L.G.B.T. people. “Just because I don’t agree doesn’t mean I’m against them,” he said.