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Raphael Warnock, the ‘senator reverend,’ keeps preaching most Sundays

Faith and politics are intertwined for Georgia Democrat By Paul V. FonteloPosted May 19, 2021 at 5:30am Less than 24 hours after the Senate passed its massive pandemic relief package during a marathon session in early March, Raphael Warnock was back in Atlanta doing what he’s done for years — preaching in a church. Donning his kente cloth-trimmed […]

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Pentecost Sunday Brings ‘Fresh Hope for New Beginnings’ as Pandemic Eases

As this year’s Pentecost celebration approaches for congregations, the parallels feel stronger than normal to that initial moment when the Holy Spirit was poured out on Jesus’s disciples. This year the Spirit arrives as a yearlong pandemic hopefully draws towards an end. But emerging from the pandemic can be even more complicated and controversial for […]

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Russell Moore, Baptist Ethicist & Trump Critic, to Leave ERLC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Russell Moore, the embattled Southern Baptist ethicist and “Never Trumper,” is resigning as president of his denomination’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. Moore will be joining the staff of Christianity Today — an evangelical magazine, founded by the late evangelist Billy Graham — as a public theologian. In his new role, Moore will help […]