Introducing our special project on the changing nature of beliefs and practices among teens, 20-, and 30-somethings
A tattooed, profanity-loving Lutheran pastor believes young people are drawn to Jesus, tradition, and brokenness.
Pew has a new survey on Catholics in America. While the Catholics are always fascinating, they’ll be in the spotlight…
For more than two decades, a Virginia woman has led missionary trips across America on wheels.
A new study suggests that couples in GOP counties are mildly more satisfied in their wedded lives. But does the state of your union really depend on how you vote?
Life ministering to inmates for the Oregon Department of Corrections
The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled against Masterpiece Cakeshop, which refused to provide services for a gay wedding in July 2012.
What would the American culture wars look like if they were less about “values” and more about Jesus?
Anti-discrimination statutes are coming into conflict with laws designed to preserve freedom of conscience, especially in the private sector.
In 1960, an Atlanta writer criticized lingering Southern support for segregation in The Atlantic—but today, both sides of the gay-marriage debate want to claim the mantle of the civil-rights movement.
A federal appeals court rules that the Little Sisters of the Poor received a sufficient religious accommodation.
The justice has redefined how the Supreme Court interprets statutes, a former Acting Solicitor General of the United States says.
Can churches and synagogues and mosques draw in more Millennials by changing their teachings on gay marriage and other issues?
What would the pontiff say about feelings of religious persecution on the political right?
The Chicago mayor just announced $200 million in school budget cuts and 1,400 staff lay-offs. What’s his plan for saving the Windy City’s public-education system?
The attorneys David Boies and Theodore Olson say new rules about political spending have most affected state and local elections. What does that mean for democracy?
A University of Wisconsin professor suggests that mindfulness might be one way to reduce police violence.
The White House is pushing a new initiative to keep young men of color out of prison and improve their outcomes. But what about young women?
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges will shift the debate over gay-marriage debate from a legal fight to a cultural and religious conflict.
In 1784, the doctor Benjamin Rush described alcohol as a threat to morality—and a danger to the nascent republic.
On Friday, five justices affirmed LGBT Americans’ Constitutional right to wed. The other four foreshadowed the major conflicts over religious freedom that are about to begin.