Palm Sunday and the Gift of Disillusionment
On Mother’s Day, let’s listen to our moms’ cries for justice
The December sky was low and gray on the morning I woke up and could not feel my hands. I wrung out my arms, hoping the sensation would return. I shook them violently to no avail. Rushing to the bathroom, I held them under hot water. Then frigid water. Neither helped… Read More…
In a #Metoo moment, will Southern Baptists hold powerful men accountable?
Jonathan Merritt, who writes On Faith & Culture for RNS, invited Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove — to write this guest column on his blog.
The Scandal Tearing Apart America's Largest Protestant Denomination
The Southern Baptist Convention’s statement of faith calls on its members to “contend for the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death.” But the nation’s largest Protestant denomination must now decide whether that includes situations in which respected men have abused their power with women.
Desiring God, mental health, and the truth about ‘chronological snobbery’
Over the past 20 years, the Southern Baptist Convention has weathered an onslaught of controversies, from renaming the denomination to repudiating the Confederate flag. But in the end, all it took to potentially rend the organization in two was a single quote about domestic violence from a solitary leader that most Americans have never even heard of.
The 12 most dangerous countries for Christians
The first time I had a panic attack, I was sitting at a traffic stop on a country road in North Carolina.
Almost one in 12 Christians in the world lives in a place where practicing their religion is forbidden or even punishable under the law, according to the 26th annual “World Watch List” report.