Top newsmakers, personal and public, of 2010

Today I think it is appropriate to offer my best-of-religious-newsmakers of 2010.  We start with 10 and work our way down. 10.  This past summer, the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship general assemblies revealed that we truly live in a post-denominational era. In the midst of declining church attendance, both organizations formedContinue reading “Top newsmakers, personal and public, of 2010”

What kind of public witness do you want your church to communicate?

Although our nation sets aside one day—July 4—to celebrate our freedom, a Christian’s ability to participate in civic government without fear of persecution is cause for celebration throughout the year. This is especially the case in a time of legal fundamentalism, in which a variety of nations are tightening religious freedom.  In France, a billContinue reading “What kind of public witness do you want your church to communicate?”