Religion News Service: New data show that 20% of ‘very religious’ young people say they engage in acts of protest on a daily basis.
Deseret News: New research unveils that very few American faith leaders actively discourage vaccination, but they rarely talk about vaccines either way.
The Washington Post: A two-day meeting, which took place at South Bend City Church in mid-October, is part of a larger reckoning inside congregations and among individuals grappling with their faith identity in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidency.
Seattle Times: Oregon has granted religious exemptions from Gov. Kate Brown’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate to at least 11% of state executive branch workers, nearly double the rate of faith-based exemptions approved for state workers in Washington.
The New York Times: They fear that they or their loved ones could be tracked down and killed because of their work delivering justice to women. “We have lost everything — our jobs, our homes, the way we lived.”
Religion News Service: Ronnie Floyd joins a growing list of SBC leaders who resigned due to controversy.
Deseret News: Data from Pew Research Center shows interfaith marriages are becoming more common.
Salon: Author of “White Evangelical Racism” explains how a specific strain of Christianity became a toxic political force.
Harvard Business Review: Accommodating a religiously diverse workplace is not just a nice to have practice; it’s increasingly becoming a must have for business and company leaders.
Haaretz: Researchers at the Sea of Galilee find inscriptions proving they found a major church, shoring up their belief that this was the church of Jesus’ disciples, the real Bethsaida.