ProPublica: The FRC, a staunch opponent of abortion and LGBTQ rights, joins a growing list of activist groups seeking church status, which allows organizations to shield themselves from financial scrutiny.
Religion News Service: Religious right groups’ tax-status changes demean both church and state
Washington Post: Rick Warren made a surprise visit to the floor of the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention. His appeal came as members were considering expelling Saddleback for violating a church ban on woman pastors.
Religion News Service: Saddleback elders say no ‘pattern of abuse’ found in investigation of new pastor
North Carolina Public Radio: Southeastern Baptist seminary mandates sexual abuse training
Presbyerian Outlook: Using the seminary's digital archives, CTS alum the Rev. Andrew Whaley examines 50+ years of graduating classes. He discovers there's been a drastic drop in class size over the past 10 years. What does this mean for the future of the school?, he asks.
TAPinto Princeton: The Princeton Coalition for Responsible Development (PCRD), the group questioning the proposed development of the Princeton Theological Seminary’s Tennent-Roberts-Whiteley campus, acknowledges that battle has been lost, with the demolition permit likely to be issued next week.
InsideHigherEd: LGBTQ alumni of Christian institutions often felt isolated and traumatized during their college years. Many are working to make sure current students have it better.