Deseret News: A recent survey said most Americans find talking politics is not worth the tension it can cause as political conversations have become more negative, less fact-based and less substantive.
Baptist News Global: The Rev. Amy Butler, the first woman to become pastor of the historic Riverside Church in New York City, is stepping down after five years in the pulpit.
The Atlantic: Support for Trump comes at a high cost for Christian witness.
The Washington Post: In diverse Montgomery County, teachers make a point to learn about the world's religions during the summer.
The New York Times: Pope Francis' retreat from culture-war politics has left a void that politicians have been all too eager to fill.