Religion News Service: “We’re all blessed to live in a nation where we can practice our many faiths and practice them freely,” Biden said at the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall.
Baptist News Global: It seems alarming to many that the social fabric of our nation is tearing. The social compact that knits us together in mutual regard is more than frayed. Is there a common good that is worthy of the Christian’s attention — and the church’s vocation?
Religion News Service: Legalized sports gambling now represents billions of dollars. Faith leaders in the few holdout states know the odds are against stopping it.
The Associated Press: A 16-year-old boy pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of second-degree murder and carjacking in the death of a prominent United Methodist Church leader in Tennessee.
The Christian Century: Narrative practice offers an excellent resource for the work of pastoral care.