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Survey Shows American Pastors Open to Preaching on Racial Reconciliation

April 20, 2017

According to a new survey conducted by evangelical research firm LifeWay, American Protestants support preaching on racial reconciliation but are hesitant to get involved in other work toward that goal.

The study, released at the end of March, surveyed 1,000 Protestant pastors about how their congregations are addressing issues of race. 90 percent of pastors agreed that their congregation would likely “welcome a sermon on racial reconciliation.” Despite anticipating Read more about Survey Shows American Pastors Open to Preaching on Racial Reconciliation

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A Divided American Populace Elects Donald Trump

November 15, 2016

From Britain’s June vote to exit the European Union to Colombia’s recent rejection of a peace deal with the FARC guerilla movement, 2016 has seen a series of large-scale voting upsets with global consequences.

Last Tuesday night, in what was hailed by The New York Times as another “shocking upset,” Republican nominee Donald Trump overcame unfavorable polls to clinch the office of President of the Read more about A Divided American Populace Elects Donald Trump

Week of Racially-Motivated Violence Strains Nation

Week of Racially-Motivated Violence Strains Nation

July 13, 2016

Last week, a series of tragedies sobered the nation and raised questions about terrorism, the criminal justice system, and racism in America.

On Wednesday, July 6, a 37-year-old man named Alton Sterling was shot dead by police outside of the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Although Sterling, who had been selling CDs in the store’s parking lot, was carrying a gun—his legal right in the state of Louisiana—witnesses said Read more about Week of Racially-Motivated Violence Strains Nation