Can you question the Virgin Birth and still be a Christian?

It’s a tough sell: A young, unmarried teenager gets pregnant, but the father isn’t a man but God himself. And the girl is a virgin — and (some believe) remains one even after she delivers a strapping baby boy.

300 years after his birth, Whitefield has staying power with evangelicals

“A major part of his success is that he mastered the new media of his day,” said Thomas S. Kidd, author of the new book “George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father.”

Ferguson pastors urge peace after grand jury doesn’t indict

On Monday afternoon, Interfaith Partnership, which represents 24 faith traditions in the St. Louis region, issued a statement calling for peace and understanding.

Churches to serve as safe spaces after Ferguson grand jury announcement

After a prayer service outside her church turned violent last month, the Rev. Teresa Danieley, pastor of St. John’s Tower Grove, allowed those trying to escape the demonstrations to enter her church. Now, Danieley and dozens of other clergy members are preparing to once again offer their churches as safe spaces, or sanctuaries.

Church of England formally approves women bishops

Twenty years after women were ordained as priests, the Church of England is set to appoint its first woman bishop by year’s end or at the start of 2015.

In wake of Ferguson, a bid to make St. Louis a more ‘compassionate’ city

Even before civil unrest surfaced in the region after Officer Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, local leaders were trying to find a way to cultivate more of it.

Gay marriage hits major bump in federal appeals court

The same-sex marriage movement lost its first major case in a federal appeals court Thursday after a lengthy string of victories, creating a split among the nation’s circuit courts that virtually guarantees review by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Brittany Maynard’s death: Does suffering have spiritual meaning?

When Brittany Maynard became the youthful face of the right-to-die movement, she brought to the public table several fierce debates.

Pastor who took a bullet paves her own way to Ferguson’s frontline

In early August, four days after Michael Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson, Lamkin, a pastor, she stood with Ferguson protesters, attempting to mediate.

Houston withdraws pastors’ subpoenas

The mayor of Houston on Wednesday withdrew the subpoenas of sermons from five pastors who opposed an ordinance banning discrimination against LGBT people.

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