Politics - Page 2

A healthy church is like a big family. Members may disagree every once in a while, but overall, you should expect that others love and support you, and you should feel free to offer the same care in return. When church n ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Politics Religion

In 2003, Betsy Greer coined the term "craftivism" to encompass gentle, beautiful ways that creatives can make a difference in the world. Art has long been at the forefront of activist movements, challenging accepted norm ...

Category: Aid Politics Religion

Climate change initiatives, particularly those led by people who lean to the left of the political spectrum, may not currently be in the forefront of your congregation's concerns. Caring for creation is not a political p ...

Category: Aid Environment Politics Religion

Volunteer efforts are a huge part of the operation of the church. Most faith organizations have key members of staff on payroll, but a lot of the behind-the-scenes work that helps keep them afloat is accomplished by peop ...

Category: Politics Religion Political and Religious Controversy

Most churches enjoy a tax-exempt status. With freedom comes responsibility, though. Maintaining transparency in church finances, particularly with members and regular contributors, is not just the right thing to do. It a ...

Category: Politics Religion

You searched for a long time, but you finally did it. You found a church where you feel like you belong. It has a great children's program for the kids and engaging worship. Best of all, it seems to prioritize full gende ...

Category: Morality Politics Religion

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed off on the bipartisan effort to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. Juneteenth is celebrated as a day of freedom for Black people. Many people applaud the acknowledgement of th ...

Category: Freedom Holidays and Observances Politics Social Justice

During an election year, you may hear a lot of overlap between religious leaders and politicians. People of varying beliefs claim that certain people running for office offer more to those who believe in God. They may ev ...

Category: Politics Religion

Historically, the United States has allowed for around 81,000 refugees to be admitted into the country every year. These are often religious minorities or similarly discriminated-against people fleeing from some of the w ...

Category: Aid Morality Politics Religion

Artists have long used creative works to support civil rights and peace. Music has often driven change and supported the hard work of activists. Here are some musicians and groups who have published music that in some wa ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics