For Living Faith Lutheran Church, the name change was as much about the future as the past. On the last Sunday of June, the Rockville, Maryland, congregation formally bid goodbye to its old name, Crusader Lutheran Church.
(RNS) Presbyterians who support gay rights are prepping sanctuaries this
Sunday (July 10) to celebrate the passage of a new church policy that
allows gay pastors to serve openly for the first time in the
WASHINGTON (RNS) Three church-state activist groups criticized the Army
for allowing an evangelical concert at North Carolina's Fort Bragg but
not making similar provisions for a "Rock Beyond Belief" concert for
WASHINGTON (RNS) As President Obama prepared plans to bring a limited
number of U.S. troops home from Afghanistan, a group of 40 religious
leaders called for the president to "bring the war in Afghanistan to an
Goshen College will no longer play "The Star-Spangled Banner" at
sporting events, school leaders announced, reversing last year's
decision to allow the use of the national anthem for the first time in
the Mennonite college's history.
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