One of Martin Luther King Jr's friends and preaching mentors was another prominent minister, Rev Gardner Taylor, who at 88 years old is still mentoring new generations of pastors.
Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Gardner Taylor with Duke Divinity School professor of preaching Richard Lischer.
The debate over religion and politicking has pitted clergy against clergy in the key battleground state of Ohio. In a highly unusual move, over 60 members of the clergy of a variety of Christian and Jewish denominations filed a complaint with the IRS accusing Pastor Russell Johnson and another pastor of improperly using their churches in political activities. More
Read an excerpt from HOW SHALL THEY PREACH? by Gardner C. Taylor.
Read an excerpt from Dr. Francis Collins' THE LANGUAGE OF GOD: A SCIENTIST PRESENTS EVIDENCE FOR BELIEF.
The debate between some scientists and some religionists over creation, evolution and, among other issues, stem cell research continues. Dr. Francis Collins, who led the massive effort to discover the human genetic code, sees no conflict between the fields. From the National Institutes of Health, Collins led an international team that deciphered most of the human genetic code by the year 2000.
Read an excerpt and view a gallery of pictures from “How the Other Half Worships” by Camilo Jose Vergara. More
Read an excerpt from LEAVING CHURCH: A MEMOIR OF FAITH by Barbara Brown Taylor