Web Exclusive – Faithfully Magazine http://faithfullymagazine.com News, Culture and Christianity...for the Times Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:26:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 90795463 ‘Church Too,’ Scapegoats and Cleaning House http://faithfullymagazine.com/churchtoo-scapegoats-cleaning-house/ Wed, 06 Dec 2017 02:33:22 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52854 William Holman Hunt Scapegoat Painting

The recent #ChurchToo hashtag is a clear sign that the church has failed to protect those who have been sexually abused within its walls. Too often, victims of abuse become scapegoats so that the reputation of the church and its leaders carry on unscathed.

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Haiti Earthquake Survivors Living in U.S. to Lose Protected Status http://faithfullymagazine.com/haitians-temporary-protected-status/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 19:04:56 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52819 Haiti 2010 earthquake

The Department of Homeland Security has announced that temporary protected status for Haitian refugees will be terminated in 18 months, citing significant enough improvements in Haiti for refugees to return.

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What Christians Should Know About the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar http://faithfullymagazine.com/ethnic-cleansing-rohingya/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:56:40 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52792 Rohingya Dispaced

The Rohingya people located in the Rakhine state of Myanmar have been the victims of ethnic cleansing, according to the U.S. Secretary of State and U.N. officials.

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Protecting Victims of Sexual Abuse in Evangelical Churches http://faithfullymagazine.com/sexual-abuse-evangelical-church/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 22:48:08 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52728

Sexual abuse is a growing Protestant problem, as institutional assumptions and procedures tend to protect predators and harm victims.

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Harvey Weinstein, Roy Moore, ‘Me Too’ and Christian Witness http://faithfullymagazine.com/moore-sexual-allegations-christian/ Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:31:22 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52685 Roy Moore

In the wake of the Weinstein scandal and the viral #MeToo movement, Roy Moore has been accused of sexually assaulting teenage girls nearly 40 years ago. Yet, several prominent Christian voices have stood in defense of Moore's actions, which may result in harmful consequences for Christian witness.

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Church After the Sutherland Springs, Texas, Mass Shootings http://faithfullymagazine.com/church-sutherland-springs-texas-shootings/ Tue, 14 Nov 2017 03:59:08 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52629 Emergency vehicles outside First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, where a mass shooting has taken place

Following the tragedy at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Christians wrestle with the reality of violence in their own churches, yet look forward in hope.

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Hope on the Hill Shines a Light on the Future of Public Education http://faithfullymagazine.com/hope-on-the-hill-public-education/ Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:51:03 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52600 Hope on the Hill Education

The Expectations Project recently organized a Hope on the Hill event, a gathering centered on prayer, worship and action to address education inequality, on Capitol Hill.

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Evangelical Pro-Dreamers Call Not as Popular as the Nashville Statement http://faithfullymagazine.com/evangelical-pro-daca-call-not-popular-nashville-statement/ Tue, 07 Nov 2017 23:12:18 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52485 Evangelical

U.S. Evangelical leaders have been hard at work signing cross-denominational statements on pertinent issues, the latest one focused on protecting particular immigrants.

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Interview: Jemar Tisby on Reformed African American Network’s Transition to ‘The Witness’ http://faithfullymagazine.com/jemar-tisby-raan-transition-the-witness/ Sat, 04 Nov 2017 06:46:23 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52475 The Witness

The Reformed African American Network (RAAN) has been rebranded to "The Witness: A Black Christian Collective." The organization's president, Jemar Tisby, explains the transition in an exclusive interview.

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Jeremy Lin’s Dreadlocks and Defining Cultural Appropriation http://faithfullymagazine.com/jeremy-lin-cultural-appropriation/ Mon, 30 Oct 2017 17:16:01 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=52436 Brooklyn Nets players Jeremy Lin and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson

Prior to his season-ending injury, Jeremy Lin was in the news for getting dreadlocks. The Nets point guard even wrote an op-ed about his decision and its relation to cultural appropriation.

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