Faithfully Magazine http://faithfullymagazine.com News, Culture and Christianity...for the Times Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:17:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 90795463 MLK Jr’s Vision of Agape Love as a Moral Imperative Still Matters http://faithfullymagazine.com/martin-luther-king-jrs-vision-agape-love-moral-imperative-still-matters/ Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:17:19 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53228 martin luther king jr

Martin Luther King, Jr. focused on the role of love as key to building healthy communities and the ways in which love, as defined by Jesus Christ, can and should be at the center of our social interactions.

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Remember Recy Taylor and Other Recy Taylors in the Church http://faithfullymagazine.com/remember-recy-taylor/ Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:40:43 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53200 Recy Taylor fair use

Recy Taylor was on her way home from church when she was kidnapped by a group of White men on September 3, 1944. Taylor was subsequently brutally raped, but her assailants went free after two trials that were heard by all-White, all-male juries.

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Will Jamaica Ban US Preacher Who Has Called for Gays to Be Killed? http://faithfullymagazine.com/will-jamaica-ban-us-preacher-called-gays-killed/ Sat, 13 Jan 2018 06:16:31 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53215 Steven Anderson

The pending visit of American fundamentalist pastor Steven Anderson to Jamaica has sparked heated debate among Jamaicans over issues of tolerance, human rights, and freedom of speech.

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World Vision Looks for New President as Stearns Announces Retirement http://faithfullymagazine.com/world-vision-president-stearns-retirement/ Wed, 10 Jan 2018 04:39:54 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53184 World Vision President Richard Stearns

World Vision, known for its international advocacy and humanitarian work, announced Tuesday that Richard Stearns would retire as its president after 20 years of leadership.

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Hollywood’s Female Leads and Women of the Bible http://faithfullymagazine.com/hollywoods-female-leads-women-bible/ Wed, 10 Jan 2018 02:42:47 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53156 woman

Some moviegoers applaud the apparent uptick in films featuring strong female leads, while others see the box office trend as part of an alleged anti-Christian feminist agenda.

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Global Worship: You Are What You Worship With http://faithfullymagazine.com/global-worship/ Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:29:39 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53120 Global Worship

Have you ever considered that "you are what you worship with?" In other words, what Christians use to worship God with demonstrates something about their own identity. If God's kingdom is inherently global, our worship should be as reflective of that fact as possible.

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Five Potential Dangers of Skepticism http://faithfullymagazine.com/five-potential-dangers-skepticism/ Thu, 04 Jan 2018 17:02:03 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53126 Hands open in prayer of hope

Skepticism is seen as an intellectually healthy and stimulating skill to possess. But what if skepticism, for all its advantages, is a dangerous worldview that keeps people anxious, lonely, and unloving?

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A Prayer of Hope for 2018 http://faithfullymagazine.com/new-year-prayer-2018/ Sun, 31 Dec 2017 21:28:32 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53088 Woman Prays in Hope

The year 2017 has drawn to a close, and many of us step into 2018 with trepidation and caution. Christians of color have been confronted with many challenges, struggles, and frustrations this past year. Yet, in our feelings of hopelessness, we can pray to the God of hope unfailing.

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Top Stories of 2017: SBC Alt-Right Resolution, Preaching Professors in Black Face, Church ‘Race Tests,’ and More http://faithfullymagazine.com/top-stories-2017-sbc-alt-right-resolution-preaching-professors-black-face-church-race-tests/ Sun, 31 Dec 2017 05:54:26 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53092 2017

It's time to review Faithfully Magazine's most popular stories of 2017. The 10 most popular posts of 2017 include op-eds, news reports and social media roundups, and touch on topics related to race, missions, sexism, and more.

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Dreaming of a White Christmas? http://faithfullymagazine.com/trump-white-christmas-representation/ Fri, 29 Dec 2017 08:08:21 +0000 http://faithfullymagazine.com/?p=53069 Nativity Scene Christmas

President Trump claims he has led the charge to bring "Merry Christmas" front and center in the public sphere. But, which Christmas is he and his supporters trying to save?

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