Tony Campolo, a sociology professor at Eastern University and former conservative Christian activist, has said he no longer wants to be labeled an evangelical Christian.
Once the head of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education, Campolo told the U.K. publication Premiere that he no longer considers himself an evangelical.
In remarks published by Premiere on Monday, Campolo said he disagrees with many perceptions commonly associated with American evangelicalism. more >>
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is expected to address concerns of the African-Americans in a "town hall" style event at a Cleveland church Wednesday on the heels of the fatal police shooting of Tulsa father Terence Crutcher, 40.
The event will be held at the New Spirit Revival Center church in Cleveland Heights which is pastored by vocal Trump surrogate Rev. Darrell Scott, who is also CEO of the National Diversity Coalition for Trump.
The town hall meeting is advertised along with a "Midwest Values and Vision Pastors Leadership Conference" with Trump. more >>
Evangelist Franklin Graham is expressing his displeasure this week at the White House for its handling of the recent terror attacks in Minnesota, New York City and New Jersey.
Writing on his Facebook page Graham asked: "Why is it so hard for our president and his administration to call Islamic terrorism what it is?"
Graham was particularly irked that President Obama called the stabbing of eight people in a Minnesota shopping mall by an attacker who yelled "Allahu Akbar" during the assault a "potential act of terrorism." more >>
Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend, the former Maryland lieutenant governor and daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, has revealed that former President George H.W. Bush told her he is voting for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton instead of Republican Donald Trump in the November elections.
"The President told me he's voting for Hillary!!" Townsend said in a photo posted on her Facebook page, which shows her shaking hands with the former president.
It is no secret that America is deeply divided today, due in no small part to the words and actions of our president. Unfortunately, rather than drawing us together as we approach the 2016 elections, President Obama continues to divide us.
First, there was his appeal to African Americans, insinuating that if they didn't get out and vote (meaning for Hillary Clinton) it would be a personal insult to him and a blemish on his legacy.
Next, there was his claim that the only reason Americans would not vote for Hillary would be that they were sexist, not wanting a woman to lead the country, a woman who, in his eyes, was infinitely more qualified to be president than Donald Trump. more >>
The United States Navy will require all sailors to undergo training on the service's new transgender policies being put in place as a result of the Pentagon lifting a ban on transgender service members openly serving in June.
According to Military.com, an all-Navy message was sent out last Tuesday by Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Robert Burke. Burke's message explained the new three-pronged training approach will prepare not only senior Navy leaders but also rank-and-file sailors for when the service begins accepting transgender recruits on July 1, 2017.
"This training will emphasize policies and expectations of personal behavior," the message states. more >>