Over the past couple of years, there has been increased public outrage over police violence against African-Americans.
Entities like the "Black Lives Matter" movement and many liberals argue that such violence is pervasive and requires major reforms within police departments across the country.
Others, including police unions and many conservatives, argue that these concerns are based on misinterpreting statistics and are fomenting anti-police sentiment in many cities. more >>
Next month voters in the United States of America will likely elect either Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Via their campaign sites and debate arguments, Clinton and Trump have released specific plans on how they will handle matters like taxation, poverty, and the economy.
Taxation more >>
Famed preacher and sociology professor at Eastern University Tony Campolo told The Christian Post in an interview that on theological matters he still considers himself an evangelical Christian.
Earlier this month, Campolo garnered headlines after the U.K. publication Premiere published remarks he made in which he said he no longer considered himself an evangelical.
Inspirational Christian speaker and author Joyce Meyer has been calling on Christians to pray and offer support to Christian ministries in Haiti as they recover from the impact of Hurricane Matthew, the most dangerous storm to strike the region in years.
"Yesterday, our partners in Haiti were preparing for Hurricane Matthew and today it has hit this country with full force. Please pray for Haiti, it's people and their protection today," Meyer wrote on Tuesday on her Facebook page, linking to Love A Child, a Christian ministry in Haiti.
"We've reached out to our partners on the ground in Haiti, Love A Child, Inc., and we've sent funds to help provide for the immediate needs of those affected by Hurricane Matthew: food, supplies and medicine, etc. We are also monitoring how it might affect the USA too," Meyer added in a follow up post. more >>
Can We Close The Black Economic Gap?
After watching part of the presidential debate; I asked myself that question.
While the economy has recovered significantly from the Great Recession of the late 2000's, a disturbing trend is emerging. According to the Brookings Institute, 9 million men between the ages of 25 and 54 are still not working. This epidemic of non-working men is occurring in an economic climate of falling unemployment, and it is worse among black men than any other group. more >>
Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission President Russell Moore told The Christian Post in an interview that President Barack Obama is "very receptive" to ideas on prison reform that are being advanced by a coalition of conservative and liberal activists.
The leading ethicist for the Southern Baptist Convention attended a meeting last Thursday with President Obama, along with about a dozen others including Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, and leaders from both conservative and liberal groups.
"It was pretty evenly divided between people who would be more associated with the right and people who would be more associated with the left," said Moore. more >>