Fostering Christians who oppose Christian nationalism


(RNS) — At last month’s Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest Protestant denomination barely staved off an attempt by a right-wing faction to seize the convention’s presidency. The insurgents, whose call to arms was to oppose critical race theory, were narrowly turned back with the election of Ed Litton, a moderate pastor from Alabama. But … Read more

A new resource for combating Christian nationalism sees it as a ‘distortion of the gospel’


(RNS) — On Jan. 6, Josh Scott of Nashville’s GracePointe Church watched images of the Capitol insurrection with a rising sense of alarm. The unmistakable Christian elements were hard to miss — “Jesus Saves” signs and flags, a tall wooden cross, the prayer thanking God “for allowing the United States of America to be reborn.” … Read more