Monday's News & Ideas - 6/10/2019

  • SBC ‘midlife crisis’
  • G20 interfaith forum
  • Megachurches & abuse
  • Women & Christian right
  • Michael Curry spreads love
  • Therapy for chronic pain

Southern Baptists’ midlife crisis
The Atlantic: Forty years after its conservative rebirth, the nation’s largest Protestant body is showing signs of age, writes Jonathan Merritt.

Religious leaders want to get the attention of world leaders. What's the right approach?
Deseret News: Here are a few key takeaways from this year's G20 Interfaith Forum.

Her evangelical megachurch was her world. Then her daughter said she was molested by a minister.
The New York Times: Evangelical churches have long distanced themselves from the sexual abuse crisis that has consumed the Catholic Church. But a reckoning has arrived.

Women have been the heart of the Christian right for decades
The Conversation: Would voting more women into office necessarily shift the politics of abortion?

From royal wedding to Delaware church, Michael Curry spreads message of love
Delaware Online: “This is not about building a bigger church,” Curry said. “This is about making a better world.”

The Spark

Can you reshape your brain's response to pain?
Emotional awareness and expression therapy is an emotion-focused treatment aimed at helping people who are in widespread, medically unexplained pain, reports NPR.

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