Emily McFarlan Miller is an award-winning freelance journalist and social media consultant based in Chicago. Most recently, she managed social media for the Chicago Sun-Times, winning first place for the newspaper's social media presence and second place for her own from the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors Association. Previously, she was the education reporter at The Courier-News, then the Sun-Times publication in Elgin, Illinois. Her writing has appeared in RELEVANT magazine, The Washington Post's Acts of Faith, The Boston Globe's Crux, Religion News Service and other publications.

In addition to her work in journalism, she recently became president of Hope for the First Nations and is studying for a master's degree in intercultural studies through the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies at George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Connect with her at emmillerwrites.com.

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Christian leaders call for Day of Prayer in support of impeachment inquiry

More than 90 Christian leaders are calling for a National Day of Prayer this Sunday (Oct. 13) "for the truth to be revealed through the impeachment inquiry" into whether President Donald Trump solicited help from a foreign government for his 2020 reelection campaign.

Parenting after faith shift, progressive Christians look for new resources

When reading Christian children’s books with his three children, Matthew Paul Turner found himself having to think on the fly.

For anxious young adults, religion can be a wellness tool, says new study

A new study by the Christian research firm Barna Group suggests that many people aged 18 to  35 worldwide have anxiety and that faith can be an asset when dealing with mental health concerns.

United Methodists float plans to split denomination after LGBTQ vote

The United Methodist Church’s deadline for petitions for its next global meeting passed Sept. 18, setting the terms for a final reckoning with LGBTQ issues that have divided the denomination for more than 40 years. 

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