Jack Jenkins is a national reporter for Religion News Service and author of American Prophets (HarperOne, 2021).

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Read the homily Joe Biden heard Inauguration Day morning

The Rev. Kevin O’Brien said: As you live out this mission as servant leaders, I also remind you of the Lord’s promise ... "The Lord is near. Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. .... Then the God of peace will be with you."

How House chaplain calmed tense hours in besieged Capitol with prayers for 'God's covering'

Trump-supporting extremists were storming into the U.S. Capitol. Rear Adm. Margaret Grun Kibben, who has served in combat, was not rattled. Instead, she gathered herself and prayed.

As chaos hits Capitol, two forms of faith on display

Churches were some of the first to offer pushback to Trump supporters Jan. 6. But those who gathered to support Trump and repeat disproven claims of election fraud appeared undeterred by theological critiques.

DC church replaces Black Lives Matter banner destroyed by 'Proud Boys'

Asbury United Methodist Church in Washington replaced a Black Lives Matter sign Dec. 18 that was taken from its grounds and set aflame the previous weekend by members of the Proud Boys.