Few pastors make political endorsements from the pulpit, but a growing number publicly back candidates when they step away from their church role.
10/27/2020 - By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
The vast majority of U.S. Protestant churches say they are holding in-person services, but churchgoers have yet to attend in the numbers they did before the coronavirus pandemic struck.
10/20/2020 - By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Many ministers moved from preaching in person to delivering sermons online during the pandemic lockdown. As congregations reopen, often with social distancing and masks, preachers face new challenges
10/19/2020 - By Bob Smietana / Religion News Service
Using smartphone check-ins twice a day for two weeks, Baylor University and Harvard University researchers have found a link between individuals’ daily spiritual experiences and overall well-being.
10/06/2020 - By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
Christian music artists have homed in on the needs of their communities to release songs that speak directly to those dealing with increased mental health trials and doubts in the COVID-19 era.
09/25/2020 - By Tess Schoonhoven / Baptist Press
A new study of 1,262 congregations across the United States shows liberal/progressive congregations—particularly Black churches—have become substantially more engaged in political activity compared to their conservative counterparts.
09/22/2020 - By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
Giving to congregations has shifted upward after churches closed their buildings earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, a survey shows.
09/16/2020 - By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Chaplain John Revell says first responders and police have “a front row seat to depravity.” He said the horrors experienced by first responders on a daily basis have deep impacts on the heart, soul and mind.
09/14/2020 - By Baptist Press Staff
More than half of Americans say religious beliefs are a matter of personal opinion, not objective facts. And that’s made clear by examining the varying, sometimes contradictory, theological doctrines they hold.
09/08/2020 - By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Chadwick Boseman, who was most known for playing the superhero in the title role of Black Panther, was a person of faith from childhood who shared biblical wisdom along the path of his career.
09/01/2020 - By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Amid some churches’ ongoing defiance of state pandemic safety rules, a group of prominent evangelicals has signed on to a statement affirming their belief in science and calling on Christians to follow the advice of public health experts.
08/20/2020 - By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
Church conflict is a growing pressure point for pastors during the coronavirus pandemic, a new report shows.
08/13/2020 - By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service