Most churches have found a way to continue meeting despite the ongoing pandemic, but fewer met in person in January as COVID-19 cases spiked across the country.
02/24/2021 - By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Most religious Black Americans say understanding the role of religion in the lives of Black people is essential for understanding the African American experience, a new Barna Group survey finds.
02/23/2021 - By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Most Black Americans attend predominantly Black congregations, but a majority think such congregations should welcome people of other races, a study from Pew Research Center shows.
02/17/2021 - By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Report finds internationally-known evangelist and apologist Ravi Zacharias sexually abused women at least as far back as February 2014.
02/15/2021 - By Scott Barkley / Baptist Press
A new survey reports more than a quarter of white evangelical Protestants believe a QAnon conspiracy theory that purports former President Donald Trump is secretly battling a cabal of pedophile Democrats.
02/12/2021 - By Jack Jenkins / Religion News Service
Fewer Americans believe the nation has made significant progress in race relations, and a majority say things grew worse under Donald Trump’s presidency, a recent Lifeway Resarch study reveals.
02/09/2021 - By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Researchers found higher levels of belief predicted less trust, while higher levels of belonging predicted more trust.
01/29/2021 - By Bob Smietana / Religion News Service
A new study from LifeWay Research finds 49 percent of U.S. Protestant pastors say they frequently hear members of their congregation repeating conspiracy theories they have heard about why something is happening in our country.
01/26/2021 - By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Research indicates pastors seem more reluctant to address issues of race in their congregations today than four years ago.
01/12/2021 - By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
A posthumous sexual misconduct scandal involving the founder of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries has placed the organization in a wrenching predicament.
01/05/2021 - By David Crary / Associated Press
The religion of young people in Generation Z defies simple categories like “affiliated” and “unaffiliated,” a new study shows.
01/04/2021 - By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Death due to COVID-19 kept Willard and Wilma Gain Bowen apart only a few hours on Thanksgiving Day.
12/14/2020 - By Scott Barkley / Baptist Press