Students at faith-based colleges and universities are somewhat less likely to experience sexual assault but more likely to experience gender-based discrimination than their peers on secular private or public campuses, new research indicated.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
Churches, parents and Christian colleges face the challenge of instilling moral values in a generation of students who have grown up in a “digital Babylon” of easily accessible pornography, the president of a Christian research firm said.
Churches that shaped their youth ministry programs to appeal to Millennials may need to go back to the drawing board to reach Generation Z, new research showed.
About four in 10 Protestant churchgoers say their congregation has been involved with adoption or foster care in the past year, according to LifeWay Research.
By Bob Smietana / LifeWay Research
Internet use may decrease the likelihood of a person affiliating with a religious tradition or believing only one religion is true, a Baylor University study reveals.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
Belief that mental illness is biological has increased among both health experts and the public in recent years. But campaigns to treat it as a disease and remove stigma may be lacking, a Baylor University study discovered.
Seven in 10 Protestant churches provide Wi-Fi for both guests and staff, according to a survey of Protestant senior pastors by LifeWay Research. Most also have a website and a Facebook page. But few have ventured on Twitter.
President Trump’s born-again-like embrace of evangelical politics was the biggest religion story of the year. But a shooting at a Texas church, a wedding cake a Christian baker refused to make and the status of Jerusalem also grabbed headlines.
By Jerome Socolovsky / Religion News Service
For the second year in a row, President Trump and his conservative evangelical supporters topped the list of the 10 most important religion news stories of the year as compiled by the country’s largest organization of religion journalists.
By Kimberly Winston / Religion News Service
More than 140 evangelical Christian women from across the political and theological spectrums have signed onto a statement calling churches to end the silence around violence against women and the church’s participation in it.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Blue Christmas services are acknowledgments that—despite the mall music and tinseled trees—the season also can be the darkest time of year for those who are grieving, no matter the source of their grief.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Theologian R.C. Sproul, who founded Florida-based Ligonier Ministries and wrote dozens of books, has died at age 78.