A conservative Christian organization has asked video streaming giant Netflix to pull “13 Reasons Why,” a dramatic series critics say glamorizes suicide, after several teens who reportedly watched the show took their own lives.
By Mark A. Kellner / Religion News Service
Pew Research has found a significant gender gap concerning religious beliefs and practice among self-identified Christian men and women in America.
By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Bill Hybels, pastor of a powerful Chicago-area mega-church, has resigned after a series of sexual misconduct claims he described as “flat-out lies.”
By John Bacon / USA Today
What has happened to church organists—the ones who read three staffs of music, dance on the pedals, maneuver multiple manuals, pull organ stops, push pistons, manipulate swell and crescendo pedals and follow a director—all at the same time?
By Karen Allen / The Alabama Baptist
Few churches have disciplined their members for misconduct, according to a new study from LifeWay Research.
By Bob Smietana / LifeWay Research
“Paul, Apostle of Christ” opened in the top 10 at the box office its first weekend. It’s one of several current movies aimed at Christian audiences.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Protestant churches may be a little more diverse these days—and that’s a good thing, their pastors say.
Nine out of 10 Protestant pastors in the United States believe their congregations would welcome sermons on racial reconciliation, according to a new study.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
If the average pastor has anything to do with it, church guests can expect multiple greetings—and may even leave with a gift, according to a new study.
While prayer and church involvement are important, professional help is needed to treat depression, anxiety or any other mental health issue, a child advocate said.
By Joy Allmond / LifeWay Christian Resources
Everyone needs a Mrs. Fincher in their lives, actress Priscilla Shirer said of her character who stirs up the gift in MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard in the upcoming movie I Can Only Imagine.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
Republicans who perceive God as highly engaged with humanity are like Democrats when it comes to social and economic justice issues, and Democrats who see God as a strict judge are like Republicans on retributive justice issues, according to a Baylor University study.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University