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.
“Shell shocked.” That’s how Michigan pastor Mathew Vroman felt after learning of the Nov. 5 massacre at a small Texas church that left 26 worshippers dead at the hands of a gunman.
By David Roach / Baptist Press
Nine in 10 American adults celebrate Christmas, but that celebration is shifting in a secular direction, according to the Pew Research Center.
By Cathy Lynn Grossman / Religion News Service
About one in four Americans say they are evangelical Christians. Most of them are white, live in the South and identify as Republican. Many go to church every week. But they’re not always sure what they believe.
By Bob Smietana / LifeWay Research
Older American evangelicals love Israel, but many younger evangelicals simply don’t care, a new survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research reveals.
A mainline Protestant professor of philosophy from a Baptist university explained why it made sense for an Anglican author and evangelical icon to believe in a variation on the Catholic doctrine of purgatory.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
After federal authorities accidentally triggered a 1993 fire that killed 75 members of an obscure Christian sect near Waco, one of the lessons law enforcement learned was to call religion experts in a crisis where faith is a factor.
With Scripture readings, a tribute to God and a sigh of relief, an international array of officials opened the Museum of the Bible in the nation’s capital.
Across the country, many churches and other places of worship are considering security measures as mass shootings have become a tragically familiar narrative in the United States.
In the midst of personal trials and storms, singer/songwriter Micah Tyler clings to Christ as his anchor and shares his struggles during concerts as a testimony of God’s sustaining power.
By Leann Callaway / Special to the Baptist Standard