Angela Gorrell, assistant professor of practical theology at Truett Theological Seminary, believes social media spaces can be instruments of God’s unconditional love—but also sources of anxiety, jealousy and depression.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
Historically, faith traditions often have been reluctant to talk about mental health and suicide. That is changing.
By Heather Morrison / Religion News Service
Frequent church attendance—whether “worshipping local” or traveling farther—is associated with higher commitment to the neighborhood where the congregant lives, a Baylor study shows.
As retail stores hope the holiday shopping season gives their bottom line a lift, American Protestant pastors are less sure the economy is helping their congregation this year.
By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
LifeWay Research asked 1,000 Protestant pastors about their personal connections to the opioid epidemic and how their churches are looking to address the issue.
Civics education expert Brooke Blevins, chair of Baylor University’s department of curriculum and instruction, said the renewed focus on Fred Rogers—the beloved and soft-spoken TV personality—might be coming at just the right time.
By Eric M. Eckert / Baylor University
A network of Christian women’s health centers in Texas will begin next March providing contraceptives to single women, according to the network’s Southern Baptist CEO.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
John Crist’s upcoming Netflix holiday special and new book are on hold after allegations the popular comedian has used his celebrity status and Christian reputation to sexually harass women.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Most retirement-age pastors and missionaries say their current life is close to ideal, but some who have entered retirement say they could’ve been better prepared.
The percentage of Americans who identify as Christian has dropped significantly in recent years and overall worship attendance by Americans declined, but worship service attendance among Christians remained steady, a new study reported.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
A LifeWay Research study explored the perspectives of American evangelicals on civility, politics, media consumption and how likely they are to engage with views different from their own.
Anne Graham Lotz’s journey has been a tough one lately. But the 71-year-old Bible teacher and daughter of Billy Graham says she has refused to give up hope and her faith remains a constant.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service