Conventional wisdom says the more educated a person is, the less religious he or she likely will be. That’s mostly true, according to analysis of Pew Research Center surveys, but Christians seem to be the exception.
By By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Americans have a positive view of the Bible, and many say the Christian Scriptures are filled with moral lessons for today. However, more than half of Americans have read little or none of the Bible.
By Bob Smietana / LifeWay Christian Resources
When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don’t know where to start, a new study shows.
By Bob Smietana / LifeWay Research
Lee Strobel’s The Case for Christ has been turned into a movie, set for release by the Christian movie studio Pure Flix Entertainment April 7.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Religious organizations provide more than half of the emergency shelter beds for homeless people in major cities across the country, a new Baylor University study shows.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Americans may pledge allegiance to “one nation under God,” but they are divided on whether religion is essential to national identity.
The crowds who pour into Houston for the Super Bowl and pregame festivities will include people involved in human trafficking, a Baylor University social work professor predicted.
By Eric Eckert / Baylor University
Does God have his eye on the gridiron? Will he cheer for either the Atlanta Falcons or the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl Feb. 5? One-quarter of all Americans believe he does and he will, according to a new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute.
By Kimberly Winston / Religion News Service
What do pastors think about social or political issues? Americans don’t particularly want to know.
Decades before Makoto “Mako” Fujimura became America’s most successful evangelical fine artist—and even longer before he advised Martin Scorsese on the director’s new movie, Silence—an unplanned turn down a darkened museum hall in Tokyo defined his artistic calling.
By David Van Biema / Religion News Service
Singer-songwriter Matt Redman hopes his debut Christmas album draws people into the mystery of the incarnation.
By Leann Callaway / Special to the Baptist Standard
The desire to bring hope and healing to people hurting during the holidays inspired six-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist Amy Grant to compile a collection of inspirational songs for her first Christmas album in nearly 20 years.