More than half of Americans plan to go to church at Christmastime, and most Protestant pastors will keep the doors open for them.
By Bob Smietana /LifeWay Christian Resources
With the release of her debut Christmas album, The Thrill of Hope, three-time Dove Award-winning recording artist Christy Nockels desires to help listeners reflect on Emmanuel—“God with us”—with anticipation, expectancy and joy.
By Leann Callaway / Special to the Baptist Standard
By combining songs rooted in a firm foundation of faith with a desire to influence future generations, Michael W. Smith hopes his latest album, Hymns II, Shine On Us, brings new life to old hymns.
A new poll reveals one in five American adults grew up in a family with more than one religion. More Millennials—27 percent—are raised in religiously mixed homes than any other generation to date.
By Kimberly Winston / Religion News Service
LifeWay Christian Resources discontinued resources featuring bestselling Bible study author Jen Hatmaker after she voiced approval of same-sex marriage.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press
A Pew Research Center poll takes on religious liberty versus discrimination questions.
By Lauren Markoe / Religion News Service
Americans hold varied—and sometimes contradictory—theological beliefs, a new study from LifeWay Research reveals.
By Bob Smietana / LifeWay Christian Resources
A majority of the religiously unaffiliated—the so-called “Nones”—say they fell away from faith not because of any negative experience, but because they “stopped believing,” usually before the age of 30.
By Kimberley Winston / Religion News Service
A quarter of U.S. adults do not affiliate with any religion, a new study shows. But these so-called “Nones” are not voting as a bloc and may have little collective influence on the upcoming presidential election.
Four out of 10 Americans disapprove of atheists, but an even greater number say the same thing about Muslims.
Religion represents big bucks—worth $1.2 trillion annually to the American economy, according to the first comprehensive study to tabulate such a figure.
Death research in the United States mostly overlooks bereavement customs of those who are not Anglo-Protestants, a Baylor University researcher believes.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University