Do churches and other religious organizations have a positive impact on the way things are going in the United States? Americans are divided on that point, according to a Pew Research Center survey that shows they align along predictable party lines.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
The latest in a long line of studies shows church attendance is good for your health, but some questions remain unanswered.
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
Attracting and keeping people considered unchurched is rated as the top predictor of growth through new professions of faith at small churches, according to a new study encompassing 12 Christian denominations including Southern Baptists.
By Diana Chandler/Baptist Press
From cohabitation and same-sex marriage to birth control and bathrooms, Americans can’t seem to agree about what is right and wrong regarding sex, and their views often are rooted in faith, according to a LifeWay Research study.
By Bob Smietana / LifeWay Christian Resources
Stories of a zombie apocalypse not only force audiences to confront their own mortality, but also provide a platform to explore what being human really means, Baylor University professor and popular culture observer Greg Garrett insists.
By Ken Camp / Managing Editor
With the songs on their latest album LIFER, Texas-based band MercyMe hopes to encourage and equip audiences to live for what matters most and make a difference for eternity.
By Leann Callaway / Special to the Baptist Standard
An Old Testament professor laments many contemporary Christians have lost biblical fluency and no longer can speak the language of more than half their sacred Scripture.
A new LifeWay Research study shows more than six in 10 Americans older than 45 say right and wrong do not change, but fewer than four in 10 age 35 and younger say the same thing.
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.
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.