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.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
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.
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 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.