Standing at the pulpit of a Los Angeles Baptist church in 1972, Aretha Franklin—known more for hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools”—started singing her own rendition of “Amazing Grace.”
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Most Protestant churchgoers say they are eager to talk to others about Jesus and pray for opportunities to share their faith. But most say they have not had any evangelistic conversations in the past six months.
By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
Most Protestant pastors feel confident about the discipleship taking place in their churches. However, there’s still plenty of room for growth, according to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.
By Carol Pipes / LifeWay Christian Resources
A new Gallup report found that only half of Americans say they belong to a church or other religious body, down from 69 percent two decades earlier.
By Bob Smietana / Religion News Service
Artificial intelligence may allow technology to help people make wise decisions and work more efficiently. But it is not morally neutral, argues a group of Southern Baptist and other evangelical leaders in a new declaration about technology and ethics.
On top of his duties as the director of the National Institutes of Health, Francis Collins takes time to answer letters from Christians seeking to reconcile their faith with science.
By Yonat Shimron / Religion News Service
The Community Gospel Choir of St. Louis is dedicated to bridging the black and white communities by breaking down racial, cultural and economic barriers.
By Bill Motchan / Religion News Service
Be the Bridge is Latasha Morrison’s award-winning faith-based effort to connect the seemingly two different worlds of black and white in America.
By Nicola A. Menzie / Religion News Service
Adelle M. Banks examines findings of a LifeWay Research study into church attendance habits of black and white millenials.
Many churches in the United States are not seeing new faces in the pews, a new study reveals.
An independent group of Christian leaders found allegations of “sexually inappropriate words and actions” by Bill Hybels, the founder of Willow Creek Community Church, are credible.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
As executive producers of the new film “Run the Race,” Tim Tebow and his brother Robby wanted to create the kind of Christian movie he longed to see—one that depicts authentic challenges.
By Heather Adams / Religion News Service