Most young adults with severe mental illness consider religion relevant to their mental health, according to a new study from Baylor University.
By Eric M. Eckert / Baylor University
Perhaps the success of a documentary about a slow-paced children’s show hosted by a kind, soft-spoken Presbyterian minister shouldn’t be a surprise. After all, the success of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” was itself a surprise and its host, an unlikely celebrity.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Most American Protestants like to invite their friends to church—at least once in a while. Nearly two-thirds of Protestant churchgoers say they’ve invited at least one person to visit their church in the past six months, according to a new report from LifeWay Research.
By Bob Smietana / LifeWay Research
Encouraging people to step forward and serve can be frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be, according to LifeWay’s Todd Adkins, Daniel Im, and Eric Geiger, hosts of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast.
By Helen Gibson / Baptist Press
Mental health struggles and thoughts of suicide may be more common than church leaders realize—even among some of the youngest members of a congregation.
Most churchgoers will put up with a change in music style or a different preacher, according to a recently released LifeWay Research study. But don’t mess with a church’s beliefs, or there may be an exodus.
Refraining from bad behavior toward a significant other during stressful life events is more important than showing positive behavior, a Baylor University study revealed.
By Terry Goodrich / Baylor University
Francis Collins, the atheist-turned-Christian best known for his leadership of the Human Genome Project, discussed the wonder and the cautions that come with biotechnology.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
The percentage of multiracial congregations in the United States nearly doubled from 1998 to 2012, with about one in five American congregants attending a place of worship that is racially mixed, according to a Baylor University study.
About 5 million older adults in the United States are abused, neglected or exploited each year, according to the Administration for Community Living, and a Baylor University gerontology expert wants people to know how to identify elder abuse.
New research findings from Baylor University could change the adoption landscape for birth mothers struggling with the life-altering decision to place their children.
Churches that haven’t updated their wireless sound system may have trouble being heard on any given Sunday, as the federal government is phasing out the 600 MHz frequencies many congregations use.
By Diana Chandler / Baptist Press