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Living dead offer life lessons, Baylor prof says

Living dead offer life lessons, Baylor prof says

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.

       
Texas band MercyMe wants to connect audiences to victory in Jesus

Texas band MercyMe seeks to connect fans to victory in Jesus

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.

       
Is the Old Testament dying?

Is the Old Testament really dying?

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.

       
Study reveals generation gap regarding views of morality

Study reveals generation gap regarding views of moral behavior

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.

       
More education equals less religious commitment—unless you’re Christian

More education equals less religious commitment—unless you’re Christian

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.

       
Americans fond of the Bible but don’t read it much

Americans fond of the Bible but don’t read it

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.

       
Pastors struggle with response to domestic violence

Pastors struggle with response to domestic violence

When it comes to domestic violence, Protestant pastors want to be helpful but often don’t know where to start, a new study shows.

       
Lee Strobel’s ‘The Case for Christ’ now a movie

Lee Strobel’s ‘The Case for Christ’ now a movie

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.

       
Homeless find rest in faith-based shelters more than others

Homeless find rest in faith-based shelters more than others

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.

       
Few see Christianity as very important to be ‘truly American’

Few see Christianity as very important to be ‘truly American’

Americans may pledge allegiance to “one nation under God,” but they are divided on whether religion is essential to national identity.

       
Baylor expert offers four tips to help battle human trafficking

Four ways to battle human trafficking

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.

       
Does God care who wins the Super Bowl?

Will God favor Falcons or stand up for Patriots?

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.

       
Americans not interested in pastors’ views on social issues

Americans not interested in pastors’ views on social issues

What do pastors think about social or political issues? Americans don’t particularly want to know.

       
Partnership with Martin Scorsese gives evangelical artist wider exposure

Scorsese partnership gives evangelical artist wider exposure

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.

       
Matt Redman wants audiences to connect with the mystery of Christmas

Matt Redman wants audiences to connect with the mystery of Christmas

Singer-songwriter Matt Redman hopes his debut Christmas album draws people into the mystery of the incarnation.

       
 
 
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