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 Christian rap artist Trip Lee challenges students to rise up

Rise up, rapper Trip Lee challenges students

Christian rap artist Trip Lee realizes the importance of reaching teenagers for Christ because of the transformation that took place in his life during his teen years. 

       
Why some evangelicals changed their minds about evolution

Why some evangelicals changed their minds about evolution

A new book promotes the idea that one can be serious about Christian faith and still accept a scientific Darwinian account of human origins.

       
Young social media users less committed to single religion, research shows

Young social media users less committed to single religion, research shows

Young people who use social media are more likely to develop a “pick-and-choose” approach to customize their faith—regardless what their religious tradition teaches—than those who do not use social media, a Baylor University study revealed.

       
Few churches prioritize prison ministries

Few churches prioritize prison ministries

Most Protestant pastors go to jail, at least for a visit, and want to help prisoners and their families. But their churches often lack the training or finances to operate an effective prison ministry.

       
Most pastors want misconduct accusations kept confidential until proven

Most pastors want misconduct accusations kept confidential

Half of Protestant pastors say their colleagues should step down from the pulpit for a time if they are accused of misconduct, and most say such accusations should be kept in confidence until proven, according to a new LifeWay Research survey.

       
End of the world? It’s complicated, pastors insist

End of the world? It’s complicated, pastors say

Most Protestant pastors believe Jesus will return in the future. But few agree about the details of the apocalypse.

       
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Fairness builds base for witness in business

A "theology of negotiation" treats people fairly, upholds Christian principles—and still is good business, veteran hotel developer/owner Jack vanHartesvelt insists.

       
The Bible among 10 “most challenged” books of 2015

The Bible among 10 “most challenged” books of 2015

For the first time in nearly a decade, the Bible made the list of the American Library Association’s 10 most frequently challenged books last year.

       
Highly religious people happier than others

Highly religious people happier than others

Three in 10 Americans claim they are pretty satisfied with life, happy, healthy and moral. They’re the “highly religious” 30 percent of U.S. adults who say they pray daily and attend church at least once a week.

       
International study reveals gender gap in religion

International study reveals gender gap in religion

Among Christians, women are more religious than men by several standard measures of what it means to be a religious person, a new Pew Research Center international reveals.

       
Many churches continue to face budget challenges

Many churches continue to face budget challenges

When it comes to finances, “just getting by” seems to be the new normal for American churches.

       
Does God care who wins the Super Bowl?

Does God care who wins the Super Bowl?

An old gospel hymn says God’s eye is on the sparrow, but what about panthers and broncos? A LifeWay Research poll found most Americans skeptical about divine intervention on the football field.

       
NFL violence and high school prayers OK with most fans

NFL violence and high school prayers OK with most fans

For all the headlines about football violence, concussions and player injuries, watching football is not a “guilty pleasure” for many Americans. It’s just a pleasure, a new survey finds.

       
Study: fewer young people see marriage, procreation prerequisites for sex

Study: fewer young people see marriage, procreation prerequisites for sex

A new Barna study shows that Gen-Xers and Millennials — including those who identify as Christian — are much less likely than older Americans to see marriage and procreation as a necessary condition for sex.  From BNG

       
Hard to lay odds on how Americans view sports betting

Hard to lay odds on how Americans view sports betting

Most Americans believe wagering on sports isn’t morally wrong, but nearly half think it should be illegal anyway.

       
 
 
 
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