Is Baylor’s list of effective preachers broad enough?
By Maggi Dawn / Religion News Service
When the size of a church building turns from an asset to a liability that could cause the church’s demise, what should a church do?
By Jim Kitchens / Center for Healthy Churches
Jacob Lupfer hopes the Trump presidency’s new White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative is a success, but stresses implementation will be key.
By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
If, like me, you’re convinced that the Bible actually has something valuable to say all these centuries after its composition, it’s better to have it in the open position at least occasionally—and to read what’s on its pages.
By Tom Krattenmaker / Religion News Service
What causes a Christian to implode? The life of the ‘man after God’s own heart’ reveals three answers.
By Eric Geiger / Religion News Service
A young pastor friend of mine recently complained of too many senior adults in his congregation. Since I am myself a senior adult, I wondered why that was a problem. It seemed to me that he was missing a great opportunity.
By Mike Queen / Center for Healthy Churches
Upon Barbara Bush’s passing, Jacob Lupfer considers how her faith influenced her influential life.
Are a majority of pastors burned out or depressed, as has been previously and widely reported? According to the Barna Group, the answer is no. (via The Christian Century)
By Amy Frykholm / The Christian Century
When you mock Christians, you’re not mocking who you think you are. (via Bloomberg)
By Stephen L. Carter / Bloomberg
How can a church be more effective at communications when so many different communication avenues exist today?
By Natalie Aho / Center for Healthy Churches
Diana Butler Bass discusses her new book, “Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks.”
By Jana Riess / Religion News Service
Our national game is in trouble. The world of religion offers clues to the causes and consequences of the present troubles.