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.
By Jacob Lupfer / Religion News Service
Religion may offer an important explanation as to why Facebook and other social media platforms are problematic both for society and for individual well-being. (via Sightings: Religion in Public Life)
By A. Trevor Sutton / Sightings: Religion in Public Life
Rev. Tamiko Jones reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years after his assassination: King recognized the hand of God throughout history and that everything in history led up to the time in which Dr. King lived.
By Tamiko Jones / WMU of Texas
Following the resurrection, when Jesus’ charged his disciples with this strategic assignment, his words became their modus operandi. After an inspiring Easter celebration, this is a great week to revisit this pivotal mandate.
By Barry Howard / Center for Healthy Churches
The quiet response by current American evangelical leaders to what’s occurring in Russia is notably different than decades past.
By Gregory Alan Thornbury / Religion News Service
A California case before the Supreme Court has implications for free speech.
By Thomas Glessner and Anne O'Connor / Religion News Service
Does the American Bible Society, new owners of the .bible domain, have the authority to dictate what constitutes the Bible?
By Marc Zvi Brettler
Child safety at church is essential. This checklist provides dozens of practical suggestions to keep children safe at church.
By Denise George