Fifty percent of practicing Christians in the United States say the history of American slavery continues to significantly affect the African American community today, a Barna study shows.
By Adelle M. Banks / Religion News Service
Spiritual topics aren’t a part of regular conversations with fellow believers for many Protestant churchgoers, but most seem at least somewhat confident others know they’re a Christian.
By Aaron Earls / LifeWay
A new report on family caregivers details how congregations can play a role in supporting the increasing number of members caring for elders.
In spite of biblical admonitions for Christians to be servants, many Protestant churchgoers find it difficult to serve others, a recent study reveals.
Justin Jackson, who was traded to the Dallas Mavericks from the Sacramento Kings, has learned that God has a sense of humor, as well as a sense of direction. (Curated from Word & Way)
By Bill Sorrell
Building relationships seems to come naturally to churchgoers, but those relationships often are built apart from spiritual growth, a study shows.
Rachel Held Evans, a popular Christian writer and speaker, died May 4 at age 37 after a brief illness.
By Emily McFarlan Miller / Religion News Service
Standing at the pulpit of a Los Angeles Baptist church in 1972, Aretha Franklin—known more for hits like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools”—started singing her own rendition of “Amazing Grace.”
Most Protestant churchgoers say they are eager to talk to others about Jesus and pray for opportunities to share their faith. But most say they have not had any evangelistic conversations in the past six months.
Most Protestant pastors feel confident about the discipleship taking place in their churches. However, there’s still plenty of room for growth, according to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.
By Carol Pipes / LifeWay Christian Resources
A new Gallup report found that only half of Americans say they belong to a church or other religious body, down from 69 percent two decades earlier.
By Bob Smietana / Religion News Service
Artificial intelligence may allow technology to help people make wise decisions and work more efficiently. But it is not morally neutral, argues a group of Southern Baptist and other evangelical leaders in a new declaration about technology and ethics.