Other Feature Stories

Jesus vote

“How Would Jesus Vote?” New Poll Asks Americans

A new survey from YouGov found, in general, voters believe Jesus would be more conservative in his positions than they are with theirs.

jacobwells

Using Church Design to Create Modern-Day Jacob’s Wells

The people at Visioneering Studios believe modern-day wells can be dug to facilitate the horizontal connection between people, as well as the vertical connection with the Creator and His creation simultaneously.

American religions

How do Most Americans View Evangelicals?

Evangelicals, along with Jews and Catholics, are thought of more positively than other religious groups in America, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center.

small church

What Size Says About Your Church

Congregational stereotypes often color people’s view of a church before they ever visit it. But are they true?

Calibrate

firstimpression

8 Tips for a Great First Impression

By Sean Fowlds Having served in the local church the past two decades, one of the first things my wife and I did after our recent move was eagerly hunt for a new church home. To our surprise and disappointment, we’ve experienced a rather lukewarm reception at the churches we’ve visited. But our experience as […]

Read More

Technology

mingrid2

Ministry Grid: Training for the Digital Age

Ministry Grid offers more than 1,800 videos of pastors, theologians and church leaders offering insights on a range of topics from pastoral ministry and leadership development to discipleship and Bible study.

Read More

On Our Radar

On Our Radar

On Our Radar: Books & Bible Studies for Summer 2014

Each issue of Facts & Trends, we profile some upcoming resources we think will be helpful to you. Here are the books and Bible studies from the Summer 2014 issue.

notgiveup

When Love Didn’t Give Up

Ian and Larissa Murphy met in college and fell in love. Their plans to get married and start a life together took a detour when Ian suffered a debilitating brain injury in a car accident. In an instant, their lives changed forever. In Eight Twenty Eight, Larissa recounts the long days, weeks, and years she spent hoping and praying for God to heal Ian.

On Our Radar

On Our Radar: Books & Bible Studies for Spring 2014

Each issue of Facts & Trends, we profile some upcoming resources that we think will be helpful to you. Here are the books and Bible Studies from the Spring 2014 issue.

Read More