How to Keep Your Church Super Bowl Party Legal

Most church Super Bowl parties are perfectly legal, but a few regulations could cause the NFL to throw a penalty flag on a congregation.

Church Unplugged: Three Cautions For Christians Who Download Sermon Podcasts

We can be grateful for podcasts and sermons online. But let’s be sure our people don’t see these sermons as a replacement for gathering with the church.

Help! I Have a Heretic in My Church

Don’t panic. While research shows confusion among evangelicals over core Christian doctrine, there’s hope for your congregation.

Facts & Trends Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Since 1957, Facts & Trends has been providing Christian leaders with relevant information, practical ministry ideas, and biblical resources.

Echoes of the Reformation

Why the five solas are still crucial to who we are as Christians

God With Us in the Detours

Detours frequently provide the ground for development.

Church as Unifier: In Today’s Fragmented Culture, Could the Church Be an Oasis of Unity?

The church has a biblical command to pursue unity and a heavenly vision of its ultimate fulfillment. We can and should fill that role in culture, but it won’t be easy.

In Harmony: How Worship Works in Concert with Other Church Ministries to Make Disciples

Musical excellence and developing great choirs are worthy goals, but if they are our primary focus we run the risk of losing sight of the bigger mission of the church.

3 Important Church Trends for the New Year

Watching trends and thinking about how one might respond is essential to effective leadership. Here are three important trends Thom Rainer sees growing in 2017.

Americans Doubt Preachers, Presidents or Anyone Else Can Address Nation’s Issues

Few Americans agree on who can best lead a conversation about the nation’s woes, according to a new report from LifeWay Research.