Never-married Adults Reach Historic High

In 2012, 1 in 5 adults ages 25 and older (about 42 million people) had never been married; in 1960, only about 1 in 10 adults (9 percent) in that age range had never been married. Here’s what that means for churches.

By The Numbers: Race Relations in America

What do Americans think about national race relations?

Public Sees Religion’s Influence Waning

Nearly three-quarters of the public (72 percent) now thinks religion is losing influence in American life, up 5 percentage points from 2010 to the highest level in Pew Research polling over the past decade.

Work & Faith: Q&A with David Barranco

Darryl Ford interviews a small business owner and member of his church about how his faith impacts his business life.

3 Accelerating Trends in Local Churches

Here are three trends that are only growing faster in American churches.

All of Life: Equipping Christians for 9 to 5

Darryl Ford, lead pastor of Ikon Community Church, says discipleship is incomplete unless it addresses how a Christian should view their vocational life.

Drop the Juggling Act: Coping With Busyness Without Burning Out

Here are four keys to help us cope with busyness by leading balanced lives that help us avoid burning out and rusting out.

Wealth, Poverty, and Human Flourishing: How Do We Really Help?

With so much wealth in the world, why do so many people subsist in dire poverty? What can Christians and congregations do to make a difference?

Social Media: Hashtag Do’s and Don’ts

For those new to social media or even for longtime Twitter users, here are some basic do’s and don’ts churches and pastors should be aware of when it comes to hashtags (#).

Stuck Like Glue

Here are seven ideas, both practical and principled, to help you protect the connections you have with your friends, your spouse, and your kids.