in light of the increase in deadly incidents at churches in recent years, how should churches small and large respond to the new face in church this week—welcoming or suspicious? Read More »
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. —Romans 8:28, CSB Read More »
Well-meaning folks can collect truckloads of donations, drive hundreds of miles to a disaster zone, but can find nowhere to deliver the goods. Give smarter. Read More »
Faith-based volunteers and churches provide for people’s immediate needs when disaster strikes. But they also provide much-needed hope. Read More »
“I looked up two days before Hurricane Katrina and I said, ‘all right team, talking to my church board, what’s our hurricane plan?’ And they looked at me and said, ‘What hurricane plan?” — pastor, Biloxi, Mississippi Read More »
Regardless of gender or generation, LGBT individuals are more likely to be married to a person of the opposite sex than married to a same-sex spouse. Read More »
Millions of Americans looked in the sky for a glimpse of the solar eclipse last Monday, but many were also looking in the pages of Scripture. Read More »
For the first time in more than a decade, the most common reason a church finds itself in federal or appellate court is not child abuse. It’s now property disputes. Read More »
In a few days, the sun will disappear for about three minutes. A part of the world will become dark during the day. Is this a miracle? Absolutely not; it’s totally expected and predictable.
Has there ever been a time, though, that God did work miraculously by altering the courses of the sun, moon, and stars? Absolutely! Read More »
College freshmen are a lot less religious than they used to be.
In the last 30 years, the number of incoming freshmen who say they are nonreligious has tripled, according to data from the annual Cooperative Institutional Research Program Freshman Survey. Read More »