“Billy Graham is a simple man who preached a simple message. He must be buried in a simple casket.” — one of the prisoners who built Graham’s casket Read More »
Black Panther features Hollywood heavyweights and Oscar winners, but a relatively new actress, Letitia Wright, might just steal the show and point to Jesus while she’s at it. Read More »
A recent news story about Chili’s restaurant chain highlights a problem many churches face—and possibly provides a solution. Read More »
How can the church reach the most connected—and distracted—generation in history? Here’s how you can get to know Gen Z and reach them. Read More »
Five hundred years after Martin Luther launched the Protestant Reformation, American Protestants aren’t quite sure about two of the movement’s foundational beliefs. Read More »
America is full of sinners—and most of them want to mend their ways. Even as America becomes more secular, the idea of sin still rings true. Read More »
The Bible Belt may have to add a few more notches. It’s getting mega-sized.
Protestant megachurches have increased from 600 at the turn of the century to more than 1,600 today. And the South has almost as many as the rest of the U.S. combined. Read More »
People who pray for their pastors usually say they ask the Lord to bless sermon preparation—and for good reason. The Sunday sermon is the best opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of the most people.
Yet there are many other reasons to intercede on behalf of the shepherds of the Lord’s congregation. Read More »
One reason it’s difficult to get religion in America: The religious landscape changes dramatically, depending on where you live, according to the Public Religion Research Institute. Read More »
Often churches obsess over finding a charismatic leader, developing the right children’s programs, or having the perfect music. Most church attenders, however, say sermons are the primary reason they choose a congregation. Read More »