According to the U.S. State Department, 74 percent of the world’s population lives in countries “with serious restrictions on religious freedom.” Read More »
How can we share Christ with the unchurched today? It’s simple: one conversation at a time. Here are some reminders for Christians to help alleviate their fears. Read More »
Before his first concert after his daughter’s death, Steven Curtis Chapman had said he would never play “Cinderella” again, but something changed. Read More »
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. Read More »
Pastors, worship leaders, and congregations have to believe singing matters, or they won’t ever want to sing, says Harland. Churches sing, he says, because Scripture expects them to.
They also sing because it’s a powerful form of discipleship that marries truth and melody and imbeds that truth in people’s souls. “Melody helps people to remember,” Harland says. “Singing is a powerful tool for developing followers of Christ.” Read More »
Thank you, readers of Facts & Trends, for making 2016 our best year yet. Read More »
From car-care clinics to neighborhood block parties, Diana Davis shares 52 ideas your church can use this year to make an impact in your community. Read More »