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One-on-One with Scholar and Researcher Mark Silk on the Future of Religion, Especially Evangelicalism, in America
Evangelicalism is now the normative form of non-Catholic Christianity in America.
are doing very well, particularly in what we've seen is a geographic shift in the center of gravity reflecting the change in the ethnic composition of American Catholicism from the
Weekend Edition - January 20, 2017
Rural churches, same-sex marriage, ICYMI, and church signs
We talked for a bit about why it is that Evangelicals, who lack the ecclesial structure of Catholicism and Orthodoxy, have an easier time than the rest of us do holding to the orthodox
Hank Hanegraaff's Switch to Eastern Orthodoxy, Why People Make Such Changes, and Four Ways Evangelicals Might Respond
Let's follow Jesus, keep sharing the simple gospel, focus on the Bible, and think like missionaries in order to translate that truth to our modern context.
interested believers often grow weary of two things: a lack of liturgy that ties us to our past and, for some (particularly those prone toward Orthodoxy and Catholicism), the need for a
The State of The Church in America: When Numbers Point To A New Reality, Part 1
Before you dismiss research as unimportant, read this. If facts are our friends, then it's time we listen to them for the good of the Church in America.
to growth, decline, etc. We will share this in a three-part series, followed by on addendum on Catholicism (that was not in the EMQ artice). In Part One
Weekend Edition—April 15, 2016
North Korea, a Footnote, the Developing World, and more!
But I believe it is important for us to keep an eye on Roman Catholicism's doctrinal developments and pastoral application in part because, whether we like it or not, the pope is the face
Trump Picks Sam Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador
President makes his nomination much faster than President Obama.
Trump Picks Sam Brownback as Religious Freedom Ambassador. Gleanings.
Religion in America: An Interview With Greg Smith of the Pew Research Center (Part 2)
Pew researcher says neither Christianity nor Evangelicalism are dying in the U.S.
That Evangelicalism is dying. That Catholicism is dying. That is not the case whatsoever. Those declines are most pronounced within Catholicism and within mainline Protestantism.
The Robust Faith of George III
The “mad” ruler of England during the American Revolution led a life of impressive personal piety.
national discourse. When George took the throne, his declaration refuting Roman Catholicism applied to everyone in the employment of the government. In
Faith of the Candidates: Interview With Marco Rubio (Part 1)
I recently talked with Florida senator and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio about his faith journey.
We know you grew up Catholic. You kind of were engaged in the Mormon faith and came back to Catholicism. Where are you now? Catholicism and Evangelicalism.
‘Grace Alone’ 500 Years LaterSubscriber Access Only
A Catholic perspective.
a divided church. If he had limited himself to saying “gratia prima,” Luther might have effected a needed reform within Catholicism. The Second Vatican
The Faith of the Candidates: An Interview with Jeb Bush
I recently talked with former Florida governor, and Republican presidential candidate, Jeb Bush.
faith. Here is our conversation. On Catholicism. Ed Stetzer: We know you converted to Catholicism—I want to talk about what you mean by that phrase. At
The Case for a ‘New Christian Zionism’
Gerald McDermott challenges simplistic thinking about Israel’s past, present, and future.
Nor does he address Jewish believers who have chosen to identify with Protestant denominations or Roman Catholicism rather than Messianic Judaism.
Spiritual Longing on the Silver ScreenSubscriber Access Only
How the makers (and watchers) of movies are engaged in a kind of prayer.
artists” today. He didn't make films about Catholicism or in the tradition of religious artists of the past, but his faith clearly shaped his storytelling. Like
In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished.
In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice. Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished.
Morning Roundup 4/30/15
Jeb Bush NHCLC; Jeb Bush's Catholicism; Manny Pacquiao's Faith; Religious Freedom
Apr 30, 2015. Roundup. Morning Roundup 4/30/15. Morning Roundup 4/30/15. Jeb Bush NHCLC; Jeb Bush's Catholicism; Manny Pacquiao's Faith; Religious Freedom |. Ed Stetzer.
Morning Roundup 5/27/15
The Catholic Church's American Downfall; The Evangelical Advantage; Overestimation of LGBT Community
It's all about polls today… First, take a look at how progressive writers use the data about Catholicism. What is interesting is that other polls do not show
Lutherans Remember the Reformation Where Germany Committed Genocide
Lutheran World Federation assembles in Namibia for 500th anniversary of Martin Luther.
Lutheran World Federation assembles in Namibia for 500th anniversary of Martin Luther.
Pew: Here’s How Badly Soviet Atheism Failed in Europe
In 18 nations across Central and Eastern Europe, religion is now essential to national identity.
While there is no central authority in Orthodox Christianity akin to the pope in Catholicism, Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople is often referred to as the “first among equals” (in
Cradle Christians: Protestants Keep the Faith Better Than Catholics or Nones
Pew examines which parents successfully pass their religion to their kids—and whether mom or dad mattered most.
thereof. Protestantism is also gaining a larger percentage of adherents from Catholicism and the ranks of the unaffiliated than it is losing to both groups.
Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ Asks What It Really Costs to Follow Jesus
Martin Scorsese adapts Shusaku Endo’s acclaimed novel about faith, mission, and suffering.
Scorsese's Pilgrimage. Scorsese described the process of making Silence as a “pilgrimage,” a working-out of his Catholicism through the medium he knows best: cinema.
Top Story August 20, 2017
Are Christians Donating Too Directly to Missions?
Are Christians Donating Too Directly to Missions?
When helping hurts the professional helpers.
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