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God Loves a Cheerful Itemizer
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly.
Experts assess how Trump tax plan to double the standard deduction would cost ministries bigly.
Here’s Where Evangelicals Are Giving the Most and Least
For Giving Tuesday, ECFA analyzes the finances of 1,800 ministries.
While the multi-million dollar tally of Giving Tuesday donations will take time to compile, we already know which kinds of charities are most favored by American evangelicals.
Christian Orgs Labeled Hate Groups on Top Charity Site
(UPDATED) GuideStar adopts and then drops Southern Poverty Law Center’s controversial designations.
of nonprofits impacted by the new policy have accused the site of favoring the SPLC's agenda over GuideStar's role as a neutral source of information for people researching charities.
Gleanings: December 2017Subscriber Access Only
that the National Day of Prayer was unconstitutional. Tax proposals could cost charities bigly. The Trump administration's proposal to double the standard
Figuring Out the Millennial Christian Giver
Here's what an ECFA survey of 16,500 donors to 17 evangelical ministries learned about generosity.
Figuring Out the Millennial Christian Giver. 1 of 9. Research.
Why #GivingTuesday Donations Could Drop Dramatically Next Year
Evangelical leaders warn of ‘devastating’ impact of GOP tax plan on the charitable deduction.
Evangelical leaders warn of 'devastating' impact of GOP tax plan on the charitable deduction.
Our Hospitality Mandate (Part One)
What Does an Authentic Christian Reception of Syrian Refugees to the United States Look Like?
Refugee host countries (typically including government resettlement, charities, and non-governmental agencies) look to fulfill a global obligation for gathering the vulnerable into a place
Canada’s First Christian Law School Pleads Case to Supreme Court
Evangelicals pray for a win for Trinity Western University—and for religious freedom in general.
Evangelicals pray for a win for Trinity Western University— and for religious freedom in general.
Cover Story: Blessed Are the HandoutsSubscriber Access Only
Why some Christian poverty experts believe we should give cash to the poor, no strings attached.
Cover Story: Blessed Are the Handouts. Why some Christian poverty experts believe we should give cash to the poor, no strings attached. Bruce Wydick
Secrets of Effective GivingSubscriber Access Only
Here's when and how you can best help the poor.
Secrets of Effective Giving. Here's when and how you can best help the poor. Bruce Wydick| November 27, 2017. Image: Stuart Fisher. Ryan Loofbourrow
Our December Issue: Being Shrewd SamaritansSubscriber Access Only
We’re learning more than ever about good giving.
Our December Issue: Being Shrewd Samaritans. We're learning more than ever about good giving. Andy Olsen| November 27, 2017. One of my favorite
Charity Navigator's Overhead OverhaulSubscriber Access Only
New charity guidelines put ‘support expenses’ in a better light.
That reassurance is necessary because a third of US donors believe charities can't be trusted to handle money well, according to a Chronicle of Philanthropy poll.
Your Tithe Doesn’t Have to Go to Your Church, Most Leaders Say
But for many Christians, it may be a moot point.
But for many Christians, it may be a moot point.
What Arab Leaders Think of USAID Funding Persecuted Christians
Middle East believers pray more American money won't mean more problems.
What Arab Leaders Think of USAID Funding Persecuted Christians. 1 of 2. International.
International Adoptions Drop to New Low as Evangelical Funding Spikes
Churches continue to rally for orphan care while the State Department addresses global restrictions.
Churches continue to rally for orphan care while the State Department addresses global restrictions.
Inside the Museum of the BibleSubscriber Access Only
The new museum wants to ignite passion for the Word through high-tech wizardry and scholarly detachment. Can it do it all?
and small. MOTB took in $156 million in private donations in its 2015 fiscal year, placing it 93rd on Forbes's list of the largest US charities. Museum visitors
6 Things Trump’s Religious Liberty Memo Does (and Doesn’t) Do
Justice Department’s new 20-point guidance falls between advocates’ hopes and opponents’ fears.
Justice Department's new 20-point guidance falls between advocates' hopes and opponents' fears.
Trump Exempts Religious Employers from Birth Control Coverage
Unlike Obamacare mandate, new regulations protect moral or religious objections.
Meanwhile, Christian colleges, charities, and non-profits have been battling the mandate in court ever since, and last year, the Supreme Court sent their cases back for more review.
Religion Boosts US Economy More Than Apple, Amazon, and Google Combined
Study offers best estimate yet of the 'value of faith' in America: $1.2 trillion.
estimate takes into account only the revenues of faith-based organizations falling into several sectors: education, healthcare, local congregational activities, charities, media, and food
Get Thee to a Swanky Tourist Trap
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
What missions-oriented evangelicals gain from seeing the richer side of a poorer country.
The Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election
The Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election
It’s not Republicans or Democrats, but Christian witness.
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