How Events Help People Share the Mission
Christians learn how to invite others to Christ when event invitations are a pattern.
Special events can include the more popular ones like Easter and Christmas, but also can include Parent/Child Dedications, Mother's and Father's Day, and the beginning of a new
Sunday Journeys—Visiting at The Church at Spring Hill
I love visiting churches where there's a personal investment.
(They've since moved to Sunday morning and this was their first Easter!) This particular evening, we brought our Life Group down to help them with their worship series.
United Kingdom (Kind of) Keeps the Fourth Commandment
British politicians preserve limits on Sunday shopping.
voted that large stores in England and Wales can only be open a maximum of six continuous hours between 10 am and 6 pm The stores must also close on Easter and Christmas.
In God We Trust
Do we really think about what "God" Americans trust?
are one nation under God, to Christian-related federal holidays, to the swearing in of Presidents with a hand upon the Bible, to the packed parking lots this past Easter Sunday, America
3 Tips for Reaching the Dechurched
Every church should be thinking about how to reach the dechurched
We watch her kids. We invite her over for dinner. And we invite her to Easter services and make an effort to connect with her in every way possible. But
Why Lent Is Good for Bad Christians
The somber season leading up to Easter might feel like punishment. In fact, for people like me, it's sheer grace.
The somber season leading up to Easter might feel like punishment. In fact, for people like me, it's sheer grace. The somber season leading up to Easter might feel like punishment.
Lent in the Shadow of Cancer
Three writers reflect on breast cancer, bodies, and resurrection hope.
For Suzanne, it was April of 2014. Two days after Easter, the radiologist said, “I see a mass.” The diagnosis: an aggressive form of stage 2 breast cancer.
Bible on Demand: What 160 Million People Searched Scripture For in 2015
Bible Gateway offers year-end analysis of the most-popular verses and chapters, and whether anyone finished their Bible-in-a-year reading plans.
patterns emerge: Bible Gateway. Most obvious is the predictable seasonal popularity of certain Bible passages, notably the Gospels at Easter. And as
Keep the Easter Spirit Alive
How physical celebrations can lead to spiritual transformations.
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Pope Apologizes to 'First Evangelicals' for Persecution
The Waldensians suffered years of massacre, rape, and pillaging during the Catholic Church’s attempt to stomp it out.
During one famous massacre, more than 1,700 Waldensian lives were taken on Easter week in 1655. Francis apologized in Turin, the city where the Easter massacre was authorized.