Trump Ends Evangelicals and Catholics Together
This election, many of evangelicals’ GOP allies across the Tiber are leaving for Clinton.
During an interview last night on the Catholic Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), Donald Trump said, “Why would an evangelical or a Catholic—almost you could say anybody of
Weekend Edition—July 22, 2016
Distractions, Work, a Diverse America, Church signs, and more!
In his 1985 polemical book, Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman predicted that television, by replacing a word-based culture with an image-based culture, would bring the end of
Died: Jan Crouch, Cofounder of Trinity Broadcasting Network
The 78-year-old started the world’s largest religious cable network with her husband.
a-thons.” TBN broadcasts messages from preachers such as Joel Osteen, TD Jakes, and Benny Hinn around the world via 78 satellites and more than 18,000 television and cable
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 2
Larger churches building smaller buildings with community areas are a growing trend.
I think so. Small is the New Big, for Larger Churches. In the past, people thought about church buildings like television manufacturers today think of TVs—make them as big as possible.
Teens Read Bible More During the School Year
The latest study from Barna also shows how many teens think the Bible offers hope, and whether their house rules are influenced by Scripture.
Half of practicing Protestant teens have watched a Bible-themed television show in the past year (51%); even more have seen a Christian movie (78%).
Sibling Rivalry: From Childhood to the Church
Will they—or will we—ever stop fighting?
Television series like Parenthood and this year's breakout hit This Is Us tap into our longing, not only for parental acceptance, but also for that unique bond that forms horizontally
Engaging the Elections at Church
How to pastor your congregation during the campaign season.
With billions of dollars spent on presidential campaigns every four years, it is almost impossible for anyone who has a radio, television, computer or smart phone to ignore the barrage of
Died: Tim LaHaye, Author Who 'Left Behind' a Long Legacy
Jerry B. Jenkins: 'Thrilled as I am that he is where he has always wanted to be, his departure leaves a void in my soul.'
If Tim was missing from the autograph table or the green room of a network television show, he was likely in a corner praying with someone he'd just met—from a reader to a part-time
Orthodox Will Hold Humbled Yet Historic Council in Crete
Patriarchs disagree over how many disputes—out of centuries' worth—to tackle in 10 days.
attend. “We do not believe that the whole idea of the council should be abandoned,” Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion said on Russian television.
Should Your Favorite Ministry Become a ‘Church’?
Why more parachurch groups are telling the US government they’re not like other nonprofits.
For example, the fact that 22 of America's 30 largest television ministries are registered as “churches” drew congressional and media scrutiny in 2014.
Gleanings: December 2016
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our December issue).
their lives.”. Pakistan: Christians 'blindsided' by broadcasting ban. In October, Pakistan banned the Muslim nation's 11 Christian television channels. “The
China Frees Lawyer Who Defended 100 Church Crosses
Zhang Kai gave what advocates deem a forced confession on state TV last month.
On February 25, he appeared on state television stating a “confession” that he had disrupted social order and endangering state security. Many believe the confession was coerced.