Chibok Schoolgirls Released in Exchange for Boko Haram Militants
The girls are the first to be freed since the group was kidnapped from a boarding school in 2014.
the Boko Haram group released a separate video, apparently filmed on Christmas Day 2015 and Ishaya, said they recognized their daughters in the video, while a third mother, Yana
Sunday Journeys - One Month at Moody Church
I love the diversity of cultures, ages, and worship styles.
Third, the age diversity is refreshing. It's a fascinating place, and I'm learning more every day about the history and heritage, but also about the present and future.
Five Fundamentals for an Evangelical Future
The sky isn’t falling for evangelicals
The emerging church came promising answers to evangelicals for a “third way,” but flamed out We need to stand up against the clergification in the modern-day church—the tendency to
Patriotic Worship is Coming to a Church Near You
Pastors and churches mix patriotism and worship around July 4th.
surveyed say their church will change its worship service to acknowledge America's Independence Day. A third of pastors (34 percent) say they plan to include other special ceremonies
Leadership Legacies: Why Character Trumps All
Good leaders are known for leading, encouraging, and caring for those in their organization.
Third, it says that the leadership legacies that really matter may have more to do with successfully glory of his name, and those with whom they stood shoulder to shoulder day by day to
Your Unchurched Friends Want to Know About Your Faith
And while they don’t want to go to church, they’re likely up for attending other church activities with you, LifeWay reports.
A third disagree (31%), while 1 in 9 isn't sure (12 Instead, McConnell suggested those who want to share their faith talk about how their relationship with Jesus affects them in day-to-day
Churches in America—Part 3
Convictional Christians are not leaving the faith.
Eight-in-ten members of the historically black Protestant tradition say they pray every day (as do 79% of About a third of Millennial Americans, according to Pew, are now Nones.
Only One-Third of Pastors Share 'Left Behind' End Times Theology
Here's how 1,000 Protestant clergy disagree on the rapture, the Antichrist, and other points of eschatology.
A third (31%) believe in amillennialism, the view that there's no 1,000-year reign—instead Jesus already rules the The rest of the details don't affect the day-to-day life of most Christians.
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.
for a meaningful life (85%, down from 88%) and said they read their Bible every day (12%, down One third said they'd rather read the Bible on their smart phone or tablet app (33%), up
The Nations Have Come to Our Cities
We cannot overlook the influx of "the nations" ready for the gospel.
of us who grew up in different cultural contexts knew church to be an all-day affair that Third, not only did we choose not to do church “the Western way,” we thought through how life
How Moving to Kenya Made Me a Less Fearful Parent
Things shifted when I noticed my preschooler handles daily life in Africa better than I do.
again the following day. And the next. When I dropped him off on the third day, he said goodbye to me with a smile and ran off to find his new friends.
Ann Voskamp’s rural Canadian life may seem picture perfect. But with her new book, the intensely shy writer could spark a social movement among North American Christians.
second major surgery in Canada weeks before CT visited, and could have a third next summer. Voskamp insists there is no neat story of Western rescue here; any day, she could watch