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Congrats, Billy: Stats Show Your Evangelical Movement Is Still Going Strong
Born-again believers have kept the faith over four decades, while most religious switching has been between mainline Protestants and the “nones.”
Here’s How America Is Praising Its Best-Known Preacher: Billy Graham
The late, great evangelist is garnering countless tributes after his death at 99.
David Platt Is Ready to Leave the IMB
After trying to both run a major missions agency and preach on Sundays, the local church won out.
A Small Rural Church Is Hard to Kill
A Texas Baptist pastor on the risk and resilience of America’s smallest congregations.
6 Desires for ‘Dreamers’ Fix, from 50 Evangelical Leaders
Diverse DACA group includes Matt Chandler, Richard Land, Shai Linne, and four Southern Baptist past presidents.
Southern Baptists Back Confederate Monument Removal in Memphis
Meanwhile, Robert E. Lee’s former church votes to change its name.
Has Christian Psychology Lost Its Place at Southern Seminary?
(UPDATED) President Albert Mohler speaks to CT about the controversy over a longtime professor’s departure.
Gleanings: September 2017 Subscriber access only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
The Rise of the Nons: Protestants Keep Ditching Denominations
Nondenominational identity has doubled in the US since 2000, Gallup finds.
Should Churches Keep Their Civil War Landmarks?
How historic congregations grapple with Confederate legacy.
Southern Baptists Approve Alternate Resolution Against the Alt-Right
Confusion over scope and severity of white supremacist movement likely led the SBC to skip initial condemnation.
Greg Laurie, Calvary Chapel’s Big Crusader, Joins Southern Baptist Convention
Amid shared hopes for revival, Harvest Christian Fellowship goes denominational.
Gender Inclusivity Isn't Liberal. It's Biblical.
Why conservative theologians are defending changing certain Bible verses to include women.
Hundreds of New Churches Not Enough to Satisfy Southern Baptists
Baptisms are at a 70-year low, while Sunday worshipers are at a 20-year low.
ERLC Defends Russell Moore, Who Apologizes for His Role in Trump Divide
SBC agency says Moore’s job requires ‘speaking prophetically both to our culture and to our Convention.’
Russell Moore Still Has a Job, Though 100 Churches Have Threatened to Pull SBC Funds
Meeting between ERLC president and Southern Baptist leader Frank Page results in ‘mutual understanding,’ not a firing.
Farewell, Jesus Junk? Christian Retail Finds a Deeper Purpose
With the closing of Family Christian, stores focus on curation and community involvement.
Trump Adviser’s Megachurch Withholds Major Donation from SBC
Prestonwood Baptist diverts denominational giving over concerns about Russell Moore’s ERLC.
Challenging the Narrative: How Race Complicates the Latest LifeWay Debate
Black Southern Baptists weigh in on the issues around removing Sho Baraka’s album.
Southern Baptists Back Away from Backing Mosques
Trustee scuffle over ‘unholy alliance’ leads IMB to leave ERLC’s side on religious freedom fights.