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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.
Is It Too Late for Russell Moore to Say Sorry?
Southern Baptist leader's critiques of Trump and his supporters are having an impact beyond the election.
Adding Criminal Justice Reform to Prison Ministry Subscriber access only
Churches and ministries are becoming increasingly involved in prison reform.
How Perry Noble's Alcohol Firing by NewSpring Compares to Other Churches
Stats suggest a substantial number of pastors struggle with addiction, but are split on what to do about it.
Who Gets to Count That Convert? Subscriber access only
Partnerships between missions groups complicate the metrics.
The Future of the SBC—State Conventions
4 ideas from small denominations.
The Future of the SBC—Local Associations
Associations have a chance to demonstrate their value to local churches.
Some SBC Reflections—a Short Series
The 2016 SBC annual meeting saw a lot of good.
As SBC Backs Refugee Resettlement, World Relief Leader Resigns
Southern Baptists vote to encourage compassion, while Stephan Bauman reveals next move.