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What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange.
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange. The immigrant pastors all identified elements that distinguished Americanized Christianity.
ECFA Releases 2017 State of Giving Report
Annual numbers show increase in giving to ministries.
As our sister publication Christianity Today reports in its write-up on ECFA's findings, “Only 5 of the 26 ministry categories tracked lost funding in 2016.
The Changing Face of the Executive Pastor Role
A longtime XP discusses what is changing for a position once limited to large churches.
Attorney Richard Hammar, the senior editor of Christianity Today's Church Law & Tax Team, is one of your leading presenters at the 2018 XP-Seminar.
FEMA Faces Discrimination Lawsuits from Texas Churches
Churches flooded by Hurricane Harvey claim the agency violated the First Amendment.
been denied. According to Church Law & Tax sister publication Christianity Today: “The similar activities.'”. Read the entire Christianity Today report here. In
8 Guidelines for Ministering to Men
A nuanced alternative to the Billy Graham Rule that views men—and ourselves—first as being in the image of God.
My phone knows how to read the room and respond accordingly. It's a skill much of evangelical Christianity has not cultivated, particularly when it comes to male-female relationships.
How to Advocate for Singles in Your Church
Minding the margins to draw everyone in
Based on the messaging in many evangelical churches today, one might think that Christians believe that people are only able to fully practice Christianity as spouses and/or parents.
Pariah and Paragon
Women in ministry are often held to two extremes at once.
Imagine the incredible and unrealistic pressure of being the person called upon to represent the entirety of Christianity to a class of college students.