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The Russian-American Christian University had a brief lifespan and a limited enrollment. But the school planted seeds that might flower in the future.
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Study finds more Christians driving longer distances to worship.
My Generation Prized ‘Authenticity.’ Why I’ve Come to Love Wearing a Mask.
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Sometimes it appears in the pulpit, and sometimes it festers behind the scenes.
Religious Parents are Remarkably Similar, Even When They Belong to Different Religions
In over 200 interviews, sociologist Christian Smith and his colleagues discovered a striking degree of consensus on the fundamentals of bringing children to faith.
Despite a Murder and Visa Denials, Christians Persevere in Turkey
After Andrew Brunson's release, foreign evangelists find it increasingly difficult to stay and serve.
Christian Martyr Numbers Down by Half in a Decade. Or Are They?
New report shows dramatic change, but some are skeptical.
Why German Evangelicals are Praising God in English
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Revitalization, Part Three
Leadership in Church Revitalization
Why Steve Timmis Was Accused of ‘Spiritual Abuse’
What makes bullying and manipulation in church contexts unique.
Revitalization, Part Two
When Renewal Isn’t Enough
Willow Creek and Harvest Struggle to Move On
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Church Revitalization, Part One
Renewal Movements and Church Revitalization
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