Church Life+Ministry

Court Dismisses LGBT Anti-Discrimination Lawsuit Against Fuller Seminary
The California school can uphold its sexual standards policy under a religious exemption to Title IX regulations.
The DC Mayor Doesn’t Get to Define Church
Why Capitol Hill Baptist is standing by the physical gathering as a biblical requirement.
Coronavirus Church Closures Are Not Persecution
Restrictions on worship are unsettling and, in some cases, illegal. But American Christians must protect the intensity and veracity of the term.
The Pandemic Sent Thousands of Orphans Back to Their Families. Let’s Keep Them There.
The coronavirus outbreak will be either the worst or the best thing to happen to the world’s institutionalized children. It’s our choice.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Opens Second Investigation of Ravi Zacharias
New claims raise concerns that previous allegations were not thoroughly investigated by his denomination.
God’s Word Is Like Manna in the Middle East
Anne Zaki believes being “filled with Scripture” is key to living the faith in Egypt.
Missional Fatigue: Fuel for When We’re Running on Empty
Sometimes how you're resting is more important than what you're doing.
When a Christian Admits to Opioid Addiction
I was willing to serve a brother or sister in need. It was much harder to be a friend.
Why We Get Up in the Morning Shouldn’t Differ from Sunday to Monday
Steven Garber envisions lives marked by greater coherence between our deepest commitments and our everyday cares.
LifeWay Calls Off Lawsuit Against Former President
Update: The Southern Baptist publisher will instead try to resolve its disagreement with Thom Ranier over whether he can now partner with Tyndale.
Should Christians Join Burkina Faso’s Militias Against Terrorism?
As Mali experiences a coup amid sputtering West African campaign against jihadist threat, Burkinabe citizens join the fight themselves.
Making Your Church Manlier Won’t Make It Bigger
History tells us that denominational growth has nothing to do with sex ratios in the pews.
Ravi Zacharias’s Ministry Investigates Claims of Sexual Misconduct at Spas
Three women have come forward with additional allegations against the late Christian apologist.
A Note from the Editors on the Ravi Zacharias Investigation
Why we report bad news about leaders—even after they have passed away.
Evangelical Biden Voters Straddle Partisan Divides
Unlike most Americans, they say many of their close friends will vote differently from them in 2020.
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Leading From A Healthy Soul
Resilient Church Leadership invites you to join us in rest and reflection.
Let My People Meet: Capitol Hill Baptist, and Inconsistent Government Rules
Real violations of religious liberty occur when the government singles out churches, not when everyone has to follow the same rules.
Mental Illness and the ‘Medical Theodicy’ Trap
Why do we feel such a palpable sense of spiritual relief when the problem is with the body rather than the mind?
Thai Church Holds Record-Breaking Baptism Despite COVID-19
“We believe it is the merciful hand of God to allow the gospel to spread at this crucial time.”

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It’s Okay Not To Be Okay
It’s Okay Not To Be Okay
How African American churches are ministering to the mental health of their communities.

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