Church Life+Ministry

Southern Baptists Overwhelmingly Approve Abuse Reforms, Public Database
A month after groundbreaking report, SBC creates another task force to oversee reform plans: “Without action, there isn’t repentance.”
Died: Harry Thomas, Cofounder of Creation Festival and Child Rapist
He died in prison serving an 18-year sentence for sexually assaulting four girls.
Saddleback Successor Cleared of Allegations of Overbearing Leadership
Search firm Vanderbloemen reviewed texts, emails, and videos but did not talk to former staffer who made accusations against Andy Wood.
Southern Baptists Prep for Annual Meeting With Heavy Hearts, Cautious Hope
It was a fight to get the landmark abuse investigation to happen. Now, will the denomination be able to overcome divides to enact reforms?
Churches Are Putting the ‘Hospital’ Back in Hospitality
COVID-era congregations are finding better ways to minister to their grieving parishioners and neighbors.
Why In-Person Church Will Never Go Out of Style
Despite more online church options, Philip Yancey says, embodied gathering will always be relevant.
26 millones de estadounidenses dejaron de leer la Biblia regularmente durante la pandemia
El fuerte descenso puede estar ligado al confinamiento y a las dificultades para asistir a la iglesia.
India’s Anticonversion Laws Loophole
The government didn’t have the votes to pass a controversial bill in Karnataka. So it found another way.
Half of Americans Rule Out Pentecostal Churches
Survey finds nondenominational churches have the least baggage in people's minds.
Will US List Nigeria Again After Latest Religious Freedom Report?
Secretary Blinken warns Nigeria, Afghanistan, and other nations with unchecked violations, while USCIRF recommends additional countries of particular concern.
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중국 교회의 큰 도움을 받다.
Owo Church Attack Kills Dozens of Nigerian Catholics on Pentecost Sunday
(UPDATED) Terrorists target Mass in Ondo, a normally peaceful southwestern state which recently passed grazing restrictions affecting Fulani herdsmen.
White Churches, It’s Time to Go Pro-Life on Guns
The Christian majority in America needs to shake off its malaise and work with Black pastors to end shooting violence.
When Being Helped Hurts
My experience on the receiving end of a mission trip taught me you can’t force love on a community.
Rick Warren Reveals Successor, Retirement Date as Saddleback Church Pastor
Echo Church’s Andy Wood will take over for the well-known pastor and author on September 12.
SBC Task Force Asks for ‘Ministry Check’ Website, Other Reforms to Stop Sexual Abuse
Churches and state conventions would not be required to use resources.
What ‘Pro-Life’ Means in Communist China
The state controls family life. The church still wants to make a difference.

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Praying Football Coach Wins at Supreme Court
Praying Football Coach Wins at Supreme Court
Conservative majority says Washington school was wrong to worry about “excessive entanglement” between church and state.

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