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The Church Growth Gap: The Big Get Bigger While the Small Get Smaller
The US congregations most likely to grow are the 10 percent that already have more than 250 worshipers.
The research gives a clear picture of the state of Protestant more new commitments to Christ in their church last year The next closest denominations are Lutherans (39%), Holiness (38
Congress’s ‘Other’ Christians: The Fastest-Growing Faith on the Hill
A record 1 in 5 freshman politicians falls into a Protestant catchall category.
Research.
Evangelical Ethiopian Helps End Orthodox Schism
Africa’s youngest head of state heals the wounds of one of its oldest churches.
Africa's youngest head of state heals the wounds of one of its oldest churches.
Gleanings: October 2017Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our October issue).
in North Korea and sentenced to a life of hard church and other mainline denominations have caused church property lawsuits to Cambodia: Anti-trafficking ministry escapes expulsion.
Trump Tells Nigeria’s President Church Attacks Must Stop
Meeting follows widespread Sunday protests by Christians who oppose their government’s lack of action against Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram.
Trump Tells Nigeria's President Church Attacks Must Stop. International.
Southern Baptist Women Launch Petition Against Paige Patterson
Controversy over past remarks leads Southwestern Seminary to announce special board meeting.
as a woman in Southern Baptist culture and broadly decrying sexism in the church. slot of being the Annual Convention preacher in the sunset of his life and ministry, is simply
Matt Chandler’s Village Church Ends Multisite Era
Why the Dallas megachurch has decided to go from one church to six.
Gleanings.
Your Tithe Doesn’t Have to Go to Your Church, Most Leaders Say
But for many Christians, it may be a moot point.
Research.
Evangelicals Still Want to Evangelize Jews, But Not for the Same Reasons
Survey finds sharing the gospel with God’s “chosen people” is less tied to the end times.
Many denominations agree, including the Southern Baptist Convention, the Presbyterian 6—'I am the way and the truth and the life. the route of the Roman Catholic Church in steering
The No. 1 Reason Churches End Up in Court Is No Longer Abuse
For the first time in a decade, there’s a new lawsuit leader.
Research. of new cases,” said Howard Friedman, a law professor and church-state expert who runs their neighbors, or their own traditions, as churches split from their denominations.
World Refugee Day 2018: ‘Welcoming the Stranger’ Meets ‘Zero Tolerance’
Christians pray for asylum seekers and defend family unity amid US policy changes.
World Refugee Day 2018: 'Welcoming the Stranger' Meets 'Zero Tolerance'. Gleanings.
South Carolina: Breakaway Anglicans Must Return 29 Churches
Split ruling by state supreme court favors Episcopal Church’s physical but not intellectual property claims.
Today, the Palmetto State's supreme court decided that the Diocese of South Carolina—which Splits within the Episcopal Church and other mainline denominations have caused
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.
Gleanings.
Forgiveness: Muslims Moved as Coptic Christians Do the Unimaginable
Amid ISIS attacks, faithful response inspires Egyptian society.
Amid ISIS attacks, faithful response inspires Egyptian society.
Gleanings: December 2016Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our December issue).
asked 700 evangelicals why they wanted to leave their church and how new law is aimed at ivg.net, a pro-life website which it “will start a new chapter in Bible ministry” for Azerbaijani
Evangelical Leaders Challenge Trump’s ‘America First’ Budget
Group of 100 prominent Christians worry severe cuts to foreign aid will reverse progress at reducing poverty.
of America's top evangelical aid groups and denominations urged Congress in North America, the Christian Reformed Church in North world's poorest the chance at a life of flourishing
Church Planting 2015: Who Attends and What Attracted ThemSubscriber Access Only
Successful new churches share four factors, LifeWay Research finds.
denomination/church planting network, US state, church planter characteristics number of 2014 Protestant church starts and Research gathered from 34 denominations that represent 55
Leaving Baptist in Your Church Name Won't Scare People AwaySubscriber Access Only
Americans favor Baptist, Catholic churches more than nondenominational congregations.
Either way, a church's name isn't going to drastically Churches began dropping denominations from their names in the says Ed Stetzer, the executive director of LifeWay Research.
Russia's Newest Law: No Evangelizing Outside of ChurchSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATE) Putin signs new restrictions that limit where and how Christians share the gospel.
Russia's Newest Law: No Evangelizing Outside of Church. International.
Gleanings: November 2015Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world.
In September, a federal judge granted March for Life an exemption Arab—had complained that the Education Ministry had significantly China: Church lawyer kept from US ambassador.
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Love That Will Not Let Go
Love That Will Not Let Go
Mary Magdalene both clung to the risen Christ and went out to bear witness.
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