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
Gleanings: October 2017
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.
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
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.
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
Gleanings: December 2016
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 Them
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 Away
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.
Gleanings: November 2015
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.