Moms Who Miscarry Benefit from Going to Church, Research Shows
Moms Who Miscarry Benefit from Going to Church, Research Shows
National study ties church participation to improved mental health after a miscarriage.
Willow Creek Elders and Pastor Heather Larson Resign over Bill Hybels
Willow Creek Elders and Pastor Heather Larson Resign over Bill Hybels
Church leaders apologize to Nancy Ortberg, Nancy Beach, Vonda Dyer, and other women with accusations: “We have no reason not to believe you.”
Rwanda Restricts Fasting as 8,000 Churches Closed
Rwanda Restricts Fasting as 8,000 Churches Closed
New law requires pastors to obtain theology degrees and forbids urging lengthy fasts.
Hybels Heir Quits Willow as New Accusations Arise Before Global Leadership Summit
Hybels Heir Quits Willow as New Accusations Arise Before Global Leadership Summit
Steve Carter resigns after NYT article; GLS had already lost 111 host sites.
Bethel Church Survives Redding Carr Fire, But Still Faces Heat
Bethel Church Survives Redding Carr Fire, But Still Faces Heat
Social media debate on intersection of disaster relief and theology echoes Osteen-Harvey episode.
Support for Christians Refusing to Serve Same-Sex Weddings Goes ... Up
Support for Christians Refusing to Serve Same-Sex Weddings Goes ... Up
PRRI finds most demographics have shifted in favor of religious freedom for small wedding business owners like Masterpiece Cakeshop’s Jack Phillips.
Pew: Why Americans Go to Church or Stay Home
Pew: Why Americans Go to Church or Stay Home
Among regular attenders of religious services: 2 in 3 go because of their kids, Catholics half as likely as Protestants to value sermons, and 1 in 5 don’t usually feel God’s presence.
Prosperity Gospel Taught to 4 in 10 Evangelical Churchgoers
Prosperity Gospel Taught to 4 in 10 Evangelical Churchgoers
Survey finds most Protestants believe God wants them to prosper financially. But views diverge on whether they must tithe to receive it.
Under the Law: Israeli Christians Worry About Secondary Status in Jewish Nation-State
Under the Law: Christians Worry About New Status in Jewish Nation-State
Palestinian Christians and Messianic Jews in Israel cautious as region’s only democracy makes its identity politics official.
Gleanings: June 2018
Gleanings: June 2018 Subscriber access only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our June issue).