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Partnering Across Denominations
We can learn from one another and grow together in our love for Christ and the world.
Hillsong: ‘What a Beautiful Name’ for a New Denomination Spanning ‘Oceans’
Influential church separates from Australia’s Assemblies of God.
J. D. Greear Elected Youngest Southern Baptist President in Decades
The popular North Carolina megachurch pastor takes over amid significant membership declines and a public reckoning over abuse cases.
The Case for Electing Beth Moore as President of the Southern Baptist Convention
Despite two strong candidates, if ever there were a time for a woman at the helm of the SBC, it’d be now.
Southern Baptist Women Launch Petition Against Paige Patterson
Controversy over past remarks leads Southwestern Seminary to announce special board meeting.
Where Protestants and Catholics Go When They Leave Their Churches
Research shows 1 in 6 US Christians changed their religious affiliation over a four-year span, with nondenominational worshipers leading the way.
What Christians in the US Can Learn from Immigrant Pastors
For those who met Christ elsewhere, Americanized Christianity can look a bit strange.
Biggest Mennonite Conference Leaves Denomination
In another same-sex marriage split, Mennonite Church USA loses a sixth of its members.
3 Tips for Hosting an Outstanding Church Dinner or Potluck
Use the dinner table like Jesus did.
How Many Churches Does America Have? More Than Expected
Best estimate yet of US congregations finds rise of the ‘nons’ has more impact than rise of the ‘nones.’
The Rise of the Nons: Protestants Keep Ditching Denominations
Nondenominational identity has doubled in the US since 2000, Gallup finds.
Egypt’s Anglicans Face ‘Existential Threat’ … from Fellow Protestants Subscriber access only
Cairo bishop resists efforts to deny his church independence.
Division Is Not Always a Scandal Subscriber access only
What to think of the 45,000 denominations that rose from the Reformation.
Here's Why 800 Christians Left Their Old Churches, and How They Chose New Ones
Pew examines church shopping among evangelicals (and other groups) in 2016.
Saturday is for Seminars—Church of God LEAD
If you're attending LEAD next week make sure to say "hi"!
Why Growth is Harder In a Small Church – And Change Is Essential
Big churches find it much easier to incorporate new people because the bigger the crowd, the smaller the impact each person has.
Leaders and Lederhosen Subscriber access only
Rediscovering the power of local Christian traditions
Innovative Churches Do This – Imitators Miss It
Don't copy the churches you admire. Learn from their principles. Then extend them into places that only your church can go.
Unity in the Body and Working Relationships Beyond
What are the limits of cross-denominational partnership?
The Most Important Role of Denominations in Church Planting
How to focus on church planting from the national level
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