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The #MeToo Movement Has Educated Pastors. And Left Them with More Questions.
More pastors say they are addressing these issues from the pulpit. Still, half say they lack training in how to address sexual and domestic violence.
Many Churchgoers Want Sunday Morning Segregated … by Politics
Survey finds half of Protestants prefer to worship with people who share their views—and half believe they already do.
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.”
Hybels Heir Quits Willow as New Accusations Arise Before Global Leadership Summit
Teaching pastor Steve Carter resigns after New York Times article; GLS had already lost 111 host sites.
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.
Poll: You're Probably Inviting Friends to Church
The more often people go, the more likely they are to invite someone to come along.
Cover Story: Mending Men’s Ministry Subscriber access only
How to disciple in an era of male floundering.
Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
“We are sorry,” elder board says as more women claim misconduct.
Bill Hybels Resigns from Willow Creek
Megachurch pastor “accelerates” October retirement weeks after former colleagues went public with misconduct allegations.
Bill Hybels Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Former Willow Creek Leaders
John and Nancy Ortberg, others confront megachurch with its own #MeToo moment. “The charges against me are false,” says Hybels of former friends’ “collusion.”
How Protestant Churches Are Involved with Adoption and Foster Care
Survey finds nondenominational ones are most active. But half of churchgoers say their church doesn’t mention either issue.
Millennial Evangelicals on Israel: ‘Meh’
Survey finds waning support for Jewish state compared to older American believers.
33% of Protestant Churchgoers Don’t Know Billy Graham’s Ministry
For the rest, here’s how they’ve interacted with the legendary 99-year-old evangelist.
1 in 3 Protestant Churchgoers Personally Affected by Suicide
Survey also finds one-third of victims were attending church before their death, but few pastors knew of their struggle.
God, Guns, and Oil Subscriber access only
A Los Angeles church seeks the good of its neighborhood by confronting crime and environmental distress.
Two-Thirds of Americans Admit They Are Sinners
Most agree with Romans 3:23, but disagree on what to do about it.
Robbing God, Literally: 1 in 10 Protestant Churches Experience Embezzlement
Survey finds 1 in 2 only has enough cash for four months of services.
In Sex Disputes, Most Americans Still Favor Religious Rights
But 1 in 5 think conservative Christians are motivated by hate.
On Israel, Most Hispanic Christians Are Ambivalent
Survey finds efforts to diversify Christian Zionism have a ways to go.
Shame, Guilt, and Fear: What 1,000 Americans Avoid Most
Churches may be emphasizing the wrong selling point of the gospel, suggests LifeWay.
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