(RNS) — After nearly 30 years, a public relations agency that has acted as a powerful gatekeeper for some of the most prominent Christian faith-based organizations is closing its doors.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- Church pews may be full of teenagers, but a study released Tuesday (Jan. 15) suggests college students might be a much rarer sight on Sunday mornings.
Telling teenagers that faith is irrelevant to real life will not keep them from leaving the church. It may hasten their exits.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (RNS) — When geropsychologist Benjamin Mast evaluates dementia clients at his University of Louisville research lab, there’s a question some people of faith ask him:
“What if I forget about God?”
DECATUR, Ga.— The Governing Board voted unanimously Jan. 15 to elect a pastor of “theologically profound leadership,” the Rev. Dr. Paul Baxley, as the fourth executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.
Popular television preacher Joyce Meyer has posted a video on Instagram in which she states that her views on prosperity and faith "got out of balance."
She notes in her message that no matter "how much faith you have," you cannot avoid trouble.
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The American Psychological Association had never released guidelines for treating men - until now. The 30-page document was developed over 13 years using four decades of research. It finds the more men cling to rigid views of masculinity, the more likely they are to be depressed, or disdainful, or
New American Psychological Association guidelines labeling “traditional masculinity ideology” bad for male health aren’t sitting well with religious leaders who hold a “complementarian” view of what the Bible teaches about gender.
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MUSTANG, Okla. (BP) -- From a church planting perspective, The Well is averaging approximately 100 in weekly attendance, recently baptizing several new believers.
Meanwhile, the planters -- Stephen Myers and Steven Giblet -- have worked to cultivate a culture within the church conducive to foster care
For 24 years, literary scholar Robert Alter has been working on a new translation of the Hebrew Bible and he's been working on it by hand. His work has produced a three-volume set running more than 3,000 pages, and stripped of "Christological references" found in