Growing old is not what it used to be. Many of those entering retirement are asking new questions about money, work, time, family, leisure and a life of purpose.
According to Steven Rogelberg, a professor of organizational science, management and psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and author of The Surprising Science of Meetings, there are 55 million meetings a day in the U.S., yet only 20% of leaders receive any
(RNS) — For many of Compassion International's one million US child sponsors, there’s another person in the sponsor-child relationship: the musician — usually a Christian artist — who introduced them to Compassion at a concert.
In 1974, Maureen McCauley gave a speech in which she argued that America needed a potent religious symbol, something to rally Christians to rediscover prayer and penance. Her suggestion: the pretzel.
Over the next four Sundays we will be studying parts of the Apostle Paul's most comprehensive theological treatise, his letter to the church at Rome. So far as we know, Paul never visited the church at Rome, but his letter was so profound that it
(RNS) — Despite the fact we are living through a truly epic economic boom, the average congregation in the U.S. has 70 regular participants. But anyone who understands congregations will recognize at once why market solutions will not really work here for struggling churches: Most
One small but telltale manifestation of the artistry practised by the biblical writers is their fondness for meaningful word play and sound play. Biblical scholars don't pay close attention to the narrative and poetic contexts in which the words occur.
During a public hearing on a proposed bill in Missouri that would require anyone filing a church/state separation lawsuit to use their real names in court documents and public hearings, a lawyer testified that the bill could put individuals in danger.
SAINT LOUIS — The Missouri Baptist University Board of Trustees voted Feb. 28, 2019 to forego further appeals in the ongoing litigation related to the University’s governance following a Missouri Western District Court of Appeals ruling in favor of the Missouri Baptist Convention on Feb.