Non-Christians in the U.S. are more likely than the national average to have a negative perception of evangelicals, according to a Barna Group report published Nov. 21. The top three descriptors: Narrow-minded, homophobic, and puritanical.
We clearly hear that God's answer to our spiritual blindness and self-centered perspective appears in our world as the child of an obscure descendant of King David. He is celebrated by an older cousin who also bears a son, who will announce the arrival of
(RNS) — Celebration is what we are called to. We are called to practice joy by celebrating. Celebration doesn't mean to celebrate only the good moments. Ecstatic joy embraces all of life and does not shy from painful moments, departures and even death.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Margin KC involved more than 100 Kansas City churches coming together with a series of sermons designed to help congregants reduce their financial debt. After 10 weeks, surveys report nearly $18 million in personal debt was paid off.
Sunday night services meant our church’s youth choir sat in the choir loft to sing and stay visible throughout the rest of the service. Once, a friend’s father complained to my parents afterwards over my behavior. And this time at least, it was completely innocent.
Death rates from suicide, drug overdoses, liver disease and dozens of other causes have been rising over the past decade for young and middle-aged adults, driving down overall life expectancy in the United States for three consecutive years.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (BP) -- Central Baptist Church in the Atlanta suburb of Lawrenceville sits right next door to Central Gwinnett High School. The close proximity sparked an idea among the small body of believers -- an idea that has grown tenfold.