“Loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather.” “A preacher’s preacher.” “Godfather of ministers.” These and many more laudatory appellations can and should be accorded to the Rev. Dr. Wallace S. Hartsfield Sr., who died Thursday at his home in Kansas City.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- In the aftermath of several high-profile church shootings, around 4 in 5 Protestant pastors say their church has some type of security measure in place when they gather for worship, according to a survey from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.
Next week, “voting” will finally begin in the 2020 presidential election. I put voting in quote marks because it’s hard to call what happens in Iowa a vote. And having observed in person such, uh, let’s call it “candidate picking,” I also wonder if serves
The situation at the Minnesota's Grove United Methodist Church has put the spotlight on widespread generational challenges across the country, with many leaders trying to attract younger people without alienating the seniors who are often the backbone of their dwindling congregations.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (BP) -- More than 1,000 leaders from the Midwest gathered to learn from local and national leaders in large-group sessions and 98 breakout sessions. The event, held every other year, is facilitated by Midwest state conventions and national SBC entities.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Polarization in American Christianity — and American politics — may be at its highest in recent memory, but experts on the role of faith in public life nevertheless have some hope about ways to address it.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — President Trump delivered a speech before a sprawling crowd gathered on the National Mall for this year’s anti-abortion March for Life demonstration, making him the first president ever to offer an in-person address to the gathering.
(RNS) — “A Prayer in Space” has all the ingredients of a faith-based blockbuster: an astronaut who finds God after she’s pushed to her limits -- and space monsters. The fictional Christian film plays a central role in “Faith Based,” a new satirical film about
During a visit in September to Auschwitz, the beauty of the place haunted me. Rows of trees popped up between the brick buildings. It looked so quaint. So normal. So not grotesque. So not evil.
Can you identify with parents whose newborn son was marked for death by government policy? Can you imagine that son would not only survive but grow up in the palace of a king, commit murder, and end up in a nowhere wilderness exile?