For the second time in two days, police have charged a pastor with defying public orders against large gatherings by holding church services with hundreds of members.
Nolan Porter is excited to become the next senior pastor at University Heights Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri — and he’s also excited to eventually meet the congregants there. On Sunday (March 29), Porter preached in view of a call at UHBC, but with coronavirus
According to a Pew Research Center survey published March 30, evangelicals are among the most likely to say that they have prayed for an end to the virus, with 82 percent saying they’ve done so. Among religious “nones,” 36 percent say they have prayed about
On Sunday, Alex Merritt was signed in to the Zoom video conferencing app, discussing a biblical passage with members of his Sunday school young adults group at St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas. Then the trolls attacked.
A denial of science and critical thinking among religious ultraconservatives now haunts the American response to the coronavirus crisis.
More than 1 in 10 regular churchgoers say in-person services at their house of worship are still happening, according to new research. Seventeen percent said they continue to attend in-person church events.
In response to the coronavirus, churches are playing catch-up to get themselves online. Some platforms are eager to help.
How can Christians maintain a loving, caring posture in the face of intense and chronic worldwide pain? Living through the COVID-19 pandemic brings this question into focus for many of us.
As many Americans stock up on weeks of provisions, food pantries, food banks and soup kitchens are figuring out how to get hungry Americans the food they need quickly and safely.
Rationalists (including Christian rationalists) want explanations; Romantics (including Christian romantics) want to be given a sigh of relief. But perhaps what we need more than either is to recover the biblical tradition of lament.