As a church planter and missionary in Croatia, Eric Maroney looks for new strategies to share the Gospel. When a Brazilian ministry partner pitched the idea of a radio ministry, Maroney saw it as a part of a larger strategy to spread the Gospel and
National Guard troops were deployed during this summer’s widespread unrest over racial injustice following George Floyd’s death. Now chaplains say they’re working on main lessons learned from those tumultuous times for whenever they may be mobilized again.
Some houses of faith in the U.S. will see the recent Supreme Court ruling as a victory for religious freedom. Efforts by governments to control a pandemic may lack precision and, as a result, rest more heavily, perhaps even unfairly, on some. However, the intent
It’s a story all-too familiar these days: Historic church building for sale. This time, it’s Calvary Baptist Church in Roanoke, Va., which has listed its 55,000-square-foot building, which sits on 1.68 acres in downtown Roanoke, at $1.95 million. The historic sanctuary was built in 1925
As Georgia becomes the nation’s political hotspot this winter before twin runoff elections Jan. 5 that will determine control of the Senate, faith-based organizing is heating up on both sides. One of the candidates is a Black Baptist pastor.
Our consumer society’s dependence on instant gratification has infected our religious practice. Advent comes with a countervailing message: Expect God to show up in unexpected places, like a subway car, a Zoom call, or a stable.
The jagged rock spires and steep mountains of the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia are home to some of the oldest churches in the world. Against that historic backdrop, forces loyal to the central government in Addis Ababa have pushed toward the regional capital, Mekele,