(RNS) - In the shift across all health care professions, from volume-based to value-based care, the goal is to promote services led to positive outcomes. Chaplains, too, are increasingly being rated by a wide range of measures: better outcomes, lower costs, and higher patient satisfaction.
(RNS) — Cyrus M. Copeland, who has recently completed his third book of the art of the eulogy, observes, , “A great eulogy cannot beat back Death, but it can give new meaning to life and this moment.”
ECFA was founded 40 years ago to promote financial integrity in Christian ministries and claims nearly 2,400 members, But after its years-long failure to identify financial misdeeds at Chicago-area Harvest Bible Chapel, the organization itself faces scrutiny.
RICHMOND, Va.(BP) -- A small group of volunteers gathers two nights a month in south Richmond, Va., to walk a mile-long strip of the city and minister to prostitutes and others they cross paths with along the way.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. (BP) -- Just days after devastating storms hit the Midwest earlier this week, Southern Baptists have mobilized to help homeowners and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the impacted areas.
(USA Today) — The owner of the life-size replica of Noah’s Ark in Northern Kentucky has sued its insurers for refusing to cover rain damage.
(RNS) — In 1978, photographer Jim Judkis got a big break, photographing Fred Rogers, the beloved host of "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood." His photos are now out of storage and on display at the Pittsburgh Jewish Community Center.
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- About 100 participants recently had to choose between fleeing with the one child in your arms or running amid gunfire in search of your other children. Fortunately for them, it was a simulation.
Molly T. Marshall, president of Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Shawnee, Kan., and the first woman president of a Baptist seminary accredited by the Association of Theological Schools, announced her retirement by early summer 2020.
Will congregations allow their pastors to be human? And will pastors themselves be real in ways that are healthy and appropriate?