Americans who believe that faithful believers in God receive financial rewards are less likely to have started their own business, according to new research that examined the impact of the prosperity gospel.
A new book "Dare to Succeed" encompasses numerous principles and personal experiences that retired-founder Joe Greene relayed in leading a Nashville-area CEO Fellowship while in his late 70s and early 80s for several years and continues to convey in radio interviews and speaking engagements.
(RNS) — During his lifetime, John Wanamaker built two megachurches.
One tried to save souls.
Another sold clothes, jewelry and perfume.
Missouri Woman’s Missionary Union honored three women and elected officers during its 89th annual session April 12-13. Meeting at First Baptist Church in Warrensburg, Mo., attendees celebrated the 125th anniversary of the national organization with the theme, "The Story Lives On: Celebrate, Connect, Commit."
Knowing many churches today operate with smaller staffs and greater demands on facilities and human resources than in the past, seminaries are responding with programs aimed at equipping future ministers with the business-oriented skills they’ll need to succeed.
Some Christians live out their faith by ministering in churches, visiting prisoners or serving as missionaries. Jordan England does it by designing and selling furniture.
As some congregations reach out to minister beyond their church campus, many have chosen to begin second or third or more sites under the church umbrella. Adding more sites usually means adjusting the congregation’s governing structure.