At first glance, the landscape of evangelical megachurches looks like a man’s world. But author Kate Bowler sees powerful women hiding in plain sight.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- What began as midweek prayer meetings in the 18th century have become an accepted part of congregational life, a a study released Tuesday (Sept. 10) shows: Nine in 10 Protestant pastors say they have some type of activity on Wednesday night.
In communities with tight media controls and limited Internet access, religious leaders are uniquely positioned to shape opposition in ways the government has not seen in decades, analysts say.
The author asked pastors and bible teachers on Twitter to share their distractions. Here are the Top 10 responses, in no particular order.
The head of China’s Protestant church gave a speech last week supporting the government’s policy of reducing Western influence on religion and making it “more Chinese,” a process dubbed sinicization in English.
Sandino, Cuba (CNN) - Parishioners wiped away tears and gave thanks to God as the first Roman Catholic church built since the 1959 Cuban revolution opened its doors on Saturday. That the communist-run government allowed a new Catholic church to be built, with two more on the way, represents
MILWAUKEE (RNS) — When Milwaukee’s Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church started a credit union in 1965, its predominantly African-American members were often denied loans, lines
KAMPALA, Uganda (RNS) – On a recent Sunday morning, hundreds of worshippers gathered at Jehovah Pentecostal Church in Kisenyi, a slum on the outskirts of
(RNS) -- More than 4 in 5 Protestant pastors say their congregations are predominantly made up of one racial