A new program designed to make it easier to buy health insurance for small businesses has potential to become a major source of medical coverage for church staff and employees, says Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Church Benefits Board President Gary Skeen.
When Congress overwhelmingly approved a measure last month to relieve spiraling student debt, churches probably didn’t realize the problem hits closer to home than expected — many pastors are leaving seminary and divinity school with tens of thousands of dollars in loans.
The Boy Scouts of America made its big decision on May 23. Scouting will no longer exclude from participation boys who believe they are homosexual in their sexual attraction. Churches should consider the undeniable ministry and evangelism component to their relationship with Scouting before severing
Does communication make much difference in churches? Can’t most members find out what they need or want to know? The complex answer often boils down to the distinction between “need” and “want” — and who controls the desired information.