(RNS) — What's on pastors' minds? It may not be what you think, according to a report released last week by Barna Group.
It’s time for women to have equal access to pulpit ministry and to be called as pastors of churches. For some, that sentiment is old news, settled long ago; for others, it is offensive or just plain wrong. But many believers are somewhere in between.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- As U.S. lawmakers continue to debate the best approach to illegal immigration, most Protestant pastors say the solution should be multifaceted, according to a study released Wednesday (Feb. 20).
American Baptist clergy in Nebraska learned that some approaches to negotiation in business also might work in ministry. Longtime psychologist and business consultant Karl Slaikeu shared his Preferred Path concepts with about 30 clergy in a three-day retreat Oct. 6-8.
Nearly equal numbers of pastors in the Southern Baptist Convention consider their churches as Calvinist/Reformed as do Arminian/Wesleyan, although more than 60 percent are concerned about the affect of Calvinism on the denomination, according to a new survey from LifeWay Research.
Humor can help ease tension, wipe away some stress and make a person feel better, even in the middle of tragedy. Greene County Baptist Association churches found a way to open that release to Spring River Baptist Association pastors still helping Joplin residents recover from
Three Kansas pastors believe the church must be actively engaged in discipleship and Sunday School can continue to play a vital role -- but Bible knowledge must be applied to life.
Where to place the jolly elf in the original Christmas story can be a perennial dilemma for both parents and pastors. This year, two new products draw on educating kids about the origins of Santa, or inspiring them to become Santas themselves.