COVID-19’s ministry disruptions are generating lasting insights.
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Breaking the taboo about money talk can be fruitful for congregations, a new study shows. The more congregations talk about money, the more likely they are to see a corresponding increase in giving, according to the National Study of Congregations’ Economic Practices.
Southern Baptist seminary president Albert Mohler, who once long ago advocated women’s ordination, now says females should not preach from the pulpit on Sunday morning.
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary professor Owen Strachan, criticized the denomination’s president and a popular Bible teacher for suggesting it can be okay for a woman to preach.
(RNS) — In a growing tradition, churches across the country are hosting Good Friday services that feature seven African-American female preachers, expounding on the last seven phrases uttered by Jesus before his crucifixion.
Matters related to human sexuality are most frequently cited by U.S. clergy when asked what they feel limited and what they feel pressured to address, according to Barna Group research published Jan. 29.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (RNS) — A pulpit is often regarded as a sacred and in many ways exclusive space. Most religions allow only the ordained
Growing up, we discover the entertainment value of fish tales and whoppers. We hear a story that’s too good not to pass along, and we usually do.
So it’s not surprising that originality and accuracy may not be at the top of a congregation’s ethical
How can pastors preach on subjects like gun violence without disturbing the peace in their own congregations?
A glance around the office of the Cole County sheriff will reveal what most folks expect: citations, diplomas, family photos and work piles.
But Sheriff Greg