As many churches have begun meeting again in person for worship, some require members to wear masks during services. That’s great for helping prevent the spread of COVID-19, but the masks make it hard for a preacher to read the room.
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.
(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.