When taking into account religious affiliation, party affiliation, and social demographics, people who hear social justice-themed sermons in their places of worship are more likely than other Americans to engage in political activism, regardless of their race.
Individual and communal acts of charity in these times are certainly necessary and good. But I’m not so sure that imagining our society’s economic and health care needs as one massive GoFundMe campaign is how we will get through this
“What we share in status updates and how we talk to other people – what we rejoice over and what we lament – says something about what we believe about God,” according to theologian Angela Gorrell.
A church social justice committee can keep members informed and educated on issues confronting the community and can work with social justice committees of other congregations to have a powerful impact.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The hope for a better life for all Missourians — especially those whose circumstances have robbed them of dignity — is systemic change to open the American dream to everyone. “Claim the dream” repeatedly rang out at Quinn Chapel AME Church
Do people in the pew have any options for finding information if their local church, state organization or national denominational body refuses do divulge it? Not many — but technology and government offer a couple of options.
Churches without policies governing online activity risk embarrassment, or worse.
Baptist churches in the Midwest -- such as Holmeswood Baptist and Prairie Baptist in the Kansas City area and Second Baptist in Liberty -- are
What's next on the social media horizon? Some specialists see an increase in "niche" networks.
Eight years after Mark Zuckerberg famously launched "Thefacebook" in his Harvard dorm room, congregations largely remain uncertain about their engagement with social media.