NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – Today’s young Christians aren’t interested in enlisting for the culture wars that created a brand of Christianity focused more on the ballot box than serving others, author and cultural commentator Jonathan Merritt says in a new book due out May 8.<br
ATLANTA (ABP) -- There was no heated rhetoric, and only a few talking points, when two savvy 30-something Christians -- a Democrat and a Republican -- came to Mercer University to speak about their faith and their work inside the Beltway. The speakers, Katie Paris
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (ABP) – A Western Kentucky University professor is seeking contributors for an upcoming book detailing moderate responses to the fundamentalist takeover of the Southern Baptist Convention in the 1980s.
RICHMOND, Va. -- The temperature topped 100 degrees as the mission trailer of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia pulled into the parking lot of Effort Baptist Church in Palmyra, Va., on June 9. Filled with 350 boxes packed by 28 churches and organizations,
About a dozen young Christian men and women have made the rough-and-tumble Barberry Village complex in Gresham, Ore., their home. Their goal: create a sense of community in a chaotic neighborhood overrun with drugs, prostitution and gangs.
Last year, 239 children professed faith in Christ. Not in a revival or a church program. In fact, many of these new believers had rarely been inside a church building. The kids came to know Christ through something they love — sports.
Younger evangelical pastors are less likely to self-identify as conservatives than older generations and more apt to view social justice as a gospel imperative, LifeWay Research director Ed Stetzer told a group of evangelical environmental activists.