Jeff Brumley

Jeff Brumley

Jeff Brumley is assistant editor of Baptist News Global.

Circle of life: Denominational innovation may be wave of future

Baptist leaders say there is a strong and creative future for local, state and national religious organizations willing to embrace (sometimes) radical institutional and functional changes.

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Church factors into American aversion to moving, pastors say

Surveys show that only one in 10 Americans is moving per year — far below the numbers of the 1950s and 1960s. Some say those statistics are driven by loyalty to communities and — for some — to churches.  

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Baptist couple has edge most missionaries can only envy

Growing up in the Congo gives two missionaries unique insights into the patriarchal,  impoverished culture of Haiti, where they have served nearly 20 years.

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Prayers for Eastern Christians become easier sell for evangelicals

Globalization, the Internet and terrorism have awakened many American Christians to the history and contributions of Eastern forms of the faith, experts say.

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Worried about ISIS and Ebola? Pray the news, experts say

Some watch too much news. Others ignore it altogether. Yet others suggest a balanced approach: praying the news as a way to express compassion for those in strife. 

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White evangelicals feel heat of religious decline, surveys show

But religious conservatives who fear they are being reduced to minority status in American society should embrace the development as a return to prophetic witness, says one scholar.

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‘Nones’ increasingly uninterested in ministers at time of death, funerals

 Pastors report a rise in “do-it-yourself” funeral ceremonies.

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Study: Youth experiment less with alcohol, drugs when plugged into church

But adult addicts say churches need to present a loving, relevant God to young people to reduce risks of substance abuse and addiction.

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At 88, Baptist educator Bruce Heilman is still taking on life

Crossing the country on his Harley, seeking healing for fellow Greatest Generation veterans, heading top universities — for Bruce Heilman, it’s always been about doing.

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Uncivil conduct among Christians fuels church decline, says Baptist pastor and author

Kevin Glenn’s new book, Hand Over Fist, offers ways Baptists and other Christians can be more civil to each other.

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