A listing of staff changes, anniversaries, retirements and other announcements from across the country.
A chorus of voices these days advise Americans against making New Year’s resolutions. But some ministers advise that new goals, especially spiritual ones, be undertaken at a calm, steady pace and in the context of faith.
Both sides claimed victory in a Dec. 20 court ruling that while Atlanta had grounds to fire then-Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran in 2015, a city policy forbidding high-ranking officials from speaking or writing for money unconstitutionally burdened his freedom of…
Retired Judge Paul Pressler says a lawsuit accusing him of sexual abuse, which he denies, is time-barred by the statute of limitations.
The year 2017 may not have been the biggest ever for religion news in the U.S. or the world, but it has to be close.
Churches from around the state are mobilizing to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of a North Carolina pastor whose wife died in a Christmas Eve fire. “People are rallying around this family and this church,” said Larry Hovis,…
Staff changes, congregational news and more from across the nation.
It would be understandable for pastors of Hispanic churches in the United States to worry about new data showing that Latino identity is fading across generations. Wouldn’t that ultimately portend membership declines for ethnic congregations as fewer and fewer self-identify…
Americans may disagree on politics and religion, but many of them are in step when it comes to booze. As in, they like it. And that embrace of alcohol is on obvious display leading in to the New Year.
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If you’re reading this story on the new laptop or tablet or phone you just got for Christmas, be thankful. But don’t forget also to be grateful, which, many spiritual leaders say, is not necessarily the same thing.
Congregational and worship consultants are practically guaranteed job security in the coming decades thanks to the coming of Generation Z, aka Gen Z. Experts anticipate that churches which have long used coaches, books and seminars just to tread water with Millennials will be even more challenged by that up-and-coming group whose older members are just reaching college age.
A Southern Baptist megachurch pastor says President Donald Trump was right to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel because the Bible tells him so.
A historically black college with ties to a state Cooperative Baptist Fellowship organization is losing its president after a little more than a year.