Friday, 23 August 2013 09:11

Many ministers saddled with seminary debt

A recent graduating class revealed the depth of the issue. Of 57 graduates, 21 had no debt, six owed less than $20,000, another six between $20,000 and $50,000, eight between $50,000 and $90,000 and 11 more than $100,000 — all acquired while at the seminary.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 22 August 2013 09:47

Singing for community

Just as back-up singers provide the real structure and strength of a song, the church can be that source of support for individual Christians.

Published in Talk With the Preacher
Friday, 16 August 2013 08:41

Snake charmers

Who knows? Maybe the upcoming reality series on snake-handling preachers will inspire a bevy of church-related viewing fare.

Published in Seriously Funny
Friday, 09 August 2013 09:16

When small churches merge with large ones

Are larger churches preying on smaller churches by pressuring them into giving up their autonomy to survive?

Published in Congregations
Friday, 12 July 2013 08:28

Lottie Moon’s church led by woman

Moon biographer says the historic figure would be concerned by limitations placed on women in ministry because they could limit people from hearing the gospel.

Published in Congregations
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 14:20

Still believing in the church

The funny thing about people who proclaim to be atheists is that ministers could agree with a lot of what they have to say.

Published in Commentaries
Wednesday, 26 June 2013 15:19

'Dawnings' a way of living, being church

 It's a process similar to spiritual formation for churches --  not a program or strategic plan to gather dust on a shelf, CBF leaders say.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 23 May 2013 21:58

Do churches operate on need-to-know?

Churches should remember that telling the truth and trusting the people is the best policy, experts say.

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 12:05

Twister response goes ecumenical

Using relationships created in previous interdenominational projects, Baptist and other churches are joining forces to provide relief and hope to victims of the May 20 tornado in Moore, Okla.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 29 April 2013 11:13

Paynter, 'CBF 2.0' visit Fla. gathering

 The new executive coordinator tells CBF Florida that change will be the only constant in Fellowship life.

Published in Organizations
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