“The more you worship, the better you feel about people who don’t worship with you,” Dougherty said. “It’s a community building experience that extends beyond the doors of the religious community.”
Years of viral news articles describing Operation Christmas Child as a form of toxic charity have contributed to a movement of churches away from the Samaritan’s Purse ministry.
William Reilly was in church quite a bit in the months before finishing seminary and becoming a Baptist pastor earlier this year. Normally, that wouldn’t be news. But in Reilly’s case it is because he worshiped at up to 30 different churches September to March. And many of them weren’t Baptist churches.
No one would mistake the Freemason Street Baptist Church Norfolk Street Choir concert for professionals. But that’s hardly the point. With this group, rehearsals are in large part the purpose. Performance is a byproduct.
View the photo gallery from the Norman Street Choir.
The pain and suffering Jennifer Wilder witnessed at the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year shook her to the core. Wilder, the pastor of Broadview Baptist Church in Sunderland, Maryland, spent parts of January and February as a volunteer providing pastoral…
A Florida nonprofit operated by former Cooperative Baptist Fellowship international missionaries has entered a fund-raising challenge in which donors can help it win up to $25,000 and expand its ministry to migrant workers. The organization, Cultivate Abundance, is participating in…
The increased reliance on web-based research for public opinion surveys is raising questions about the relevance of long-accepted political and social trends documented in decades of telephone polling. As a result, some religious leaders may wonder if it’s possible that…
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