“What we share in status updates and how we talk to other people – what we rejoice over and what we lament – says something about what we believe about God.”
“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.”
Research once again shows that confidence in organized religion remains at all-time lows. But what the numbers don’t reveal is the toll that the erosion of reputation and relevance has had on churches and ministers throughout the decline. It’s often described as an astonishing and disturbing experience.
She “was able to build a large and diverse network of support to reopen the seminary, rebuild the school and create new projects.”
-Academy of Preachers finds new home at Belmont
-Duke Divinity program seeks to strengthen black church leadership
“I do believe we can hold a conservative view of marriage and still love and support LGBTQ folks,” Gay Christian activist Justin Lee said at a talk at Baylor University.
-Study: Millennials more spiritually curious than older adults
-CBF church team continues immigrant, refugee ministry at the border
Gamma Alpha Upsilon, suffered a setback May 17 when Baylor University’s board of regents declined to change Baylor policy banning “advocacy groups which promote understandings of sexuality that are contrary to biblical teaching.”
Baylor lands huge donation for campus life An anonymous donor has pledged $100 million to Baylor University to be used for philanthropic purposes, the Waco, Texas institution has announced. The gift described by the university as “transformational” will boost its…