Church

Justin Bieber Slams Pastors Who ‘Put Themselves on a Pedestal’

Justin Bieber is in the middle of a big media blitz for his new album Justice,…

Three Signs It’s Time to Find a New Church

“Things were sideways for a while,” my friend admitted. She went on, “leaving my church…

Hillsong Dallas Operations Are on ‘Pause’ Following an Examination of Former Leaders

Early this year, Reed and Jess Bogard abruptly resigned from their positions as lead pastors…

New Data Suggests Over 40 Percent of Self-Identified Evangelicals Attend Church Once a Year or Less

What is an evangelical? Ask a hundred different scholars and you’ll get a hundred different answers. It’s…

The Age of Deconstruction and Future of the Church

Christians are falling right and left.  Evangelicals and protestants alike are grasping feebly to understand…

This $300 Luxury Bible Is Real, Not an April Fool’s Joke

We had to do a little digging to make sure this thing was real, not…

No, the Bible Should Not Be Tennessee’s Official State Book

On Wednesday, a resolution that would make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee…

Gallup: Church Membership Has Fallen Below 50 Percent for the First Time

A new Gallup Poll is making the rounds, touting the fact that less than half,…

The Guy Behind the PreachersNSneakers Instagram Account Has Finally Revealed Himself

In 2019, the PreachersNSneakers Instagram account became a very big deal in a short amount…

What Jesus Had and How We Can Get It Back

In a 2019 Barna poll, researchers asked U.S. adults their perception of evangelical Christians. One…

A Growing Number of Pastors Are Stepping Down After Seeing Their Congregations Turn to QAnon

Business Insider has put together an interesting look at a serious new problem facing a…

Gender Equality and Church Leadership

The message read: I read [your latest post] and really enjoyed/agreed/thought deeply about the words.…

Ravi Zacharias’ Ministry Is Laying Off Over Half Its Staff and Now Support Evangelism and Abuse Victims

Ravi Zacharias International Ministries will lay off 60 percent of its staff and reboot as…

Beth Moore Is Leaving the Southern Baptist Convention

For decades, Beth Moore has been one of the most beloved and popular Southern Baptists…

Hillsong Church Promises ‘Changes’ in the Aftermath of Carl Lentz’s Scandal

Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston has sent an email of apology to the the whole…

An Oklahoma Church Is the Latest Church to Buy Up and Forgive Millions in Medical Debt

Ada First United Methodist Church in Oklahoma is the most recent church body to jump…

A Way Out of Cancel Culture in the Church

Every political, social and spiritual persuasion faces almost daily reports from the front lines of…

We Need More Millennial Leaders

This used to be one of my favorite Scripture verses: “Command and teach these things.…

Why Lent Matters

RELEVANT looks at the ancient tradition of Ash Wednesday, drawing lessons from the church calendar and exploring why the day still has meaning for the church today.

Hillsong Announces New Pastors for Its New York Campus Following Carl Lentz Firing

Hillsong pastor Brian Houston announced in a “Vision Sunday” address this week some major changes…

The Story of Mardi Gras’ Christian Roots

Obviously, you won’t be seeing the usual Mardi Gras posts today. Even if the pandemic…

Nine Things We Miss About Youth Group

Youth group, that time in our lives when were dealing with the awkwardness of adolescence…

An Independent Investigation Has Found the Ravi Zacharias Scandal Was Much Uglier Than Suspected

For several years now, reports and allegations have swirled around the legacy of Ravi Zacharias,…

A New Survey Suggests White Evangelicals Are Most Likely to Believe QAnon Conspiracies

American Enterprise Institute has conducted a new study that suggests more than a quarter of…

The Black Church Must Take the Lead

Christians in both political parties will tell you, if pressed, that the Bible holds the…

This Preacher Says That Instead of Cleaning Your House, Maybe Just Pray the Mess Away?

Andrew Wommack is a Colorado preacher with a show on Trinity Broadcasting Network and has…

The Prayers of Black History Makers

Black history is a history of prayer. Beginning in the woods and marshes on the…

SBC President J.D. Greear Condemns, Uh, Calling Vice President Kamala Harris a ‘Jezebel’

Whew. Some days, even just writing the headline is exhausting. Look, everyone’s got different ideas…

A Black Pastor Received a Horrifyingly Racist Letter When He Announced He Was Leaving the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention

Pastor Dwight McKissic of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas has a long history of…

Can This Generation Turn the Corner on Mental Health?

Most medical professionals agree that we are less than a generation away from turning the…

3 Ways the Church Needs to Change in 2021

Last year opened our eyes to our nation’s “areas of improvement.” And I was saddened…

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene — Facing Backlash Over Violent Social Media — Was Baptized at One of America’s Largest Churches

GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is a controversial figure in the Republican party. She was…

2021 Challenge: Throw Out Bad Theology

Halfway through 2020, I found myself laying on my bedroom floor, staring at the ceiling…

Americans Are More Likely to Say COVID-19 Has Increased Their Faith Than Many in Other Countries

COVID-19 has put everyone through the ringer, and we’ve all turned to different things to…

Whose Job Is It to Take Care of the Poor?

Whenever you see a left-leaning Christian talking to a conservative about poverty, it turns into…

Questions Linger About Survey Saying Half of All Pastors Hear Conspiracy Theories in Their Pews

LifeWay research is out with a new study that confirms something you already suspect: the…

Outside the U.S., the Local Church Is Often a Model of Diversity

Senganglu Thaimei (Sengmei to her friends) is a New York Times feature waiting to be…

How the Church Can Help Shape the Digital Age

Not every great Christian book starts at work, but What Comes Next did. Nicholas Skytland…

Watch the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service, With a Sermon From Rev. William Barber

Reverend William Barber preached the sermon at Thursday’s inaugural prayer service, which featured a huge…

Racial Division Is a Problem as Old as the Church

Racial division is an obvious problem today. It’s a problem in our world. It’s a…