Majority of Americans Identify as Christians, but Only a Minority Identify as 'Practicing Christians,' According to 'State of the Church' Study
A new Barna research found that while a majority of Christians in America identify as Christians, only a minority are “practicing Christians” who attend the church at least once a month.
Students at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) will now require to undergo a sexual abuse awareness training to complete their ministry degree programs. The new regulation was announced by the seminary earlier this month.
For Pastor Sungwon Jahng, choosing to serve as the English ministry (EM) pastor of Los Angeles Open Door Presbyterian Church wasn’t necessarily a choice for a particular position or cultural context. It was out of a sense of ownership of the church, he says.
Religion Supporting US Economy by Generating More Revenue Than Apple, Google, and Amazon Combined, Says Study
A new study published in interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion said that religion contributes more to US economy than Facebook, Google and Apple combined.
Attacks against Christians in India increased in the first six months of 2016, according to a new report by Evangelical Fellowship of India.
Howard E. Butt Jr., Evangelist and Philanthropist Who Promoted High Calling in All Vocations, Passes Away at 89
Howard E. Butt Jr., who dedicated his life to Christian causes and helping other people realize their true calling in whatever occupation they may be pursuing, passed away at the age of 89 on September 11 in San Antonio, Texas.
Nabeel Qureshi Releases Video Describing His Stage IV Cancer Prognosis, Says He Has Hope in Living God
Christian evangelist Nabeel Qureshi released a 10-minute video on YouTube in which he gave the details of his stage IV stomach cancer. He told his viewers that American Cancer Society statistics say that survival rate for people with stage IV stomach cancer was 4 percent, but he trusted in God to heal him.
Most Americans as well as Christians do not want to change Johnson Amendment which states that churches must lose their tax-exempt status if they endorse any political candidates, according to a new LifeWay Research.
Mother Teresa, the acclaimed nun who served the poorest of the poor in Indian city of Kolkata all her life, was canonized by Pope Francis in Vatican city.
Churches in the South Bay area in Southern California have come together yet again this summer to give back to the community. This is the second summer these churches have partnered together for this effort. Pastors of these five churches have also collaborated on multiple occasions for other efforts, including going on an overseas mission trip together.
Speakers at Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) 3-day conference, sponsored by Southern Baptist Convention, discussed issues ranging from role of church in political discourse, American culture and racism to religious freedom.
SoCal Harvest 2016: Over 105,000 People Attend 3 Days of Gospel Preaching and Music; 11,000 People Profess Faith
Evangelist Greg Laurie’s SoCal Harvest 2016 event was attended by 105,000 people who gathered at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, this weekend.
The Evangelical Church Alliance (ECA) hosted a seminar for Korean immigrant church pastors on August 20 at Light of Love Mission Church in Pasadena, with speakers from various Korean churches as well as some non-Korean speakers such as Dr. Scott Lemenager from the ECA and Dr. Daniel Newman from Azusa Pacific University (APU).
Chinese authorities in the eastern province of Zhejiang have banned all religious and prayer-related activities in hospitals. The pastors will no longer be allowed to visit hospitals to pray for sick and preach in hospitals.
“We want to be a church that represents the city, a church that reflects the diversity of the city,” says Pastor Charles Choe of Tapestry LA. Tapestry LA is a church of about 400 members located in Los Angeles, CA that was started in July 2014.