Social media is taking the world by storm, but the jury is still out on the effects it might have on the church. Jerome Gay Jr., pastor of Vision Church in Raleigh, N.C., recently wrote a post for Mark Driscoll's The Resurgence website titled, "Practice What You Tweet," exploring the pitfalls of online interactions.1 comments
Fasting isn't one of the facets of Christian life that many people like to practice. But author and nutrition expert Kristen Feola is working to change that.2 comments
The Academy of Preachers, an organization that supports young people with a call to ministry, has joined the ongoing effort to fight the trend of young people leaving the church.Tags Youth
This Thursday, the U.K.'s Prime Minister David Cameron will meet with other world leaders in London to pound out a plan for stability in Somalia. New research from World Vision shows that children in Somalia are already suffering high levels of trauma as a result of the fighting, displacement and ongoing food crisis.
Depression medicine sales have increased 400 percent in North America in the past 20 years yet churches are not talking about it, lamented one pastor. NewSpring Church Pastor Perry Noble said that he never heard a sermon message on the subject of depression because "it's messy"
LOVE Week, an initiative of Elevation Church, wrapped up Sunday with volunteers serving a grand total of 50,340 hours around the city of Charlotte, N.C., this past week.
The ongoing saga of New York City churches continued this past weekend with Heavenly Vision Christian Center opting to hold worship services on the street.
When it comes to sex, unmarried Christians always want to know, "How far is too far?" Christian author and speaker Dannah Gresh said this is the number one question she gets asked
According to a new study by World Vision, there has been a big jump in teens who say social media makes them more aware of the needs of others.
Have churches given up on the pursuit of community? Pastor Brad House, director of community for Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Wash., sees an alarming trend in that direction.1 comments
Named after the religious figure shared by all three faiths, The Abrahamic Council wants to recruit leaders from the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths to dialogue using the Scriptures.18 comments
Tim and Kathy Keller wrapped up their three-part series on marriage this week by talking about one of the most debated, and oftentimes hated, topics when it comes to tying the knot: submission.
The Bible Literacy Project is on a mission to get its curriculum, The Bible and Its Influence, into public school classrooms. So far, it has been implemented in schools in 43 of the 50 states.5 comments
A New Jersey megachurch's latest effort to better engage with culture by embracing some of pop culture's most popular songs reignites the debate over whether churches should utilize secular music to be relevant.
In a culture that's "acidic" and "corrosive," Pastor Tim Keller acknowledged that it's hard for Christians not to be negatively influenced particularly when it comes to views on marriage and divorce.