(RNS) — 'For many churchgoers, tithing is just another term for generosity,' said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — For the six faith-based agencies authorized to settle refugees in the U.S., the battle over the travel ban is also a fight to protect their ministries — and, by extension, the refugees they serve.
Any attempt to “destroy” the amendment would affect more than just pastors and priests. Schools, hospitals, addiction centers, food banks and other charities all could then advocate for or against candidates without losing their charitable status.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (RNS) Nearly a third of the $373 billion that Americans donated to charity last year went to religious organizations.
(RNS) An atheist group that raised funds after national disasters is facing questions about its tax-exempt promises to donors and how the money was spent.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) In the days following Thanksgiving, there's already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday shopping season. Now, a group of charities and corporate sponsors is urging Americans to make the Tuesday after Thanksgiving just as powerful a day of giving to those in need. By John Ostendorff / USA Today.