We need a better strategy to plant Black and brown churches
(RNS) — Solidarity does not mean assimilation.
Why John Onwuchekwa, a Black pastor and rising star, gave up on Southern Baptists
(RNS) — John Onwuchekwa, a Southern Baptist Church planter, said SBC leaders’ ties to President Donald Trump and the denomination’s inability to deal with issues of race and justice meant he could not in good faith remain part of the SBC.
Building a new church community in a culture that has forgotten how
(RNS) — Today’s young people are more connected than ever, but they carry a lot of baggage about the idea of walking through the doors of a church.
Shuttered houses of worship get a reboot, find new life
(RNS) — At a time when decommissioned houses of worship are converted into nightclubs, restaurants, or condominiums, a different kind of transformation is preserving churches and synagogues as sacred spaces.
Former atheist and post-evangelical dives into a ‘Blue Ocean Faith’
(RNS) — Once pastor of a thriving evangelical church, Dave Schmelzer took his congregation in a new direction, kicking off what he hopes will be a ‘New Jesus Movement.’
Mark Driscoll removed from the Acts 29 church planting network he helped found
(RNS) “It is our conviction that the nature of the accusations against Mark, most of which have been confirmed by him, make it untenable and unhelpful to keep Mark and Mars Hill in our network,” the Acts 29 Network of evangelical churches said.