(RNS) — Patterson’s comments touched off a flurry of condemnation. But the Southern Baptist Convention has had a long history of conservative stances on women that it maintains are based on Scripture.
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(RNS) — During his tenure, World Vision grew to collect $1 billion in annual revenue in 2017, making it No. 15 on Forbes’ list of the nation’s largest charities.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The survey captures how 'too many people think Christmas is about a mall and not a manger,' said Ed Stetzer, executive director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.
(AP) — For many evangelicals, fiery Alabama politician and judge Roy Moore has been a longtime hero. Others have sometimes cringed at his heated rhetoric and bellicose style.
(RNS) — And they don't expect voters will abandon a darling of the religious right, in the Alabama race for a U.S. Senate seat, for the same reason they didn't abandon Donald Trump when he was faced with allegations of sexual assault.
(RNS) In a gloomy forecast for organized religion, only seven percent of the 'nones' say they are looking for a religion.
(RNS) Not all LGBT Christians heard good news in some of the well-meaning statements made by prominent Christians after the mass shooting that killed 50 at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
(RNS) If they voted today, 4 in 10 GOP Protestant pastors would pick "undecided." Democrats picked Hillary Clinton.
(RNS) Many say they found another calling, but a new survey shows the major pressures driving pastors out of the pulpit.
(RNS) One evangelical pastor today told me, “My church members are all over the place on this!”
LifeWay Research finds most Americans do not favor requiring college religious groups to let anyone -- regardless of religion or LGBT status -- be leaders.
Hear that theme song from "Friends"? Surveys show we're 'there' for people we know and like -- but not so much for strangers.
(RNS) But don't overlook that 1 in 3 of your neighbors is watching Christian TV, says a research expert.
WASHINGTON (RNS) But beware, said LifeWay Research director Ed Stetzer: "If you don't like diversity, you're really not going to like heaven."
Many say it's time for clergy to quit saying "By the power vested in me by the state … " during a church wedding.