(RNS) — ‘Low’ or ‘free’ church Christians, raised on contemporary worship services with praise bands and dim lights, are seeking out ‘high church’ traditions replete with sacramental rituals and ancient liturgy.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Without any kind of theological credentials and while toeing the line of the subservient wife, many preachers' wives were as successful as their husbands in the capitalist marketplace, Kate Bowler's new book argues.
(RNS) — The votes mark an inclusive step forward for the 'most white' of the nation's mainline Protestant denominations, according to Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton.
(RNS) Researchers also found that fewer than half of Protestant senior pastors say their churches permit LGBT people to serve, even in limited ways.
It's a simplistic story wrapped in data.
Mainline memberships are lower, but their organizational capacity may be stronger than ever.
Protestant? Evangelical? Mainline? The average Protetestant has no idea what you're talking about.
(RNS) According to a new poll, unchurched Americans expect to be spending Valentine's Day between the sheets. White mainline Protestants? Not so much.
(RNS) More and more churches are rediscovering Wednesday -- a traditional midweek church night -- as a prime time to gather the flock for casual worship in summer. By G. Jeffrey MacDonald.