(RNS) — The formation of a Catholic priest should be challenging intellectually but should also teach him how to empower the people in his parish.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (RNS) — The survey by LifeWay Research offers a detailed look at Protestant pastors’ attitudes and actions related to abuse and harassment.
(RNS) — What do we do when we learn our beloved shepherd is actually a predator, or the faith leader we’ve admired all our lives turns out to be unworthy of our trust?
(RNS) — 'For many churchgoers, tithing is just another term for generosity,' said LifeWay Research's Scott McConnell.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — While 85 percent of respondents said their church takes “good care of us,” 6 in 10 agreed that their family’s financial needs are not met by their church salary.
(RNS) Human rights activists say the pastors are victims of a campaign against Christians in the Muslim-majority country.
(RNS) Many say they found another calling, but a new survey shows the major pressures driving pastors out of the pulpit.
DETROIT - The pastor remains in police custody as investigators try to piece together what happened and interview church members.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — The pastors want the governor to call a special session so that lawmakers can enact accommodations for religious county clerks who refuse to provide marriage licenses for same-sex couples.
A gun range owner says he trains church-goers so they can defend themselves from attacks such at the killings at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.
(RNS) Houston Mayor Annise Parker said Wednesday (Oct. 29) that as important as it is to protect the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), the subpoenas became a distraction.
(RNS) "There are a lot of things I could say that would make me feel better. I don't know if it would make me look better, but I don't think it would make Jesus look better," former megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll said.
READ RNS' EXCLUSIVE DRISCOLL RESIGNATION STORY October 14, 2014 Michael Van Skaik Chairman, Board of Advisors and Accountability Mars Hill Church Dear Michael: By God’s grace I have pastored ...
(RNS) The Seattle megachurch pastor has been on sabbatical during his church's investigation.
(RNS) Most Protestant clergy rarely preach about mental illness to their congregations, and only about a quarter of congregations have a plan in place to assist families of the mentally ill, a new LifeWay Research survey found.
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