Reports from Christianity Today’s news editor and from an independent investigation into workplace culture show the evangelical magazine failed to hold senior leaders accountable for sexual harassment and made women employees feel unappreciated and unsafe.
“We ask you to prayerfully reconsider the support you have given to this war because of the horrendous human suffering it has unleashed,” reads a letter signed by more than 100 leaders including Colin P. Watson Sr., executive director of the Christian Reformed Church.
The United Methodist Church has postponed the convening of its General Conference to 2024, prompting some within the church to move up plans to depart and leaving questions for the denomination’s Judicial Council.
Bruxy Cavey, pastor of the multi-site Canadian megachurch The Meeting House, was accused of sexual misconduct and put on leave in December. After an investigation the church announced his resignation March 8.
With grants of $8.5 million, U.S. nonprofit Enterprise Community Partners is helping houses of worship convert underutilized land into affordable homes and community facilities.
In cities with some of the largest Ukrainian populations in the United States, worshippers prayed for peace and an end to war Sunday.
Preventing flooding, filtering run-off, and attracting pollinators, rain gardens are a beautiful way to care for God’s creation.
Two years into the pandemic, more religious institutions are asking themselves what a hybrid approach can and should look like.
In a new survey, white evangelicals no longer report majority support for creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
Facing trial for allegedly failing to report sexual abuse, Brian Houston, co-founder of the Hillsong megachurch, announced a leave of absence until the end of this year.
Across the globe, Open Doors found that there has been a 24% increase in Christians killed because of their faith.
With votes in their congregations last fall, 43 congregations that had been part of the Reformed Church in America were released from their denominational classes (regional groups of churches) as of Dec. 31, 2021. They are now part of the Alliance of Reformed Churches.
College at Southeastern, the undergraduate school of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, conferred degrees Dec. 15 to 24 inmates who were educated behind bars. It’s a growing American trend.
Songwriter and storyteller Mark Lowry co-wrote “Mary Did You Know?” in 1991. He says the song's success is a miracle.
Headquartered in southern states, the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief and Samaritan's Purse teams were prepared to respond to loss and destruction from Dec. 10 tornadoes.
Activist and abuse survivor Rachael Denhollander will receive the prize and deliver a lecture at a Dec. 15 event hosted by Calvin University and Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Sharing food, in increasingly creative ways, is a common faith practice.
The U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments this week in a case that some predict could change the course of abortion law in the United States. Reporter Adelle M. Banks reviewed religious news reporting from the 1960s and ’70s, ahead of the Roe v. Wade case that put the law where it is now.
From pastors’ blogs to published books, curious creation watchers can learn from those who have taken Jesus’ words, “Look at the birds of the air…” (Matt. 6:26), to heart.
With newly published books, podcasts, and a growing annual conference, a group of Christians who identify as LGBTQ and hold to a traditional, biblical sexual ethic is developing.
The Faith Communities Today survey found that half of America’s congregations had 65 or fewer people in attendance on any given weekend, a drop from a median attendance level of 137 people in 2000.
Accepting two of its Vision 2020 team’s recommendations, the Reformed Church in America’s General Synod voted to establish a restructuring team and to ensure departing churches can leave with their assets.
After a long delay, the Reformed Church in America’s General Synod meets this week. Charting a way through its gridlock over LGBTQ affirmation is on the agenda.
After 40 years of lapsed church attendance, Canadian singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn found the church he ‘was waiting for’ and even a place in the worship band.