Why Are So Many Single Women Leaving the Church?

A few years ago, I attended the Women of the World festival in London. Arriving…

A Christian Group Is Urging American Churches to Resume In-Person Services on May 3

A conservative legal nonprofit called The Liberty Counsel has launched a new initiative urging churches…

How Churches Can Make the Most of Being ‘Non-Essential Businesses’

The American Church has been plunged into a time of questions, confusion, pain, and uncertainty.…

Willow Creek Has Hired David Dummitt as Its New Leader

Willow Creek Church has announced a megachurch pastor from Michigan named David Dummitt as its…

This Pastor Says He Accidentally Preached His Online Sermon With Goofy Filters On

Whoops. Well, hey, we’re all in uncharted waters here. We make plans and God laughs.…

What the Apostle Paul’s Letters Can Teach Us About Socially Distanced Church

The novel coronavirus has surely changed everything, including the way we commune in physical space.…

COVID-19 Is Taking a Toll on the Hearts of Pastors

No one likes a pandemic. I mean, really. Did I even have to say it?…

Jon Foreman: The Kingdom of Heaven Is at Hand, Even in Quarantine

Easter is a day that holds tremendous significance for followers of Christ. This Easter Sunday,…

The Deeper Message of Holy Week

When I was a kid, a free-flowing river meandered its way through my backyard. Growing…

This Singing of ‘Ave Maria’ in the Fire-Ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral Is Very Beautiful and Very 2020

It’s been almost a year since a fire ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris,…

The Deeper Message of Holy Week

When I was a kid, a free-flowing river meandered its way through my backyard. Growing…

The Church Must Advocate for the Incarcerated During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 is affecting everybody. But like most catastrophes – the majority of us are inconvenienced,…

The Bible Publishing Industry Is Seeing a Coronavirus Boom

The Christian Post reports that while the pandemic season self-isolation guidelines have taken a stunning…

The Way Christians Endure This Pandemic Will Reveal What Truly Matters to Them

We are living in extraordinary times. As I write this, there are nearly 1.5 million…

Three Times Jesus Healed Without Touching

We’re all craving human contact these days. Even if you are quarantined with family, there…

Joel Osteen Is Hosting a Virtual Easter Service With Kanye, Mariah Carey and Tyler Perry

Like your church (hopefully), Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church will be ringing in Easter Sunday virtually…

Why God Doesn’t Feel Real During COVID-19

Whether you’re healthy or sick, overstocked on toilet paper or running low, still working from…

Social Distancing From Church Is an Act of Love, Not Fear

Sacrifice. Substitution. The ultimate model of substitution and sacrifice was Christ, who gave his life…

47 Percent of Churches Have Decided They Won’t Meet In Person for Easter

LifeWay‘s most recent look at how churches are coping with the coronavirus pandemic found that…

Asian-American Christians Condemn Coronavirus Racism

One unfortunate byproduct of the coronavirus pandemic has been a strain of virulent anti-Asian racism…

This ‘Drive-In Church’ Worship Guide Is, Somehow, Real

Not every church is going the virtual service route for pandemic season. As Emily Miller…

7 Lessons Pastors Are Learning In Lockdown (That You Can Learn From Too)

Pastors are learning a lot right now and they don’t have to be the only ones.

Church Study: Attendance Is Up but Giving Is Down During Pandemic Season

The COVID-19 pandemic has churches around the world scrambling to rethink both the practical realities…

Contemplative Practices in the Time of Coronavirus

A rabbi in New Rochelle, New York, while quarantined and being treated for coronavirus, said,…

A Tampa Bay Pastor Has Been Arrested for Holding Services During COVID-19 Lockdown

Police warned Rodney Howard-Browne, pastor of the River at Tampa Bay Church, about the dangers…

Lent in the Season of Coronavirus

“I wasn’t expecting to give this much up for Lent.” When the 2020 season of…

3 Ways to Grow Spiritually We Don’t Hear Enough About

Several years ago, I started to feel stuck as a therapist. I found many clients…

3 Ways to Find Hope No Matter What You’re Going Through

A couple of years ago, I found myself struggling. I found my faith and trust…

COVID-19: An Italian Priest Has Died After Giving His Respirator To a Younger Patient

Italy has been the hardest-hit European nation by the COVID-19 pandemic, with 63,927 confirmed cases…

Jesus in (Not Instead of) the Pandemic

The prophet Habakkuk, writing during the desolation of his people and homeland, asked two questions…

The Church Will Not Sacrifice Anyone for the Economy’s Sake

In the immediate throes of an emergency, a little flailing is to be expected. It’s…

Francis Chan: Right Now Is a Huge Opportunity for the Church

As we recently reported, Francis Chan has relocated to Hong Kong to be a missionary.…

7 Rules of Life for the Season of COVID-19

For the foreseeable future, the vast majority of us are now quarantined in our homes…

Carl Lentz Has Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Pastor of Hillsong NYC Carl Lentz has announced that he has tested positive for coronavirus,…

Watch This Vicar Accidentally Set Himself on Fire While Leading Church From Home

The coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the way people around the world are living their…

9 Things Everyone Should Do When Reading the Bible

Very few of us have the inclination or interest in diving into three years of…

Pope Francis: If You Can’t Get to Confession, You Can Confess Directly to God

Quarantine guidelines are forcing every institution to rethink its praxis, and that holds extra true…

Taking Inspiration and Gratitude From the Early Christians in Pandemic Rome

We’re facing a worldwide pandemic. In 2001, we faced a catastrophic crisis with the events…

What to Do When You Can’t Hear God

There is a picture sitting beside my bed that I have held dear for nearly…

6 Things to Remember When You’re Struggling with Anxiety

Anxiety is a monster. It can cripple you or make you act in ways that…