Church

The Problem With Aggressive ‘Billboard Evangelism’

Yesterday, I drove by a church with a billboard that said, “Discover the bread of…

Former Harvest Bible Staffers Accuse James MacDonald of Lavish Vacations on the Church’s Dime

As the fallout from James MacDonald’s ouster from Harvest Bible Chapel–the church he founded–continues, a…

New Study Says Most U.S. Churches Are Struggling to Grow, but Megachurches Are Growing the Most

New research from LifeWay Research’s Exponential arm reveals troubling growth patterns in the landscape of…

The Many Lessons of Ash Wednesday

RELEVANT looks at the ancient tradition of Ash Wednesday, drawing lessons from the church calendar and exploring why the day still has meaning for the church today.

James MacDonald and the End of the Celebrity Pastor

Maybe it’s unavoidable that churches become microcosms of their eras. The early American church—in those…

A Tornado-Damaged Church Is Refusing to Accept a $25,000 Donation From a Casino

Saying they don’t support gambling, First Baptist Church in Wetumpka, Alabama is refusing a $25,000…

Can You Be Too Young to Lead in Church?

I’m in my early twenties and have been asked to teach at my church. Many…

Why is My Husband Being Asked to Help in the Church and Not Me?

[Editor’s note: To participate in our weekly advice column, submit your questions here and watch…