NASHVILLE (BP) – As Christian groups and denominations debate the proper response to clergy sexual misconduct (both child sexual abuse and adult sexual assault), most pastors believe those who commit such crimes should withdraw from public ministry permanently.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Ben Mandrell, Lifeway Christian Resources president and CEO, expressed confidence in the future of the organization during his report to messengers at the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting on Wednesday (June 16).
NASHVILLE (BP) – As many Protestant denominations prepare to gather this summer for their national meetings, most pastors believe it is vital for their church to be part of a denomination but doubt the importance of those types of ties lasting another decade.
NASHVILLE (BP) – U.S. Protestant churches endured a difficult 2020, including starting the year with fewer congregations.
NASHVILLE (BP) – As more Americans have access to legal marijuana, most U.S. Protestant pastors remain opposed to its use and legalization.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Fewer churchgoers filled pews and Bible studies during the pandemic, but many still continued personal discipleship habits throughout 2020.
NASHVILLE (BP) – As Americans attempt to move past the life-altering effects of 2020, their perspective is shifting on some of the most significant questions facing humanity.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Working through a time of grief. Exhausted from what they’ve been through. Excited about what’s to come.
NASHVILLE (BP) – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, churches responded to serve churchgoers in a variety of ways, and churchgoers are overwhelmingly proud of how their church handled the crisis.
NASHVILLE (BP) – As legislatures in Washington, D.C., and across the country discuss issues surrounding individuals who identify as a gender different from their biological sex, a clear majority of U.S. Protestant pastors see such gender fluidity as morally wrong.