(RNS) — The United Methodist Church has once again postponed its quadrennial meeting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, delaying further a widely anticipated vote by delegates from across the globe on a proposal to split the denomination over the inclusion of LGBTQ members.
(RNS) — In the midst of a strange and stressful year, people turned to the same place they have for decades in their search for answers.
(RNS) — At the Nativity display outside Faith Church of Lafayette, Ind., the baby will be laid in a manger this year, surrounded by friendly beasts — except for the donkeys. They bite. In the past, the camels have been known to kick.
(RNS) — Sony Pictures announced Thursday (Nov. 12) it is purchasing Pure Flix's evangelical Christian video-streaming service launched in 2015 as a family-friendly competitor to Netflix.
(AP/RNS) -- When it comes to coping with the stress and uncertainty of a pandemic, most Americans are turning not to God, but to TV. That's just one of the findings of a Pew Research Center survey released Friday (Aug. 7) on how the novel coronavirus pandemic has impacted the worship habits of Americans.
NAVASOTA, Texas (AP/RNS) -- Before the barbecue trailer, there was the toilet paper popemobile. With toilet paper hard to come by as stay-at-home orders took effect in many states earlier this year to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Chad McMillan put the pastor of First Baptist Church of Navasota, Texas, on a trailer surrounded by plexiglass, "like the popemobile," he said. He handed the pastor a T-shirt gun loaded with toilet paper, each roll wrapped with a Bible verse.