Jeff Brumley

Jeff Brumley

Jeff Brumley is assistant editor of ABPnews/Herald.

‘Nones’ increasingly uninterested in ministers at time of death, funerals

 Pastors report a rise in “do-it-yourself” funeral ceremonies.

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Study: Youth experiment less with alcohol, drugs when plugged into church

But adult addicts say churches need to present a loving, relevant God to young people to reduce risks of substance abuse and addiction.

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At 88, Baptist educator Bruce Heilman is still taking on life

Crossing the country on his Harley, seeking healing for fellow Greatest Generation veterans, heading top universities — for Bruce Heilman, it’s always been about doing.

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Uncivil conduct among Christians fuels church decline, says Baptist pastor and author

Kevin Glenn’s new book, Hand Over Fist, offers ways Baptists and other Christians can be more civil to each other.

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Seeking God through worship — and jazz

Jazz’s improvisational nature reflectes the free-flowing nature of the Holy Spirit, say advocates of using the musical form in worship.

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Baptist film critics: Christian films and audiences must evolve

As Christian filmakers seek to grow markets and profits, observers say they must embrace difficult themes and subjects to succeed.

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Baptists enriched by repeated missions to Sioux

Returning over many years to the same mission destination reaps huge benefits for those going and those welcoming, say Baptist groups in Virginia and Tennessee.

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Black Baptists urge Obama to speed Haitian family immigration

Expedited process of getting Haitians into the U.S. makes good economic sense and is fair, the leaders of five African-American communions say in a letter to the White House.

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Race, relevancy among challenges facing black Baptist leaders

Recent shootings of black men present challenges to new leaders of four of the nation’s largest African-American Baptist denominations, which observers say must become champions for racial reforms in America.

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Missionaries serving refugees fleeing Mid-east violence exercise extra sensitivity

Serving war-ravaged refugees, including indigenous Christian groups, in the Middle East requires extra cultural and religious sensitivity among missionaries living in cultures that do not value religious freedom, experts say. 

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