Belief in evolution is costing Dove Award-winning musician Michael Gungor evangelical fans.

Published in Media and Arts
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 16:17

The tears we need to shed

Many conflicts in congregations are at least partially due to our loss of wonder at God’s grace and love.

Published in Vital Signs

While many Baptists have historically rejected religious symbolism in their sanctuaries, others have embraced it as a way to get worshipers focused on God.

Published in Theology

A writer and others say stereotyping Millennials as eager for contemporary worship overlooks differences among individuals and the human capacity to change.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 24 July 2014 19:19

I don’t think you know what that means

Church is not about the music, speaking, building, programming or overall functioning of the organization.

Published in Commentaries

Seminary students and faculty say a visit to India stretched their views of God’s role in their lives and taught them lessons about hospitality.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 00:21

Vital Christianity: As I see it

An effort to describe vital Christianity in 12 key characteristics, beginning with passionate love of God and neighbor. 

Artists and pastors say artistic expression transforms the experience of sacred space and time — and that Baptists are catching on.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 18 November 2013 17:20

Singing faith: Hymns both praise and teach

Church music is not just for worship. It also is a tool for teaching what a congregation believes.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 18 November 2013 17:14

Singing Faith: The great texts endure

Why does some sacred music, like “Amazing Grace,” remain popular for generations while other worship songs come and go?

Published in Congregations
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