Among Smaller Churches, Those with More Intentional Effort More Likely to Retain New Believers, Study Shows
A little effort may go a long way when it comes to helping new believers continue attending a relatively smaller-sized church, according to a new study released on Monday.
As tropical storm Harvey has been hitting regions of Texas and Louisiana with record-breaking amounts of rain, leaders and members of churches in the area -- and even outside of the state -- have rolled up their sleeves to provide shelter and services for evacuees.
Mission Agape, which has been carrying out acts of love toward those who are homeless in downtown Atlanta, held a meeting at a local cafe on August 20, reporting updates on their mission work in Peru.
'For a Follower of Jesus ... No Place for Racism, Bigotry, Prejudice': Greg Laurie Condemns Hatred at SoCal Harvest
Lead pastor of Harvest Ministries and founder of the Harvest Crusades, Greg Laurie, condemned racism, bigotry, and hatred during the most recent SoCal Harvest, the first night of which took place on Friday.
After two years, six months, and nine days of absence, Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim returned to the pulpit of Light Presbyterian Church in Toronto during its Sunday service on August 13, and greeted the congregants. Lim then expressed gratitude toward Christians all over the world who had prayed fervently for his release, as well as toward the government leaders in Canada who had gathered their efforts to bring him home.
Volunteering Can't Substitute for Tithing, Most Pastors Believe; But Congregants Disagree, Study Shows
A majority of pastors don’t believe volunteering at church can take the place of tithing, according to a recent study. But most of all Christians don’t seem to share the same view.
A humanitarian organization has set out to raise funds in hopes to rebuild a predominantly Christian town in Iraq that has been destroyed by ISIS.
What began with an email requesting medical and dental help has grown into a regular effort by a group of friends from multiple churches to serve the Yazidi refugee population in northern Iraq.
A team of short-term missionary students in the English ministry of First Southern Baptist Church of Walnut left to South Korea on July 20 to share the gospel. The aims behind this mission trip were many, including restoring a sense of identity as a Korean in the Korean American students, and more importantly, providing them an opportunity to be messengers of the gospel.
A Korean ministry carried out a focused evangelistic effort from mid to late July in the Northeastern region of the U.S. with hopes that a new wave of revival would come to the country.
With the hope to reach “one more for the gospel,” a church in Southern California has set out to train ministry leaders – both lay and pastoral – for more effective ministry.
Hope College, located in Holland, Michigan, received a $458,502 grant on June 29 to address the decline of church attendance and religious affiliation among youth.
Milal Mission, a non-profit which serves individuals with disabilities, hosted its annual Camp Agape from June 29 to July 1 with its Southern California, Northern California, and Vancouver branches all together.
Aiming to provide resources to those who hope to become homeowners in Southern California, a non-profit will be hosting an informational homeownership fair for the 16th time.
Dr. Alexander Jun, the newly elected moderator of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), hopes his term will be one that contributes to continuing the denomination’s steps towards greater inclusion, diversity, and racial reconciliation.