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Southern Baptists see decline in number of congregations

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) – The Southern Baptist Convention faces not only declining membership but also fewer churches to attract potential new members.

Easter Sunday remains a high attendance day for most churches

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) — Most pastors are expecting one of their largest crowds on Easter, but those expectations have tempered some in the past decade.

Hispanic Protestant pastors face unique congregational and community needs

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) – Pastors of Hispanic Protestant churches in the United States maintain immense gratitude for their role, but many face financial struggles. Their congregations reflect diverse worship styles, but they have a unified desire to reach and serve their communities.

Evangelicals back immigration reform, increased border security

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — American evangelicals have complex perspectives on immigration and want a nuanced political response, but most want Congress to act soon.

Pastors oppose sports betting but often not actively

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) – With the Super Bowl this weekend, don’t expect many pastors to place a bet on Kansas City or San Francisco to win the game, but a few may have more than a rooting interest riding on the game.

Mandrell shares 2030 vision with Lifeway trustees

PHOENIX (BP) – Beginning the new year, Lifeway Christian Resources President and CEO Ben Mandrell presented the organization’s trustees with the direction that will guide Lifeway into the next decade.

Baptisms rebound, but negative trend continues in Southern Baptist churches

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) – With far fewer churches gathering in person, Southern Baptist congregations didn’t do much baptizing during the pandemic. Those numbers have increased in recent years, but the overall decline within the Convention continues.

U.S. Christians support solution to conflict that benefits Israel and Palestinians

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) – Most American Christians have been following the conflict between Israel and Hamas. Ultimately, they say they want negotiations, Hamas to be subdued, and a result that benefits both Israel and Palestinians.

Most popular Bible verses during Christmas

During the holiday season, a natural tendency exists to open the Bible and read the story of Jesus’s birth. But that’s not all Scripture readers are turning to this time of year.

New normal settles for churches post-pandemic

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) — For two years now, almost every church in America has been holding in-person worship services, but not every pre-pandemic worshiper has returned.