A leading Christian periodical has published its annual list of the 100 fastest growing and 100 largest participating churches in the United States and unpacks some of the particular challenges churches encounter today.
In an age where police are being murdered in the streets and biological sex is seen as an oppressive social construct, a renown writer is arguing America needs Christian renewal of our society or it will break down.
Ex-Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll preached at The Trinity Church in Scottsdale for its official opening on Sunday, saying he ended up there as a result of storms in his life.
A historic Florida megachurch that experienced a large decline followed by a steady resurgence in membership over the past few years is considering selling off a portion of its property.
Travis Greene is the latest gospel music singer who is taking his ministry one step further by starting his own church.
LifeChurch.tv founder and Senior Pastor Craig Groeschel advises church leaders against expanding to multiple sites too quickly.
As cycles of unemployment, poverty and death have set in on many working class communities across America,are churches overlooking their responsibilities to help alleviate the pain and suffering of plighted working class families?
Actor Stephen Baldwin reveals new Bible Study in New York City for lost millennials.
A Mainline Protestant pastor has been found guilty of not serving gluten-free bread during communion and has been defrocked for her indiscretion.
I recently spoke with a pastor who was tearfully concerned about his health insurance. He had just received notice of a large premium increase that he could not afford. With a diabetic child, he did not know what to do.
I was recently in a church that had several signs posted about not bringing food or drinks in the worship center. I asked a guest what he thought of the signs. His response was telling.
Seventy-four percent of large churches offer their future leaders or pastors-in-training an internship or residency, a new national study finds.
A satellite campus of Willow Creek Community Church is looking to expand to a new presently vacant 200,000 square foot facility.
Following its five-day student missions conference which drew 16,000 attendees, Urbana 15 has released figures summarizing major milestones reached by the organization and its participants — among those accomplishments, raising over $940,000.
Mac Pier, founder and CEO of The New York Leadership Center in Manhattan, says division in the church is breeding atheism in the world.
A conversation on racial reconciliation with a group of influential Christian leaders reveals a complex path toward a vision of racial harmony.
Could some evangelists within Presbyterian Church (USA) be moving away from the practice of calling sinners to repentance?
On November 1, 2014, I wrote a blog post about ten ways churches drive away first-time guests. Those top ten ways came from an informal Twitter poll. I was surprised by the number of responses we received for both the poll and the blog post.
California Pastor Tim Storey has been called a life coach to the stars with a ministry that has led him to speak into the lives of countless celebrities including rapper Kanye West and actor Charlie Sheen, who had a highly controversial breakdown in 2011.
Warryn Campbell recently opened up about the idea of his church, California Worship Center being inspired by God.
A first-of-its-kind gathering of over 25 different influential Christian organizations and leaders, including the Southern Baptist Convention and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Charlotte), convened this week to discuss and trade ideas on how to plant and grow multi-ethnic churches throughout North America, including strategies to establish 1,000 such churches over the next seven to ten years.
Though many evangelical churches embrace the Great Commission, the condition of families within the body of Christ reflects the reality that few Christians have been adequately trained or discipled in marriage or parenting.
Warryn Campbell is asking for volunteers to be a part of the ministry in his new church.
Manny Pacquiao may be gearing up for an upcoming bout with longtime rival fighter Floyd Mayweather next May, but the Filipino boxer and politician has also officially named the church he is in the process of building.
Upon meeting Pastor Rafer Owens, who is both the dynamic leader of Faith Inspirational Missionary Baptist Church and a deputy sheriff serving in Compton in Los Angeles County, it is easy to understand why he was chosen to speak at Together LA, the three-day conference about discovering how to love the metropolis, beginning this Thursday.
Warryn Campbell and his famed Grammy award-winning singer wife Erica Campbell may officially open the doors of their own church next April.
The head of one of the largest Pentecostal sects in North America has denied a news report that the practice of speaking in tongues has been declining among Pentecostal churches.
California megachurch Pastor Rick Warren was in Rwanda this week and encouraged residents of the Central-East African country "to be a nation of purpose, dignity and hope," as he met with local leaders helping to advance his PEACE Plan and Purpose Driven Church initiatives.
An academic institution based in South Carolina has expressed concern over a proposed expansion of a fast-growing megachurch.
While some local congregations build floats or manger scenes as a major project, one church in Illinois is looking to build something more aerodynamic.
A Southern Baptist couple left their livelihood behind in Georgia for an urban, life changing experience after realizing their calling was to become pastors. Now their sole purpose is to plant a church in Brooklyn while getting their family adjusted to the big city.
Seattle-based Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll announced plans for a 15th regional church in Phoenix to be launched to the sometime in late January or early February of next year.
A fast-growing North Carolina megachurch has been given approval to expand its facilities to include a new 22-acre site.
A megachurch based in Hawaii on the island of Oahu will be moving to a 200-plus acre piece of farmland in order to expand its facilities for worship and education.