Lifeway Research released the results of a recent survey – “Do you plan to attend a worship service on Easter?” In the course of describing the survey results, Russ Rankin offers a couple of takeaways given by Scott McConnell. First, Christians should not take for granted … Continue readingRead More
Recently Pew Research pointed to an increase of the “Nones.” Those who, when queried, noted no religious affiliation. The response to the news seems to be varied. Ed Stetzer, President of Lifeway Research, often looks for both the concern and the possibility when referencing Lifeway Research findings, or … Continue readingRead More
I recently heard a young mega-church pastor prefers to be known as a “Speaker.” For some time I have had an ongoing conversation with a young fellow who from time to times seems enamored of everything mega. Carefully I have sought to parse the distinctions between speaker and pastor.… Continue readingRead More
Internecine squabbles are blood sport. It appears some care little about collateral damage in the process. I recently wrote a piece wherein I found it incredulous that a campaign is waged to discredit one person by casting suspicion on the realities of another’s personal struggle and abuse.
I realize … Continue readingRead More