The gender ideals of evangelicalism have led evangelical Christians to embrace rugged, often immoral and violent men, a scholar of Christian history says.
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Diversity doesn’t necessarily challenge racism, says a sociologist who studies multicultural churches.
Workers at Convent Avenue Baptist Church offer free coronavirus testing for people in their West Harlem neighborhood. The five-day effort in May has served as a model for faith-based communities to help close the racial gap in access to testing. Photo courtesy of Convent Avenue Baptist Church
Inspired by the success of a program at Convent Avenue Baptist Church in West Harlem, a national nonprofit hopes to encourage other congregations to get involved in overcoming the logistical, emotional and financial barriers to COVID-19 testing in underserved communities.
Some of our go-to conflict resolution practices may have to be creatively re-imagined because of the pandemic. A professor who has studied conflict offers four suggestions -- and a warning -- about resolving congregational disputes.
The Rev. Barry Randolph stands outside of Church of the Messiah in Detroit, Michigan. Photo by Rebecca Cook
Under the Rev. Barry Randolph, a thriving Detroit church has brought a young community together to improve their lives with their own ideas.
Detail from the cover of the book, “Everywhere You Look: Discovering the Church Right Where You Are.”
The co-founding director of the Parish Collective urges Christians to look for what God is doing -- right now -- in their neighborhoods.
Closing a church can be terrifying, but you don’t have to do it alone, says a sociologist and pastor.
Intentional self-care, a church’s ethos of care and congregational openness to new approaches are notable factors that contribute to the thriving of Black clergywomen, a researcher has found.
Green The Church encourages congregations to install solar panels, among other environmentally friendly strategies. Photos courtesy of Green The Church
Green The Church encourages African American congregations to commit to an environmental theology that promotes sustainable practices and helps build economic and political change.
What if we imagined pastoral transitions as a relay race, in which each leader passes the baton to the next? asks a Baptist pastor.