Episcopalians took a major hit in the year 2020, not only in attendance but also in membership and—unusually—in the pocketbook of the historically affluent denomination.
By mid-August, the local office of evangelical aid group World Relief was so overwhelmed by contributions to help Afghans arriving in the Chicago area it didn’t have the capacity to store them. Neither did Immanuel ...
The head of the Iowa Conference of the United Methodist Church encouraged congregations to review their financial practices after a Polk City woman was sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for stealing ...
At least 4,500 churches closed in 2019
A new study from Lifeway Research suggests more Protestant churches closed in 2019 than opened—continuing a decades-long congregational slide that is only expected to accelerate.
These days, preachers may be able to avoid the sting of a bad sermon, at least in the short term—as passing the offering plate, once a staple of worship, has largely halted due to the ...
A trial date has been set for Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo who is facing a number of sex abuse charges.
Brian Houston, co-founder of the global megachurch Hillsong, announced in an email on Saturday (April 11) that the church’s leadership had decided to “pause all operations” at its Dallas, Texas, location.
The percentage of Americans who are members of a house of worship dropped below the 50% mark last year for the first time in eight decades—the amount of time Gallup has measured the metric.
The real estate interest of Dallas megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes has entered into an exclusive 45-day negotiation to purchase property at the site of the former Fort McPherson army base in Fulton County, Georgia.