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.
The Rev. Ed Litton, an Alabama pastor known for his work on racial reconciliation, will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention this summer.
Darrin Patrick, a megachurch pastor, author and speaker, has died.
Willow Creek Community Church announced Wednesday (April 15) that David Dummitt, a megachurch pastor from Michigan, will be the church’s new senior pastor.
A Preemptive Strike. An investigative report by Mindy Belz at WORLD is calling into question the accuracy of claims made by the Christian non-profit Preemptive Love Coalition. According to Belz’s story: “Texas-based Preemptive Love Coalition, ...