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An Assemblies of God youth convention gathers in West Bend, Wisconsin in 2007. Over the past decade, the Pentecostal denomination has posted significant growth. (Photo credit: Paul M. Walsh/AP)

Study: Diversity in U.S. Churches Varies Greatly

July 28, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. once said that 11 a.m. on a Sunday morning is “the most segregated hour in this nation,” but it appears some religious groups are experiencing more success than others in overcoming this historic separation.

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Washington National Cathedral Celebrates Gay Marriage Decision

July 7, 2015

LGBT-affirming churches are openly celebrating the gay marriage decision as a gift from God. What impact will this have on faithful churches in a post-Obergefell v. Hodges world?

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The Reformation Remembered

June 22, 2015

The Center for Catholic and Evangelical Theology recently hosted its Pro Ecclesia annual conference, Remembering the Reformation Together: Commemorate? Celebrate? Repent?, at The Catholic University of America. This conference anticipated the 500th anniversary of…


Gushee Endorses LGBT Agenda

October 28, 2014

Gushee’s work is the latest example of a “conversion narrative” that marries an account of intellectual epiphany with a political manifesto designed to cause the church to rethink centuries of settled doctrine.


Praise Songs and Spiritual Pride

August 1, 2014

In my experience, hymn-singing congregations tend to make an effort not to isolate the worship to only the particularly stirring verses. Removing a verse is like removing a chapter from a book…

Evangelical congregants at New Hope Baptist Church are set to share space with Epiphany Episcopal Church in Herndon, Virginia beginning later this month. (Photo: New Hope Baptist)

Seeking Cash, Virginia Episcopalians Make Way for Evangelical Tenants

July 17, 2014

Like the 1968 film “The Odd Couple,” a group of liberal Episcopalians, recently divorced from Anglican former parishioners, is looking to share space with some Korean Southern Baptists.

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David Gushee’s “Evil” of Seeking Legal Counsel

March 24, 2014

Professor Gushee proves that he too can play the “what would Jesus do?” game, but he takes it all a step further.


Wall Street Journal Misconstrues Russell Moore’s Message

October 25, 2013

Southern Baptists everywhere took exception to Dr. Russell Moore’s comments in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, which featured a full profile of the new President of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC)….

Richard Land’s Southern Baptist Quarter Century

June 20, 2013

(Photo Credit: Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) By Mark Tooley After twenty-five years Richard Land has retired as president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC). Representing the public policy voice…

Press Release: IRD Commends Richard Land’s Defense of Marriage, Religious Liberty at SBC

June 13, 2013

June 13, 2013 Contact:  Jeff Walton 202-682-4131, 202-413-5639 cell   “Land’s reliable and strong voice on these issues was too rare in the denominational world and will be much missed.” -IRD President Mark Tooley   Washington,…

Staunching Baptist Decline

June 12, 2013

by Barton Gingerich (@bjgingerich) Over at Religion News Service, Jonathan Merritt has taken up keyboard and monitor to advise the Southern Baptist Convention on how to avoid a disastrous membership slump. His article is…