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IRS Agrees to Monitor Churches for Electioneering

In a settlement with the Freedom from Religion Foundation, the IRS has agreed to monitor churches in keeping with its anti-electioneering provisions.

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In Kenya, A Female Pastor with Disabilities Paves Way for Others

In a country where physical disabilities are severely stigmatized, Rev. Dawn Gikandi pushes beyond boundaries.

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My “Affair” with a Youth Pastor

It took me years to realize that my relationship with my pastor was not romantic — it was sexual abuse.

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I Stopped Treating My City Like a Shopping Experience — and Planted a Church Instead

What we learned when we decided to invest in our city by refusing to leave.

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How a Disillusioned Pastor’s Daughter Found Her Way Back to Church

I was raised in the church, but I had to leave it if I was ever going to make it home.

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New Church Growth Strategy: Intentional Ethnic Diversity

How some traditionally white churches and denominations are staving off attendance decline through diversification strategies.

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Poll Finds Americans Lie about Church Attendance

A new study finds that people lie to pollsters about how often they attend church.

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The Modern Church Doesn’t Need a Make-Believe Devil

The biggest problem with all this talk of Satan is that he doesn’t exist.

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Gay Christians Go to Your Church. How Should the Church Engage Them?

Five ways churches can better address the realities of gay people in their congregation.

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How Churches Are Finding Abundance in Hard Economic Times

Facing declining tithes and offerings, some churches are discovering the power of their theological imagination.