The Differences Between Retention of Men and Women Using Digital Bibles

By Rebecca Randall, Syndicated from Christianity Today Men are more likely than women to finish Bible reading plans on an app, but they don’t glean as much as when using a good, old-fashioned paper book, according a recent study in the Journal of Religion, Media, and Digital Culture. Women retained about the same amount of information and completed … Read more

Study: 43% of millennials ‘don’t know, care, believe’ God exists

By Leah MarieAnn Klett, Syndicated from the Christian Post  Just 26% of Gen X and 16% of millennials believe that when they die, they will go to Heaven only because they confessed their sins and accepted Jesus as their savior, compared to nearly half of the generation before them, a new study has found. The American … Read more

Young people are “taste-testing” religions to chart their own path to spirituality.

By Sydney Clarke, Syndicated from Vice.com Generation Z, currently between the ages of nine and 24, is leading the fight against racial injustice, bringing about climate change awareness and legislation, and dismantling the systems that perpetuate historical disadvantages. By no means are we the pioneers of religious taste-testing—sampling, as many of us do, a wide … Read more

Preaching on Zoom: Covid-19 churchgoing in the US

By ARIELLE PADRES, Syndicated from WIRED.COM For Clay Scroggins, preaching on Zoom was never part of the plan. As lead pastor at Buckhead Church in Atlanta, he was accustomed to services in a 3,000-seat auditorium, with live music and a jumbotron for people in the back. But God’s plan is often mysterious, so when the city … Read more

Is Your Church Prepared to Be Found?

By ABBY PERRY, Syndicated from Christianity Today It’s no wonder that pastors are exhausted. They spent 2020 facing questions like how can I reach people when we can’t gather together? and how can we minister with integrity and depth in a virtual context? Many church leaders also faced COVID-19 restrictions, racial tension, and political polarization. Weary leaders entering the … Read more