Massive Pentecostal Meeting Means Massive Bucks for City

ST. LOUIS (RNS) When is a church convention more than just another church convention? When 40,000 saints from the Church of God in Christ come marching in and relocate the year’s largest convention from one cash-strapped city to another. For the first time in more...

Spirituality Meets Consumerism at Joyce Meyer Conference

ST. LOUIS (RNS) The scene near the concession stands resembled something closer to a strip mall on Black Friday than the hour preceding a worship service. Hundreds of women lined up outside a temporary “boutique” with displays of $25 T-shirts and $40 hoodies...