Under Half of US Adults Affiliate with House of Faith

Under Half of US Adults Affiliate with House of Faith

Fewer than half of U.S. adults now claim membership in a church, mosque or synagogue, according to a Gallup report published March 29. This is the first time in polling history when a majority has not done so, following a decades-long membership decline. Gallup began...
3 Habits Help Lonely People Feel Connected

3 Habits Help Lonely People Feel Connected

How do we encourage people who are in the midst of deep loneliness? As someone who disciples teenage girls, I have certainly been asking myself this question. Faith communities at large have been feeling the impact of loneliness and isolation in a whole new way in the...
Racial Reconciliation Must Include Trauma Ministry

Racial Reconciliation Must Include Trauma Ministry

This summer, the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other unarmed Black individuals at the hands of police officers confronted the nation with the undeniable truth about systemic racism. It was no surprise that the news reports, videos and...