Opportunities from Church Decline

Opportunities from Church Decline

Gallup reported a significant decline in membership at American churches, synagogues, and mosques in 2020. In a little over two decades, membership in faith communities dropped from 70% in 1999 to 47% in 2020. There are numerous reasons for this decline, from the rise...
Tested by Pluralism, American Christianity Fails

Tested by Pluralism, American Christianity Fails

American evangelicals love to love — at times, quite widely. They give generously to “foreign missions,” with hope some unknown, lost souls in faraway lands will be rescued from eternal damnation. Many will take a trip — and pay their own expenses — to help dig a well...
What Is Love Asking of Us Now?

What Is Love Asking of Us Now?

Anne Lamont wrote, “You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.” Those are words worth contemplating, on all sides of the political and religious divide today. We live in a time of bitter...