Bishop John Schol of the Greater New Jersey Conference recently highlighted the latest vital congregations report which said that the goal of growing more “highly vital congregations” was seeing positive results. According to statistical comparisons between 2009 and 2012, the number of highly vital congregations in the United Methodist Church in the U.S. grew from 14.6% to 33.9%. What […]
Frank Schaeffer is the bull in your spiritual china shop. “Why I am an Atheist Who Believes in God” is challenging, upsetting, heartwarming, offensive, and fascinating.
The Mission Chattanooga invites you to its south side Camp House location to explore areas of culture creation, contextualization, and what it means to be a Christian in the context of 21st century America.
My parents had been selfless and generous, always planning ahead and making tough decisions with a spirit of grace, but I didn’t realize the full impact of their gift until years later after they were gone.
There is something radical about people coming together each week despite major differences of opinion and still calling one another brother and sister. Schism threatens that.
Perkins School of Theology announces appointment of John R. (Jack) Levison to Endowed Chair in Old Testament and Hebrew
DALLAS, Tx: Professor John R. (Jack) Levison has accepted an invitation from Southern Methodist University to serve as William Joseph Ambrose Power Professor of Biblical Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation, effective January 1, 2015.
Not only is church attendance in long-term decline, but financial giving by church members is at Depression-era lows. Meanwhile, seminary students are taking on ballooning debt for a career that may not exist by the time they graduate.