Emily McFarlan Miller
Religion News Service
Vehicle of Missing Pastor's Wife, Marilane Carter, Found in Arkansas with Body Inside
Thursday, August 20, 2020
The vehicle of a Kansas pastor’s wife who has been missing for more than two weeks was found in rural Arkansas with a woman’s body inside.
Why Jerry Falwell Jr.'s Social Media 'Yacht' Posts Were Problematic for Liberty University
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Jerry Falwell, Jr. is coming under fire once again for reportedly liking pictures of young women in swimwear on social media.
To Cope with Pandemic, Americans Choose Binge-Watching TV Over the Bible
Monday, August 10, 2020
According to a new Pew Research Center survey, Americans are turning to TV over the Bible in order to cope with the coronavirus.
Death of 'Well-Loved' Texas Pastor Shows Coronavirus Spread to Rural Areas
Thursday, August 6, 2020
The coronavirus is beginning to reach rural areas of the country previously spared by the virus, as a result, one small United Methodist church in Texas is left without its pastor.
5 Faith Moments from Rep. John Lewis' Funeral
Monday, August 3, 2020
Last week, Civil Rights activist and U.S. congressman John Lewis was laid to rest. Here are five moments of faith from Representative Lewis' funeral.
Barbecue Baptist Church Delivers Meals, A Message and a Little Levity amid Pandemic
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Youth Pastor Chad McMillan from First Baptist Church of Navasota, Texas has created a mobile worship service that also provides food to those in need.
Evangelical, Midwestern, Southern Churches Most Likely to Be Meeting in Person Again
Monday, July 27, 2020
According to LifeWay's recent survey, Protestant Evangelical churches in the South and the Midwest have largely resumed in-person church services.
Can Kindness Heal a World Divided by Pandemic and Politics? Ashlee Eiland Thinks So
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Christian author and pastor Ashlee Eiland is highlighting the importance of kindness amid the coronavirus pandemic and racial tension.
As Depression, Anxiety, Grief Spike during Pandemic, Churches Offer Hope
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
As mental health struggles rise amid the coronavirus pandemic, one Chicago church is offering its help to struggling congregants.
In a Summer of Pandemic, Vacation Bible School Programs Go Online and Outside
Monday, June 29, 2020
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, churches are finding creative ways to host Vacation Bible School for kids.
Amid Protests and Pandemic, Dave Dummitt Steps in as Senior Pastor of Willow Creek
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Amid a national movement for racial equality and a global pandemic, David Dummitt has stepped in as the new senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church.
United Methodists Reschedule Meeting — And Decision on Splitting — To 2021
Thursday, May 28, 2020
The United Methodist Church has officially rescheduled its General Conference for 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
United Methodists Would've Met This Week to Consider a Split. What Are They Doing Instead?
Monday, May 18, 2020
Calls to split the United Methodist denomination have grown since last year’s special session of the United Methodist General Conference approved the so-called Traditional Plan strengthening its...
Churches Bring Sunday School Home
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
As the coronavirus continues to upend daily life in the United States, churches and Christian leaders are finding ways to relieve bored and anxious children unable to leave their homes — as well as...
What Would Rachel Held Evans Do? Late Author's Voice Lives in Those She Championed
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
One year after her tragic and sudden death, many are recalling the life of progressive Chrisitan author and speaker Rachel Held Evans and the legacy she left behind.
There's an App for That: Christian Meditation Apps Find Their Moment
Thursday, April 16, 2020
During this time of uncertainty, Christian meditation apps are having their moment.
Social Distancing Is No Stumbling Block for Texas Church's Minecraft Easter Egg Hunt
Monday, April 13, 2020
A Texas church found a creative solution in order to still host it's annual Easter egg hunt amid the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of meeting in person, in order to maintain social distancing...
Higher Attendance, Lower Giving: Survey Shows How Churches Are Responding to COVID-19
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
A Barna survey revealed that since doors have been forced to close amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, church attendance is up via virtual interface, church giving is down and pastors are still...
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