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More than six out of 10 U.S. Protestant churches are experiencing decline or stagnation in weekly attendance, a report found. Conversions are becoming rarer with 54 percent of pastors reporting less than 10 in 2018. […] Read More

With 30-plus members, mainly women migrant workers and refugees without work, Faith Baptist Church in Nicosia, the largest city in Cyprus, is the only Baptist congregation on the European island. […] Read More

U.S. states with higher levels of gun ownership and those with fewer restrictions have higher rates of mass shootings, research in a medical journal found. […] Read More

Religious minorities have much to offer society, but they often struggle against various forms of discrimination, a newly published report says. […] Read More

Funding for K-12 schools in the U.S. has increased in recent years, however, in 24 states, it still remains below levels before the “Great Recession,” a report says. […] Read More

Teachers, administrators and public school advocates gathered at the Texas Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass legislation increasing education funding, currently 20 percent lower than 2008 levels when adjusted for inflation. […] Read More

The Baptist World Alliance stopped a six-year slide in contributions with a 10 percent growth in gifts during 2018, but its general secretary cautioned the upswing does not constitute a trend. […] Read More

Even though social safety nets have been shown to reduce poverty and inequality, only 35 percent of the world’s children have such protections available to them, a new report says. […] Read More

Although slightly more than three-fourths of U.S. Protestant pastors say they have a responsibility to minister to undocumented immigrants, few of their churches actually do so. […] Read More

Practicing Christians are not seen as ideal conversation partners on matters of faith, a report says. Few listen without judgment or forcing a conclusion and let others draw their own conclusions. […] Read More