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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

A victims’ advocacy and support group has been urging Southern Baptist leaders to develop a denomination-wide “open and transparent” response to sexual abuse by clergy. That was in 2007. […] Read More

Protestant pastors in the U.S. have an optimistic, hopeful vision for the future of their congregations, a new report said. What concerns many of them is reaching the next generation. […] Read More

Working toward a sustainable future will mean addressing the massive volume of electronic waste, or e-waste. It’s “the fastest-growing waste stream in the world,” a new report says. […] Read More

How the public views evolution can depend on how the question is asked, a report said. When given the choice that God played a role in evolution, poll participants were more likely to affirm evolution. […] Read More

While nearly all Christian millennials affirm sharing about Jesus is part of their faith, nearly half also believe it’s wrong to share with someone of a different faith in an effort to convert them. […] Read More