Read a Jan. 25, 2011, story from The Wall Street Journal about how Christians responded to decreased giving and economic hardship during the recession.
Read a Jan. 31, 2011, story from Christianity Today about how Christians are responding to decreased giving to churches.
Read a March 3, 2011, column at Patheos.com by a self-described progressive pastor, Bruce Epperly, who plans to go to a spa on Ash Wednesday and focus on enjoying the wonders of the everyday world.
Read a Feb. 25, 2011 Catholic News Service story on an environmental approach to lent.
Read a Feb. 28, 2011, Religion News Service story about new approaches to marking Lent, including reducing greenhouse gases or abstaining from social networking sites like Facebook.
ChurchMedia.Net is a community for those working in religious electronic media. Participants on message boards discuss a host of topics, from which songs to broadcast for Easter to which microphones work best.
Shane Hipps, a former advertising professional, thinks about the influence of new media on faith as the electronically sophisticated lead pastor of Trinity Mennonite Church in Glendale, Ariz. He wrote The Hidden Power of Electronic Culture: How Media Shapes Faith, the Gospel and Church (Zondervan/Youth Specialties, 2006) and “The Gospel According to Electronic Culture: What if the medium really […]
Read about the Eco-Palm movement in a Religion News Service story, published April 8, 2006, in The Washington Post.
One challenge in writing about the Eastern Orthodox is the debate over numbers. A figure often cited is 3 million adherents in the U.S., with about 2 million in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, 1 million in the Orthodox Church in America, and some tens of thousands in the other 20 major Eastern Orthodox churches. In a […]