Can a man love God but hate churchgoing?

Asleep in church

More than half of the committed Christian men I talk to, when asked, will tell me they do not like going to church. [Read more...]

Why hell went out of fashion

Fallout Shelter Sign

The Christian story of eternal judgment is being replaced with a series of secular ones. These non-religious doomsday scenarios are being advanced by scientists. The media tells us daily they’re certain to happen. [Read more...]

What if Jesus applied for a job at your church?

Jesus the businessman

“I’m sorry Mr. Nazareth, but I’m having a hard time seeing where that kind of ministry fits into our church’s strategic plan.” [Read more...]

Gangs fathering the fatherless

Gangs

“A gang gives you something that nothing in the world or no amount of money can give you: a family, an acceptance,” he said. [Read more...]

Does a lack of men lead to liberalism? (part 2)

ChurchLadiesPraying

Men tend to put rules first; women tend to put relationships first. [Read more...]

Does a lack of men lead to liberalism? (part 1)

rainbow cross logo

In the past five years several mainline denominations moved to the left, particularly on issues surrounding relationships, homosexuality and gender identity. In 2009 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America allowed same-sex marriages. Last summer Presbyterian Church (USA) came within a handful of votes of doing the same, but backed away from the cliff at the [Read More...]

Why men have stopped singing in church

Worship Band

It happened again yesterday. I was attending one of those hip, contemporary churches — and almost no one sang. Worshippers stood obediently as the band rocked out, the smoke machine belched and lights flashed. Lyrics were projected on the screen, but almost no one sang them. A few women were trying, but I saw only [Read More...]

Mormons, Muslims, men and church

Mormons

Two religions that put special emphasis on men are America’s fastest growing, according to a recent study. Mormons and Muslims are adding the most members, while mainline Protestants and Catholics continue to shed followers. “The number of Muslim adherents rose to 2.6 million in 2010 from 1 million in 2000, fueled by immigration and conversions,” [Read More...]


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