What Christian women really, really want


These stunning survey results give us a clue as to why Christianity is so rapidly changing into a family-centered faith; why Christian culture is feminizing; and why the gender gap in many denominations continues to grow. [Read more...]

Church nixes girly tunes and men return


Getting more men to attend your church may be as simple as changing your music. [Read more...]

How to pray aloud like a man


Have you ever noticed that Christians speak normally to one another, but when they speak to aloud to God they lapse into a strange language and tone? I call this “prayer-speak” and it’s epidemic in evangelical churches today. [Read more...]

Why men have stopped singing in church


It happened again yesterday. I was attending one of those hip, contemporary churches — and almost no one sang. [Read more...]

How a traditional church can grow again


This traditional church is growing by about 10 percent a year. The nursery is bursting with children. They recently expanded their sanctuary and parking lots and added a third service to accommodate the crush of people. Their mission and community outreach are broadening.
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Why traditional churches should stick with traditional worship


St. Mark’s is a traditional church. And it’s very good at being a traditional church. But it’s a lousy contemporary church. [Read more...]

Are sermons becoming obsolete?

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The live lecture is disappearing. Only two institutions still regularly offer them: universities and churches. [Read more...]