RNS Daily Digest

c. 2003 Religion News Service Survey: 41 Percent of Adults Worship at Small Churches (RNS) Despite the attention on the nation’s largest churches, 41 percent of churchgoing adults worship at churches with 100 or fewer adults in attendance on an average weekend, a Barna Research Group survey shows. In comparison, only 12 percent of churchgoing […]

RNS Daily Digest

c. 2003 Religion News Service Survey: 41 Percent of Adults Worship at Small Churches (RNS) Despite the attention on the nation’s largest churches, 41 percent of churchgoing adults worship at churches with 100 or fewer adults in attendance on an average weekend, a Barna Research Group survey shows. In comparison, only 12 percent of churchgoing […]

NEWS DIGEST: Religion in Canada

c. 2003 Religion News Service Canadian Missionary Freed in Lebanon (UNDATED) A Canadian missionary jailed in Lebanon July 10 was acquitted of spying for Israel on Monday (Sept. 1). A Lebanese military court found Bruce Balfour, 52, a Christian missionary from Calgary, not guilty of collaborating with Israel, a charge punishable by 15 years in […]

NEWS DIGEST: Religion in Canada

c. 2003 Religion News Service Canadian Missionary Freed in Lebanon (UNDATED) A Canadian missionary jailed in Lebanon July 10 was acquitted of spying for Israel on Monday (Sept. 1). A Lebanese military court found Bruce Balfour, 52, a Christian missionary from Calgary, not guilty of collaborating with Israel, a charge punishable by 15 years in […]

COMMENTARY: Finding a Teachable Moment in the Ten Commandments

c. 2003 Religion News Service (The Rev. C. Welton Gaddy is president of The Interfaith Alliance, a nonpartisan, clergy-led, grass-roots organization that promotes compassion, civility and mutual respect for human dignity. Gaddy is also pastor for preaching and worship at Northminster (Baptist) Church in Monroe, La.) (UNDATED) The removal of the two-ton Ten Commandments monument […]

COMMENTARY: Finding a Teachable Moment in the Ten Commandments

c. 2003 Religion News Service (The Rev. C. Welton Gaddy is president of The Interfaith Alliance, a nonpartisan, clergy-led, grass-roots organization that promotes compassion, civility and mutual respect for human dignity. Gaddy is also pastor for preaching and worship at Northminster (Baptist) Church in Monroe, La.) (UNDATED) The removal of the two-ton Ten Commandments monument […]