The Muslim-majority United Arab Emirates announced plans this week to help rebuild two Christian churches destroyed by the Islamic State and said it's the first national government in the world to help rebuild Christian churches in postwar Iraq.
A faith-based nonprofit in Virginia that uses data tools to help churches build more effective relationship ministries could have already helped drive down divorce rates in Florida’s most populous city.
Only 65 percent of Americans now identify as Christian reflecting a 12 percent decline in the last 10 years while the ranks of Americans who identify as religiously unaffiliated swelled to 26 percent reflecting a 10 percent jump over the same period a new study from the Pew Research Center says.
For nearly 40 years, the late Democratic congressman from Maryland, Elijah E. Cummings, worshiped at the New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore. And his longtime pastor, Bishop Walter Thomas, says he could always count on him “being in church” as long as he wasn’t working elsewhere.