Clergy speak out about mental illness, healing

Studies from the Schaeffer Institute say that 70 percent of pastors fight depression. Episcopal Bishop Robert Hirschfeld is one of those pastors, and he spent many years hiding his mental health struggles. Recently, however, in …

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Most Megachurches are now Multiracial

The stadium-like interior of a mega church is shown filled with people.

American megachurches have become more diverse over the last 20 years, with 58 percent of megachurches now qualifying as multiracial. The majority of congregants — 72 percent — are still white, though that percentage is …

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Church leaders call vaccine ‘present from God’

As the medical community has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of conspiracy theories and misinformation campaigns about the vaccines being developed have propagated. In some instances, some anti-abortion pundits have — perhaps mistakenly …

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The Bad Religion of 2020

2020 has been a disaster in many ways. Religion in 2020 has been an unmitigated disaster. Religion News opinion writer Jacob Lupfer explores the myriad ways in which Bad Religion has prospered in 2020. Both …

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