The marketing of brands has become so sophisticated that they can replace religious institutions by giving people a sense of community, identity and self-expression, says a consumer psychologist. This is a cautionary tale for Christian leaders seeking to grow the church.
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Evangelicalism is bigger than many realize, containing a variety of beliefs and resources for reconciling Christianity with the 21st century. A UNC history professor offers a different way to define evangelicals.
Christian artists work from a deep place of faith, a place of engagement with the Creator of the entire visible universe, says a painter and art professor.
A writer who is completing a self-assigned task of writing the Twible -- a cheeky summary of the Bible in daily tweets -- ponders what she’s learned.
Pop culture may be obsessed with the pope’s red shoes, but Christian leaders can’t live entirely in the present. Christians should move toward the future without letting go of the past.
Although it is commonplace today for Christians to create organizations that tackle social problems, that approach was an innovation in the American Protestant church, says one of the nation’s top church historians.