LifeWay Christian Resources is challenging churches to start 100,000 new Bible study groups by the end of this year. This initiative, a partnership between churches, state conventions and LifeWay, is designed to help long-time churchgoers jump-start their faith and to help new believers grow spiritually.
Ten years ago LifeWay Christian Resources published a Vacation Bible School curriculum they believed would introduce kids to Jesus using an Asian culture theme. But “Far Out Rickshaw Rally – Racing Towards the Son” became a lesson in cross-cultural miscommunication. Critics of the material said it promoted racial stereotypes.
Tuesday (Nov. 6), LifeWay president and CEO Thom S. Rainer apologized for Rickshaw Rally at the Mosaix conference in Long Beach, Calif., a gathering of about 1,000 multiethnic church leaders.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When natural disasters occur, most Americans take increased interest in God and donate to relief agencies – and they trust faith-based agencies more than their secular counterparts. A third also believe prayer can avert natural disasters. Those are among the findings of a LifeWay Research survey conducted days after an historic EF5 tornado […]
Click to view slideshow. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — While many Christians know Scripture proclamations such as “For I am not ashamed of the gospel . . .” (Rom. 1:16), not all churchgoers are particularly transparent or open about their faith, research reveals. A LifeWay Research survey of Protestant churchgoers identifies “Unashamed” as one of eight attributes […]
Click to view slideshow. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Most Americans believe good mothers and fathers must be loving, supportive and protecting, but few see the necessity of parents having a commitment to Christianity or religion, according to a recent survey. LifeWay Research conducted a survey in March to gauge opinions of the expected roles of parents at […]