Bouncers at the Church Door? A Controversy Over Church Ads

“Jesus didn’t turn away people and neither do we.” This is the message presented by the United Church of Christ in its newly-launched advertising campaign intended for broadcast on the national television networks. Nevertheless, the networks turned away the UCC ads–and launched a major controversy in the process.

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Missions at Risk–A Failure of Nerve

America’s evangelical Christians are facing a critical testing-time in the twenty-first century. Among the most important of the tests we now face is the future of missions, and our faithfulness to the Great Commission. At a time of unprecedented opportunity, will our zeal for world missions slacken?

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America’s Vanishing Protestant Majority–What Does it Mean?

Writing in 1927, French observer Andre Siegfried described Protestantism as America’s “only national religion.” To miss this, Siegfried advised, is “to view the country from a false angle.” Now, less than a century later, a major research report provides proof that Protestantism no longer represents a clear majority of Americans.

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