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As Megachurches Boom, Big Concerns Rise

Attendance is still high, but people worship less often and Gen-Xers are drifting away.

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The Future of the Church Belongs to Millennials

Millennials are incredibly diverse — so how can the church adapt to engage this generation?

(RNS1-nov8) Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber is a pastor at House for All Sinners and Saints, an Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denver. Bolz-Weber is photographed here speaking at the 2013 Religion Newswriters Conference in September. For use with RNS-FALSANI-COLUMN, transmitted on November 8, 2013, RNS photo by Sally Morrow.
The Church is For Losers: A Q&A with Nadia Bolz-Weber

The tattooed, profanity-loving Lutheran pastor wants nothing more than to tell it like it is.

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Why Your Church Needs to Listen to the Culture

The next Christian witness will look more like the “unchurched” than the “churched.”

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Why Chuck Colson Is the Ideal Millennial Role Model

Five traits the late Watergate-implicated, prison reforming evangelist shared with Millennials.

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How Do Millennial New Yorkers Think About God?

I talked to hundreds of people in the Big Apple about God. Here’s what they said.

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Will Millennial Christians Save Our Cities?

Four ways young believers are staying close to home to fight systematic injustices.

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Save the Internet: 12 Faith Voices You Should Hear

The open Internet is crucial for the future of religious life and interfaith action in America.

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Millennial Christians’ Top 25 Worst Fears

Blending a love of Jesus with hipster tendencies: the Millennial Christian struggle.

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5 Ways Churches Are Hurting Themselves

Christianity isn’t in trouble at all. Churches are in trouble. Here’s why.

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Can You Be a Christian Without Believing in Christ?

Secularism doesn’t fill the longing of the human heart, but neither will “cultural Christianity.”

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Why Twentysomethings Need to Stop Trying to Make a Big Difference

To do something big, you first need the courage and perseverance to be faithful in the small.

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Why Millennials Should Take Religion More Seriously

Religion is not just a placeholder for other interests — it is a powerful motivator.

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Millennials: The ‘Don’t Judge Generation’ on Sexual Morality

Young adults’ views on moral issues are a long way from what some major religions preach.

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5 Reasons Christians Need the Local Church

If you’re dissatisfied with the local church, don’t leave it. Pray for it. Bless it. Serve it. Love it to life.

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Want Swag Like Jesus? Stop Doing These Things

Christians will look a lot more like Jesus if they quit doing these five things.

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Why I’m a Millennial Who Left Evangelicalism

A Q&A with Rachel Held Evans on the ills of American Christianity and what attracts millennials to church.

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Can a Radical Pope Change American Culture Wars?

Pope Francis has rattled the right by shifting power and emphasizing new priorities.

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How Lent Can Help You Reconcile Faith and Doubt

Lent doesn’t answer all of our questions, but may reveal why we find value in spirituality in the first place.

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Why the Secular Age Is Good for the Church

Is the church better off for having had to deal with questions that this secular age poses?