The New York Times: Jimmy Carter still has faith in this country, and Margaret Renkl hoped his Sunday school lesson might restore her faith, too.
The Conversation: Philanthropists give for many different reasons, but bequests could decline by about $7 billion a year.
Vox: (Usually male) megachurch pastors have a large influence over their flock. And that influence makes it more difficult to pursue allegations against those leaders.
Reuters: Although religiosity is generally tied to reduced suicide risk, the opposite may be true for some young lesbian, gay and questioning adults, researchers say.
The Conversation: In the post-war decades, Australian communities invested heavily in church buildings. Should they be allowed to disappear from memory, or should they be preserved and/or repurposed?