Religion & Politics: Recently, those who have left evangelicalism have begun organizing themselves online under the hashtag #exvangelical.
National Catholic Reporter: Ken Briggs revisits the stats on dying churches and reflects on the emotion of decline, "The death of a congregation is unsearchable. It affects friendships and faith journeys that have existed for decades."
The Conversation: Empathy can act as social glue, increasing cohesiveness and cooperation of human societies.
Religion News Service: About 100 investigators are working to find who is behind a series of church fires that have struck rural areas of Louisiana in recent weeks.
The Hill: NAACP labels Louisiana church fires 'domestic terrorism'
Religion News Service: Mark Jobe was installed as the 10th president of the historic institution founded 133 years ago by evangelist D.L. Moody. Jobe shared his vision for MBI -- double its enrollment from 3,000 to 6,000.