Religion News Service: A new nationally representative study from the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving at Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy finds that revenue is not necessarily declining along with church attendance. In fact, the study finds that nearly half of America's estimated 380,000 congregations saw an increase in giving from three years ago.
Baptist News Global: Riverside's church council held a double standard against the first woman to serve as the senior minister. Two contrasting investigations demonstrate how the council acted differently towards a woman versus a man, writes a former board member.
Slate: Recent comments by Mike Pompeo, Bill Barr and President Trump are working to push a narrative about civil war, holy war, and religious war that pits Americans against Americans, writes Dahlia Lithwick.
Religion News Service: Pompeo's 'Christian leader' speech goes only as far as Trump allows
Washington Examiner: Democrats try to drive religion out of the public square
Politico: In 1989, all Albanian citizens were labeled as "atheist." In 2011 only 2.5 percent identified themselves as such, according to the World Values Survey. However, not everyone is happy with the resurgence of religion in the Balkan nation.
Harvard Business Review: The basic challenge in strategy execution is to translate broad ideas at the organization level into concrete actions for progress at the individual level.