Image processed by CodeCarvings Piczard ### FREE Community Edition ### on 2016-05-13 11:04:04Z | http://piczard.com | http://codecarvings.com

Missionary’s Abuse of Children Prompts ABWE to Make Changes

Former medical missionary Donn Ketcham served from 1961 to 1989 in Bangladesh with the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE). Ketcham was accused of having at least four affairs and sexually abusing at least 18 girls under the guise of medical care. Ketcham lived with a number of missionary families on a compound where the 

Continue Reading…

LOGO_Scandal-color

Younger Pastors Disagree with Older Pastors on Handling Scandals

Churches remain uncertain about how to handle a pastor who has been accused of a scandal. 47% believe the pastor should step aside while allegations are investigated, but 21% are uncertain. Among older pastors, 36% believe pastors should remain in their positions during investigations, but younger pastors are less likely to agree (27%). Pentecostals (43%) 

Continue Reading…

snapchat-videos

Can Hip Hop, Nikes, and SnapChat Improve Your Ministry?

Landon Pickering got involved in youth ministry through Grapevine Church in Texas, which is led by Ed Young. Pickering had helped spearhead significant group to the church’s youth ministry program, and soon became an in-demand consultant for churches throughout the state. Pickering uses Instagram, SnapChat, and Twitter, and he relates his messages through pop culture 

Continue Reading…

United-Colors-of-Benetton-Fashion-Office-Desktop-Wallpaper

Why Church Members Criticize the Appearance of Pastors

Male and female ministers are regularly critiqued over their appearance, how they dress, their hair styles, and how they carry themselves. Women are especially scrutinized for their weight and hair styles, some reporting that their hair is more important than their theology to some. This troubling trend reveals that churches feel a sense of ownership 

Continue Reading…

Current Events Humor Leadership Staffing
Satire- Church Apologizes for Evangelizing
Satire: Church Apologizes for Evangelizing

In a new resolution titled “We’re Sorry We Ever Told You About...

Ark Attraction Is a Blessing and a Curse for Kentucky Town
Ark Attraction Is a Blessing and a Curse for Kentucky Town

Williamstown, Kentucky has seen both the blessings and curses of the...

Christian Mingle Loses Lawsuit Over Same Sex Users
Christian Mingle Loses Lawsuit Over Same Sex Users

A California court ruled that Christian Mingle and Catholic Mingle, among...