Growth & renewal

January 9, 2024

As more pastors age and retire, churches appear to be facing a succession crisis, a study says

Recent research released by Barna Group reveals a demographic trend that may not bode well for the stability of congregations. As a significant percentage of...

March 22, 2016

A Minneapolis congregation finds new life through the ancient practice of keeping Sabbath

By Jeff Strickler

  When the Rev. Kara Root came to Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church in 2008, the congregation wasn't exactly desperate. "They were already past desperate," Root...