Young Clergy entering ministry on the decline in the United Methodist Church

https://www.christianpost.com/news/umc-concerned-about-decline-of-young-leaders-number-of-elders-under-35-lowest-since-2005.html The UMC has recently been experiencing some rough patches division partially stemming from it’s position on same sex attracted clergy in ministry and other LGBT issues, and the dynamic growth in more consertive countries outside of the US. While the UMC is leading in the headlines, it isn’t the only mainline Protestant denomination experiencing […]

The Billionaire Who Pledged to Pay Off Student Debt for Morehouse Students Extends His Promise to Parents, Too — TIME

(Bloomberg) –– Billionaire Robert Smith’s surprise pledge to pay off the student loans of Morehouse College’s class of 2019 will cost $34 million and will now include educational debt amassed by parents. Students, parents and guardians received the details in an email Friday from the Atlanta school. Smith, the founder of private equity firm Vista… The […]

Chance The Rapper is open about Christ’s affect on his community engagement

https://www.christianpost.com/news/chance-the-rapper-tells-ellen-degeneres-jesus-reason-he-gives-back-to-community.html I’ve been a fan of Chance the Rapper for some time largely because his raps are inspirational and engaging. Chance has been open about his faith and how it has affected his personal and professional life. While there have been a plethora of positive rappers who have integrated faith and inspiration into their lyrics, […]