Lynne Marvin of Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and Kevin Brooks of the Church of Good International Offices shed light on their experiences dealing with the “shifting paradigm” of the economy and what actions they are taking to keep their organizations successful. Read More

Attention, culture vultures. From Michigan and Montana to Nevada and North Carolina, local businesses and hotel brands are creating new ways to express their states’ authentic appeal. Read More

The star of season 17 of “The Bachelor,” Sean Lowe is an evangelical Christian making rounds on the speaking circuit and now an author of a new best-selling book about his faith. Here’s Rejuvenate’s version of “The Bachelor Tells All.” Read More

The band was nominated for the Best Contemporary Christian Music Album Grammy award earlier this year. Read More

Atlanta-area pastor Creflo Dollar asked for $60 million in donations to fund the purchase of a new private jet, and is now garnering criticism from different ministry leaders. Read More

The new Indiana law allows businesses to deny service to patrons if providing the service would violate their religious beliefs. Critics claim it legalizes discrimination, and the backlash could affect future events coming to the state. Read More

The U.S. Travel Association finds passengers are willing to do their part to fight long lines and other discomforts associated with flying. Read More

When it comes to events, religious reality TV stars are fast becoming some of the most popular keynote speakers. Of those, the speaking circuit is often dominated by evangelical Christians. Read More

Watch a preview of the latest issue of the magazine: “The Bachelor’s” Sean Lowe, Jon Acuff, advice from Ed Stetzer, cyber security, going local and more. Read More

In a protest in Washington, D.C., 21 demonstrators wore orange jumpsuits to symbolize the 21 men whom ISIS murdered in Libya days earlier. Read More

Immaculée Ilibagiza survived the Rwandan genocide. She now runs prayer retreats to teach others how she managed to survive and forgive her persecutors. Read More

I believe covering only conference planning without any context from the outside world would be boring. I like to think what makes this magazine so engaging and interesting is we are inspired by what’s happening on a larger spectrum and relating it back to our industry in a meaningful way. Read More

The chief of staff for IPHC Ministries—and bona fide Okie—Terry Fowler travels to Hong Kong to orchestrate the upcoming quadrennial leadership conference halfway around the world. Tiny hotel beds, lack of meeting space and train shoving won’t stop his grand plans. Read More

In this week’s Insider Series, two industry professionals offer tips on earning new sponsorships for your organization. Read More

As prices at the pump has maintained their low levels for several months, the news may not be all good for the events industry. Read More

Getting sponsorships is a nice way of saying “doing sales.” It’s going to take persistence and constantly tweaking your pitch. Read More

While food prices rise, budgets remain the same. Here are a few quick tips from industry experts on how to get the most bang for your buck when it comes to providing a great meal for attendees. Read More

Hotel rate piracy can cost planners big money. Here’s what event organizers who bank on room blocks need to know to stop it from happening to them. Read More

Meet AC is a newly formed non-profit sales organization tasked with expanding the meeting, convention and group market of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Read More

Senior editor Matt Swenson reports on his first trip into the TED world, which involved discussions on parenting, career choices, stress relief and community development. Read More