"A lot of universities choose political correctness over academic freedom, and I'm proud that Liberty's not like that.” -Jerry Falwell Jr.
During the painstaking restoration and cleaning process, the team uncovered the rock-hewn bench which was believed to be the temporary resting place of Jesus’ body after he was crucified and before he rose again.
"But I can—and do—apologize for failing to distinguish between people who shouldn’t have been in the same category with those who put politics over the gospel and for using words, particularly in social media, that were at times overly broad or unnecessarily harsh. That is a failure on my part."
1 in 5 adults in the U.S. feel that pastors are not influential or credible. Only 24 percent of U.S. adults hold a “very positive” option of pastors in general. Nineteen percent hold a “negative” opinion, and nine percent hold a “very negative” opinion.
"At a time when we’re especially security conscious, the International Affairs Budget is crucial to demonstrating our values to the world, building friendships with other nations, and lowering security risks around the world," the letter, which was signed by several notable Christian leaders, stated.
The president of Princeton Theological Seminary encourages seminarians to “receive Rev. Keller in a spirit of grace and academic freedom, realizing we can listen to someone with whom many, including me, strongly disagree about this critical issue of justice."
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"We must not be ignorant of the schemes of the enemy to divide us,” SBC Pastor Byron Day says.
"That's one of the biggest critiques we have of the church—is that you can't critique it," Toby Morrell says.
“This is a family quarrel, a family dispute. We don’t believe it’s worth separating over.”
Anna Hayford’s grandson Mark says it was “fitting” that she passed on International Women’s Day.
Pastor Kim believes at least 40 refugees from North Korea have been sent back across the border as a result of the raids.
“Polling shows the majority of Americans oppose public funding for abortion, even those who identify as pro-choice," President Trump says.
“Thank you, Mr. Mayor. You’ve helped us with hundreds of thousands of dollars of publicity. I appreciate that,” Franklin Graham said in an interview.
“Christ’s justice has been finally fulfilled,” Rola Sleiman says.
A group of concerned clergy representing 60 percent of the Christians in Vancouver released a letter asking Graham not to give the gospel message at this weekend's Festival of Hope.
“A new diet will change your day. But praying to the King of heaven and earth will change your soul."
When Peter Bormuth started attending county commissioner meetings in Jackson County, Michigan, he took offense over the fact that only Christian prayers were offered at the beginning of the meetings.
The number of female pastors is on the rise. Women in these positions lead smaller congregations while facing more criticism than their male counterparts.
“I want to be...known for bringing faith, hope, and love to those needing a brighter day in their dark hour of need.”
Since 1997, Redeemer Presbyterian has been on a trajectory to fulfill "a vision for not being a megachurch.” Keller's stepping down is seen as one phase of fulfilling this vision.