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Suicide Exit

Suicide Is on the Rise and in the News—Ray Comfort’s ‘Exit’ Seeks to Confront

"Someone you know may be secretly considering their final exit.”
Belong Tour

Jen Hatmaker, et al Announce Cancelation of 2017 Belong Tour

"I'm so sorry. I'm so sorry about what this means for all of you who've set aside the weekend, bought tickets, made plans for childcare or hotels and time off work," Niequist said in a Facebook post to her fans.
Adam Savage

Mythbuster’s Adam Savage: ‘The Internet Hates Women’ and Why He’s Warning His Sons About...

"I want [my son] to realize that if he’s not a part of the solution, he’s part of the problem," says Mythbuster's Adam Savage.
Perry Noble Suicide

Perry Noble on the Betrayal He Felt Over Firing and How God Saved Him...

Noble’s video holds little back, mentioning his disagreement over being fired from Newspring, his desire to be reunited with his wife, and rehab forcing him to realize the effect being molested as a 6-year-old had on his life.
The Message Eugene Peterson

Lifeway Poised to Pull “The Message” From Shelves Over Eugene Peterson’s View of Homosexuality

The Southern Baptist-affiliated company has reached out to Peterson to confirm the views he expressed in the interview, which they deem counter to a "biblical view of marriage.” If confirmed, the company plans to pull all of Peterson’s work from their inventory, including best-selling "The Message Bible."
Eugene Peterson

UPDATE Eugene Peterson: Homosexuals Can ‘Have as Good a Spiritual Life as I Do’

"I wouldn’t have said this 20 years ago, but now I know a lot of people who are gay and lesbian and they seem to have as good a spiritual life as I do.”
transgender church of England

Church of England Welcomes and Affirms Transgender Lifestyle: Some Bishops Say It’s ‘Not a...

"As the world listens to us today, the world needs to hear us say that LGBTI orientation and identity is not a crime, not a sickness and not a sin,” the Bishop of Liverpool, the Right Reverend Paul Bayes stated.
Bible Answer Man

Bible Answer Man Hank Hanegraaff Converts to Eastern Orthodoxy

"People are posting this notion that somehow or other I've walked away from the faith and am no longer a Christian," Hanegraaff says of the evangelical fall out he's experiencing.
Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby Fined $3 Million for Acquiring Artifacts Smuggled From Iraq

"The Company was new to the world of acquiring these items, and did not fully appreciate the complexities of the acquisitions process. This resulted in some regrettable mistakes.”
Francis Chan Facebook

Francis Chan to Facebook Employees: Why I Asked God to Make Me Rich and...

“You’re at a disadvantage,” Francis Chan tells the group of Facebook employees. "There is a status working here. You’re cooler than your friends.”
Elevation Church

This Is Why Millennials Want to Work for Steven Furtick’s Elevation Church

For a second year, Steve Furtick's Elevation Church made Fortune's 100 Best Places to Work for Millennials list. It's pretty clear to see why.
Peter Berger

Peter Berger, Prominent Christian Sociologist and Professor, Dies at Age 88

Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, calls the late Berger "perhaps the most influential social thinker of our times."
Supreme Court

In Case You Missed It: 4 Supreme Court Cases Pastors Should Care About

These 4 cases have the potential to change a lot for the church going forward.
Ten Commandments

Man Drives Car Into Ten Commandments Monument at Arkansas Capitol Building

A man can be heard on the video saying, "Oh my goodness. Freedom!"
Derek Carr tithe

The Highest Paid Player in NFL History Commits to Tithe His Salary (and Eat...

“It’s very important for me for the kids out there that are watching this…for them to know that I never chase the money in this whole process… I try to be the best version of myself every single day.”
Hate Groups

Christian Organizations Labeled Hate Groups by Nonprofit Report Site GuideStar Due to ‘Anti-Gay’ Stance

After affixing a "hate group" label to nearly 50 organizations on its site, including some Christian ones, GuideStar has faced unprecedented pushback.
Book Summer

Top 10 Books to Help Pastors Rekindle Their Passion for Ministry This Summer

It's summer. Time for rest and vacation. Also time to rekindle your passion for ministry with the help of these books.
Old Testament

Do We Need to Use the Old Testament Anymore?

Has modern evangelicalism arrived at the conclusion that while the OT is nice, it isn’t strictly necessary?
Gender

It Is Now Illegal to Call a Non-Gender Conforming Person in Canada ‘He’ or...

Canada's Bill C-16 could potentially levy fines, make sensitivity training mandatory, or—if the courts push for it—incarcerate anyone refusing to recognize the validity of non-gender conforming identity and pronouns.
Criminal Justice

Russell Moore and Key Evangelical Leaders: Criminal Justice System Doesn’t Work, Let’s Fix It

“We have a criminal justice system that doesn't work and ought to be fixed,” ERLC President Russell Moore stated. Furthermore, evangelical Christians should “be the first to say so.”
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