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After Roe, 50th March for Life a Turning Point for National, State Abortion Protests

There will be a 50th anniversary March for Life on the National Mall on Friday (Jan. 20). But since last summer's Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision, much of the focus of the abortion fight has moved to statehouses across the country.

At Boston-Area Church, a Theology Lab Tackles Complex Topics With Humility, Curiosity

Highrock Church has held a series of conversations about topics such as Black theology and American evangelicalism, seeking to model conversations where people with differing perspectives can listen to one another.

YouVersion Bible App Hires Former Facebook Exec To Fuel Growth

To help continue the app’s growth, Bobby Gruenewald said YouVersion recently added some new leadership staff.

Two Years After US Recognized Uyghur Genocide, Rights Groups Warn Time Is Running Out

Two years since then-U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China’s repression of the Uyghurs a genocide, rights groups and political leaders continue to demand an end to China’s human rights abuses.  

Bart Barber Addresses Costs to SBC Sexual Abuse Hotline; SBC Pastor Calls President’s Words ‘Hypocritical’

On Tuesday, SBC president Bart Barber tweeted a video addressing the cost of the SBC sexual abuse hotline, leading to an exchange with outspoken Texas pastor Tom Buck.

Christian Worship Service Prohibited in Indonesia

A church in Indonesia on Jan. 8 was prohibited from holding a Sunday service in front of a city hall building, where it had gone after losing its prior worship venue in a mall, sources said.

Tennessee Pastor Is Only Survivor of Texas Plane Crash That Killed 4 Church Members

Pastor Kennon Vaughan is the lone survivor of a Texas plane crash that occurred Tuesday morning and killed four members of his church: the executive pastor, an elder and two staff members.

Conservative Baptist Network Report Downplays SBC Sex Abuse Crisis, Raises Alarms About CRT, Feminism, LGBTQ+

Roughly eight months after Guidepost Solutions released its report on the SBC's sex abuse crisis, the Conservative Baptist Network, a grassroots group of pastors in the denomination, has release a report of their own.

Kenyan Faith Leaders Fight To Preserve ‘Sunday Best’ at Church

In Kenya, dressing up to attend worship has become controversial, with some religious leaders in the predominantly Christian country demanding their followers abide by dress codes as others campaign for more choice.

‘God’s Callings Are Irrevocable’—Johnny Hunt Returns to Pulpit Despite Credible Sex Abuse Allegations

Roughly two months after being “restored” to ministry, disgraced former pastor Johnny Hunt appeared in the pulpit of a Florida church despite credible allegations of sexual abuse against him.

Bear Grylls: ‘I Think Jesus Would Really Struggle With 99% Of Churches Nowadays’

Survivalist Bear Grylls recently shared some of his views on Christianity, saying he believes that the modern Western church is a far cry from what Jesus would want it to be. 

NHL Player Boycotts Pride Night Festivities, Citing His Christian Faith

NHL player Ivan Provorov, a defenseman for the Philadelphia Flyers, is the latest pro athlete to refuse to participate in team-sanctioned Pride festivities. During pre-game warm-ups Tuesday night (Jan. 17), all Flyers except “Provy” took to the ice with rainbow-colored jerseys and sticks.

ERLC Urges CVS, Walgreens To Protect Preborn, Consciences

The Southern Baptist Convention’s ERLC entity has urged the country’s two largest pharmacy chains to alter their policies regarding their intention to dispense abortion pills.

Church Bombing Kills 17 in the Congo

A survivor spoke to ICC, saying, “The attack was the last thing we ever thought would happen in our church today.” 

Christians Represented Significant Faction of Capital Rioters in Brazil

At least four evangelical pastors were among those arrested in the aftermath of the attack.

Trump Chides Onetime Evangelical Supporters Who Haven’t Endorsed Him

‘There’s great disloyalty in the world of politics, and that’s a sign of disloyalty,’ Trump said.

Christian Persecution Higher Than Ever as Open Doors’ World Watch List Marks 30 Years

North Korea has returned to the top of the World Watch List with its highest-ever persecution score after an increase of arrests of Christians under its ‘anti-reactionary thought’ law.

Louisiana Church Donates Its Property to Christian School

According to pastor Jim Wolfe of Ridge Avenue Baptist Church, an upcoming partnership with nearby Northeast Baptist School will be a “shot in the arm” for both entities.

Your Limits Are Good—Kelly Kapic and Ed Stetzer Explore Pastoral Limitations

In the latest episode of the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast, which releases Wednesday, Jan. 18, Dr. Kelly Kapic shares why our human limitations are not in fact sinful or a result of the Fall.

Amy Grant Responds to Criticism for Hosting Niece’s Same-Sex Wedding

Amy Grant, Christian music’s queen of pop, has responded to criticism surrounding news of her hosting her niece’s same-sex wedding.

Former Church Youth Leader Arrested and Charged With Child Molestation, Sexual...

A former church youth leader who was recently a PTA president in Tennessee has been arrested and extradited to Troup County in Georgia. Dustin Spillers, 34, has been charged with one count of aggravated sexual battery and three counts of child molestation. 

Kelly Kapic: How Pastors Can Embrace the God-Given Goodness of Their...

Dr. Kelly Kapic joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss why, contrary to what we might think, our limitations are very good and what that means for the life of the church leader.

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