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The Summit Church Admits Falling ‘Short of the Mark’ in Vetting Bryan Loritts’ Handling...

The Summit Church, the North Carolina megachurch helmed by Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President J.D. Greear, has hired an independent firm to investigate concerns regarding Pastor Bryan Loritts, a recent hire from Tennessee.
LeeBeth Young

Ed Young Announces Death of Daughter, LeeBeth, at Age 34

LeeBeth Young, daughter of Texas megachurch pastors Ed and Lisa Young, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, at the age of 34.

QAnon Believers Finding It Harder to ‘Trust The Plan’ After Inauguration Day

For years, legions of QAnon conspiracy theory adherents encouraged one another to “trust the plan" as they waited for the day when President Donald Trump would orchestrate mass arrests, military tribunals and executions of his Satan-worshipping, child-sacrificing enemies.
Joe Biden inauguration

Biden at Inauguration: Democracy Has Been Tested and Has Prevailed

The ceremony had a somber yet hopeful tone and did not shy away from mentioning the challenges the country is currently facing. 
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Report: 750 Massacred at Church in War-Torn Region of Ethiopia

An estimated 750 people were massacred at the Maryam Tsiyon Church in Aksum, Ethiopia, according to a report. The church is in Tigray, a region that has been ravaged by violence since last November and which remains unstable.
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An Urgent Call to Every Christian in the USA on Inauguration Day

Here is the urgent call to every Christian in the United States of America on the day of the presidential inauguration: Pray for your new president and vice president.
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Will Biden Roll Back Trump’s Pro-Life Policies on Day One?

It is possible that one of the Biden administration's first acts will be to roll back the Trump administration's restrictions on taxpayer-funded abortions.
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Faith Leaders Unite Virtually to Pray for Inauguration

Several gatherings and events featuring inauguration prayers are planned or already underway ahead of Joe Biden’s installation as the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday.
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We Could Get Back to the Worship ‘we are all longing for’ by Fall,...

According to Dr. Fauci, Americans could be back to “normal” worship by mid-fall of this year. But whether or not that happens depends on a few factors.
anti-abortion

COVID-19 Fuels Quick Push for Kansas Anti-Abortion Measure

Pro-life advocates are moving with unusual speed to put a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the Kansas state constitution on the ballot.
the black church

Barna: Black Churches Offer Comfort, Sense of Empowerment

In a new report about the “State of the Black Church,” the Barna Group revealed data underscoring the vital legacy and ongoing role of historically Black U.S. congregations.
national march for life

March for Life Now to Be Held Virtually Due to Concerns About Security, COVID-19

This year’s National March for Life will no longer be taking place in person due to concerns about security and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Tim Tebow Wanted to Tell Kids About Jesus—So He Wrote a New Book

Tim Tebow's book, "Bronco and Friends," follows Bronco and his friends as they encourage one another on their way to a party. Tebow says he wrote the newly released children's book in the hope of sharing the gospel with kids.
Joanne Rogers

Joanne Rogers, Widow of ‘Mr. Rogers,’ Is Dead at Age 92

Joanne Rogers, the widow of the star of the children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” died at the age of 92 on Thursday, Jan. 14.
Kirbyjon Caldwell

Texas Megachurch Pastor Sent to Prison for Fraud Scheme

Kirbyjon Caldwell, who in March pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, was the senior pastor of Houston's Windsor Village United Methodist Church, which has about 14,000 members.
Christianity and nationalism

An Unholy Alliance: Christianity and Nationalism

The storm on the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6th have many asking what Christian nationalism is. But for the church in America, the conflation of Christianity and nationalism has been a concern for a while.
Trump's impeachment

Franklin Graham Likens Republicans Who Voted for Trump’s Impeachment to Judas

In a social media post, Franklin Graham likened the 10 House Republicans who voted for Trump's impeachment to Jesus' betrayer, Judas Iscariot.
teach-in

Martin Luther King Teach-In Will Focus on How to Carry on His Legacy

As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, two pastors will join the mayor of San Francisco to host a virtual teach-in honoring King’s legacy and educating viewers on how they can be involved in carrying that legacy forward.
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Brian Howard Thinks Pastors Have Reason to Be Hopeful About This Year

While the executive director of Acts 29 would not typically describe himself as an “optimist,” Brian Howard says he is hopeful as the Church heads into 2021. 
2021 World Watch List

2021 World Watch List: The 50 Most Dangerous Places to be a Christ-Follower

In its newly released 2021 World Watch List, Open Doors USA paints a picture of escalating religious persecution throughout the globe. The watchdog group...
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