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stop slavery

Numbers of Enslaved Predicted to Explode. What Can the Church Do?

The annual Human Rights Outlook suggests automation will result in drastic job losses, especially in South East Asia. The report predicts that slavery and trafficking will spiral as a result. What can the church do to stop slavery?
What does the bible say about sex

This Is Why the Church Needs a Better Narrative About Sex

Two items in the news this week highlight the ongoing debate in culture over sexuality.  Is it possible that sexual norms are changing drastically because Christians don't know how to answer the question, "what does the Bible say about sex?"
Malaysian Church

How Malaysia and North Korea Inspire Us to Pray Impossible Prayers

The example of the Malaysian Church and the North Korean Church in the face of persecution give us hope and bolster our faith.
importance of the Bible

Has the Bible Transformed Your Life? Majority Americans Say Yes

Barna’s researchers found the importance of the Bible in the lives of Americans has remained steady since 2011. Half say they read the good book at least several times a year.
missionaries in the Philippines

Update: Methodist Church Seeks Release of Three Missionaries in the Philippines

Three missionaries in the Philippines are being held over visa violations. The United Methodist church is calling for their release.
franklin graham

Franklin Graham Not Welcome on UK Bus Signs

A transit company in England has removed ads from the sides of its double-decker buses promoting the planned Franklin Graham crusade in Blackpool on September 21-23. They were pulled in response to complaints from British LGBTQ leaders.
generation z

Study Finds Openness to the Gospel in Generation Z

A major new survey of 4,087 British adults on their attitudes toward religious people revealed that those of Generation Z are less likely to have a negative perception of Christians than millennials are.
Multiracial congregations

The Growing Trend of Multiracial Congregations

The idea that Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in America is beginning to change.  A new study shows multiracial congregations are increasing.
Lysa Terkeurst's marriage

Lysa TerKeurst’s Encouraging News About Her Marriage

Surprising and hopeful news for Lysa Terkeurst's marriage to Art. It looks like restoration is on the horizon.
Chris Conlee

Founding Pastor at Highpoint Church Resigns

Chris Conlee initially supported Andy Savage, the former associate pastor at the church, following the revelation that Savage had a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old while he was youth pastor at a Texas church 20 years ago.
Mark Aderholt

SBC Leader Charged With 1997 Sexual Assault of a Teenager

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary confirmed that Mark Aderholt was a student at the seminary when the crime allegedly was committed. He graduated in 2000 with a master of divinity degree.
pornography and loneliness

The Vicious Cycle You Need to Fear: The Lonely Use of Porn

American youth are considered to be the loneliest in the world. Some are suggesting the link between pornography and loneliness is part of the problem.

For MS-13 and Barrio 18 Members, the Evangelical Church Offers an Approved Out

Evangelical churches in El Salvador are viewed positively by Barrio 18 and MS-13, the country's two largest gangs.
brett kavanaugh

Evangelicals Heap Praise on Kavanaugh Nomination to High Court

The evangelicals believe Judge Brett Kavanaugh fulfills the scriptural teaching that “government is justly ordered when it exercises the proper authority delegated to it by God.”
World Cup Outreach

Innovative World Cup Outreach Scores Big Despite Russian Authorities’ Detainment of Church Members

Churches and missionaries in Russia are taking advantage of the unprecedented opportunity for evangelism and outreach the World Cup has provided.
Thai cave rescue

Parents of Boy Saved In Thai Cave Rescue Thank God

One of those freed in the Thai Cave Rescue is reportedly a Compassion International sponsored child.
david platt

David Platt: Celebrating National Freedom and Spiritual Freedom

The Sunday before Independence Day, David Platt addressed the proper role of faith and freedom at McLean Bible Church outside the nation’s capital.
church retention

New Research: Churchgoers Stick Around for Theology, Not Music or Preachers

A new study from Lifeway Research reveals interesting insights on church retention and what makes people stay at a church.
Failing to report child abuse

Australian Archbishop Sentenced for Failing to Report Child Abuse

A Catholic archbishop in Australia is the most senior Catholic globally to be convicted for failing to report child sexual abuse. Philip Wilson, now archbishop of Adelaide, has been given a maximum sentence of 12 months in detention.
John Crist

Dear Critic, It Was Just a Joke

It’s ironic that a person whose career is making people laugh would spend so much time dealing with critics.  Such is the case for John Crist, a Christian, homeschooled pastor’s kid who is also a popular comedian.

Latest News

This is What Young Church Leaders Want to Spend Time (and...

Success stories and an entrepreneurial spirit among young pastors are fueling the hottest movement in evangelicalism---church planting.

New Podcasts

Juli Slattery: Embracing a Biblical Narrative of Sexuality

“Not only are my opinions and actions about sexuality based on my beliefs about God but also my sexual experiences impact how I view God.” - Juli Slattery