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Amber Guyger

Faith Leaders Grapple With Brandt Jean’s Swift Forgiveness of Amber Guyger

“I don’t even want you to go to jail. I want the best for you, because I know that’s exactly what Botham would want," Brandt Jean told Amber Guyger. That act of forgiveness is eliciting a lot of discussion.

Boko Haram Executes Two Christian Aid Workers in Nigeria

Islamic extremist group Boko Haram released a video last week showing the execution of two Christian aid workers in Nigeria, sources said. Lawrence Duna Dacighir...
Seyi Omooba

Fired, Blacklisted Actress Seyi Omooba Claims Religious Discrimination

After losing a starring role, an agent, and possibly her career, British actress Seyi Omooba is suing “to make sure no other Christian has to go through something like this.”
intervarsity christian fellowship

Judge Has No Patience for University’s Religious Discrimination

A federal judge has ruled that the First Amendment rights of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) were violated when the University of Iowa (UI) deregistered IVCF for allegedly breaching UI's Human Rights Policy.
Pastor Adam Tyson

God’s Holiness Preached at Kanye’s Detroit ‘Service’

Pastor Adam Tyson joined Kanye's Sunday Service in Detroit to share a message about God's holiness. Tyson used Isaiah's account of God's holiness to describe how we need Jesus to reconcile us to a holy God.
dating a non christian

Should You Date a Non-Christian? Christian Young People Say ‘No’

What does the average young Christian think about dating a non Christian? A recent survey from Teleios focused on whether or not the participants believed it was acceptable to be in a relationship with an unbeliever, as well as their views on the purpose of marriage. 
refugee resettlement

U.S. Sets Refugee Resettlement Cap at Historic 18,000 Low

The U.S. State Department has announced it will cap the number of refugees resettled in the U.S. at 18,000 for the coming 2020 fiscal year. This number is down significantly from the 2019 cap of 30,000 refugees.
Sikeston

‘Better together’: Churches Merge for Racial Reconciliation

Two churches in Sikeston, MO are merging, not because of declining congregations or financial stress, but because of racial reconciliation, and ultimately, the Gospel.
Edom

Archaeologists Find Proof Genesis Account of Edom Is True

Archaeologists have uncovered proof that the Kingdom of Edom not only existed but was well-organized and tech-savvy—for its time period.
exorcising

An Inside Look at the Work of a Modern-Day Exorcist

Archbishop James Cloud says that exorcising demons is part of his calling. He is also a mental health counselor and says that training helps him to discern what is true demon possession and what is not.
back to church

Simple ‘Back to Church’ Invitation Boosts Church Attendance by 26%

Nearly 5 million invitations were sent out from churches participating in National Back to Church Sunday. The invitation is simple, and the response is noticeable!
transgenderism

Jesus’ Answer to Transgenderism: You Must Be Born Again

Sam Allberry contends that one of the painful things Jesus says to all of us (not just those grappling with transgenderism) is that how we have been born is not quite right.
pro-life movement

Church Members Lace Up Their Shoes, Raise $10K to End ‘Birthday Abortions’

A church in Jacksonville, Florida was looking for a cost-effective way to raise money for the pro-life movement. Kim Wiggins of Evangel Temple Assembly...
juli wilson

Jarrid Wilson’s Widow: If I Have Peace, You Can Have Peace

At Jarrid Wilson's memorial service, his widow, Juli Wilson, shared that God has given her a deep sense of peace in the midst of her pain and confusion. She described Jarrid’s love for people and called on the church to carry on his legacy of giving hope to the hopeless. 
people with special needs

Pastor to Open Coffee Shop Run by People with Special Needs

People with special needs will be the ones running McLeod’s Coffee House, fulfilling a dream of retired pastor Brewster McLeod. Through the project, McLeod hopes to serve those who run the shop and help those who patronize it to gain a new perspective.
Bill Lee

Governor Declares Day of Prayer and Fasting for Tennessee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee says he was inspired to declare a day of prayer and fasting for the state after "countless" people told him they are praying for him and his wife.
see you at the pole

It’s a Great Day to Pray: Students Unify Around Prayer, Flag Poles

Almost three decades ago, a small group of teenagers in Texas spontaneously drove to schools in their area to pray for fellow students. They formed a circle around the schools' flag poles and prayed. Today marks the 29th annual See You at the Pole prayer event.
relevant magazine

RELEVANT Founder Accused of Fostering Toxic Culture, Steps Down

RELEVANT Magazine's founder and CEO, Cameron Strang, is stepping away from his role at the publication in the wake of accusations from former employees that he fosters a toxic work environment.
United Nations General Assembly

Trump Calls Religious Freedom an ‘eternal right’ in UN Speech

“More than 80% of the world’s population live in nations where religious freedom is threatened or banned,” President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence said during their address to the United Nations General Assembly.
United Methodist Church split

The United Methodist Church Split: 4 Proposals for the Future

Since February, talk of a United Methodist Church schism has intensified, donations have declined, and some congregations have left the denomination. What does the future hold for the UMC?
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