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World Suicide Prevention

The World Is Rallying to the Cause of Suicide Prevention—What About the Church?

World Suicide Prevention Day is Sunday, September 10th.
Football

Football Might Be an Idol If…

You prepare more for game day than you have for Christ’s return.
Chinese Missionaries

The Peculiar Advantage the Chinese Have in Missions Work

"They let them straight through. The last thing they would think [a Chinese person could be] is a missionary,” Pastor Danny Lee says.
DACA

Evangelicals to Trump: Don’t Punish the Children for Sins of the Fathers (DACA)

Key evangelical leaders pen their reasoning behind finding a workable solution to DACA—including references to the Bible.
Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey: God Uses Natural Disasters to Remind Us to Depend on Him and...

Perhaps Graham’s wisest counsel in the post comes not from what he says, but what he doesn’t say.
Evangelism

LifeWay Research: ‘Boring’ Church Programs Really Do Attract People

According to this research, churches don't need to go out of their way to build elaborate evangelism programs. What they're already doing may be the most effective approach.
#NashvilleStatement

The Pros and Cons of the #NashvilleStatement

On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW) published the #NashvilleStatement; it's a kind of evangelical equivalent to the...
Westboro Megan Phelps-Roper

Westboro’s Rogue Daughter Subject of New Movie

“The view of humanity as I was taught is that most people are worthless. Just entirely worthless and deserving of complete destruction, which is why [Westboro] celebrates these disasters [such as 9/11]."
Disaster Pray

When Disaster Strikes, Is It Enough to Pray?

I want to ask an important question that has been swirling around in my heart and mind over the past couple of days: Is prayer enough in a time of disaster?
Why Continue Abstinence-Only Sex Ed When Research Claims It's Ineffective?

Why Continue Abstinence-Only Sex Ed When Research Claims It’s Ineffective?

As Christians, we should not be in the business of watering down the truth in the interest of what kids might do anyway.
Prisoners

Redeeming the Time: Prisoners Earn Pastoral Ministry Degree

This unique program partners with Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary to equip prisoners to minister to other prisoners.
Trump evangelicals

A.R. Bernard Resigns from Trump’s Board of Evangelicals

Trump's controversial board of evangelicals lost a member following the Charlottesville incident. A.R. Bernard cites conflict of moral standards.
Gay Marriage

‘Christians Must Vote’: Brian Houston on Gay Marriage

Brian Houston of Hillsong Church urges Christians—"whatever your view"—to vote on the upcoming gay marriage poll in Australia.
NFL

NFL Player Seth DeValve Joins Teammates in Peaceful Protest

“We took an opportunity to pray for the men and women in our country during that time,” DeValve said.
National Day of Prayer

Ronnie Floyd Takes the Reins of National Day of Prayer

The Board of Directors of the National Day of Prayer say they "couldn’t have found a man more passionate or dedicated to prayer and spiritual awakening than Ronnie Floyd."
Eclipse

America’s Eclipse: Harbinger of the End of the World?

"Without doubt, this is the time for God's people to get right with God. To repent of our own sin. To share the gospel with our neighbors. And to pray that in the midst of His coming wrath, God would remember mercy (Hab. 3:2)."
Sinner LifeWay

LifeWay Poll: Do You Identify as a Sinner? Results May Surprise You

38% of those who identify as evangelical Christian chose “I am a sinner and I work on being less of one” over “and I depend on Jesus Christ to overcome that.”
Charlottesville

Stories of Hope and Courage From Charlottesville

“It really felt like every step you take could be your last”: a clergy member recalls how she felt as she marched in Charlottesville.
Perry Noble

Perry Noble’s Raw Video: The Shame of Sexual Abuse Almost Destroyed My Soul

“For years and years and years I felt like the chains of shame were wrapped around me. I thought that it was something I had done. I thought it was something I had caused.”
Charlottesville

Clergy March in Silent Solidarity Against White Supremacist Protest in Charlottesville

According to the New York Times, "Hundreds of counter-protesters—religious leaders, Black Lives Matter activists and anti-fascist groups known as 'antifa'—quickly surrounded the crowd, singing spirituals, chanting and carrying their own signs."
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