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Finding Jesus in a Taproom—Literally

The founders of Castle Church Brewing are asking: “Why can’t the gospel of Jesus Christ come to people where they’re at, in their everyday lives, even if that’s on a barstool in a taproom?”

Egypt Approves 156 New Churches While Failing to Protect Christians

The Egyptian government just announced that it has approved 156 new churches and affiliated buildings for use in the country. Despite this news, many believe that the government is paying lip service to the rights of Christians while doing little to actually defend those rights.

All the Ways Christians Are Observing Lent This Year

A lot of Christians observe Lent and this year is no different. However, Lent 2019 is shaping up to be a little less-than-traditional.

Bibles Not Harmed in Fire That Destroyed Church Building

Early in the morning on Sunday, March 3, a fire consumed the building of Freedom Ministries Church in Grandview, West Virginia. But remarkably, none...

This Black Pastor Is the New President of…a Neo-Nazi Group

Black civil rights activist Rev. James Stern has just become the president of the one of the largest neo-Nazi organizations in the United States.

SBC Leader Resigns After Workgroup Hastily ‘Cleared’ Churches

Ken Alford, a member of the Southern Baptist Convention's Executive Committee, resigned last week following that body's hasty dismissal of a request by SBC President Greear to look into 10 churches accused of improperly handling sexual abuse.

Chip and Joanna Quietly Attended a Different Church This Sunday

This weekend, Church Under the Bridge met for the first time at Magnolia Market at the Silos, which is owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines. The couple showed their support by attending the service.

Will Smith’s Son Teams Up With Church to Give Flint, MI, Clean Water

First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church of Flint, Michigan, is collaborating with actor Jaden Smith and the non-profit Last Kilometer to provide clean water to the community through a device called the Water Box.

Report Finds Hybels’ Accusers Credible, Elder Board Faulty, Church Faithful

An independent report found plenty of problems with the leadership of Willow Creek Church Chicago. While it recommends changes in course for the leadership, the report found the church members themselves to be faithful.

This Is How Tradition Prevailed at the UMC Conference

As delegates, bishops and all those who watched from home recover from the United Methodist Church’s Special Session of the General Conference in St....

Children Among 44 Arrested in Latest Injustice Against Chinese Church

Religious persecution continues in China. In the latest of many injustices that authorities have committed against the members of Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, 44 people were arrested and detained by police on Sunday, February 24.

This Pro-Life Film Is Rated ‘R’ for All the Right Reasons

A new film depicting the horrors of abortion has been rated "R" due to its abortion scenes. The film's producers think the rating is accurate but haven't missed the irony of it.

It’s Official: UMC Votes for Traditional Marriage, No Gay Clergy

The United Methodist Church homosexuality debate was finally put to rest today following a vote to uphold a traditional stance on marriage and the ordination of clergy. But this does not mean that the denomination has a smooth road ahead.

Pastor in South Africa Claims He Raised a Man from the Dead

Pastor Alph Lukau, who leads Alleluia Ministries International in Johannesburg, South Africa, has claimed that he performed a miracle by restoring a man to life during a church service.

United Methodists Vote: No Same-Sex Weddings, No Gay Clergy

Delegates for the United Methodist Church are meeting in St. Louis this week to vote on whether to allow same-sex weddings to occur in their churches and whether to allow “self-avowed practicing homosexuals" to fulfill clergy roles.

Korn’s Brian Welch on Why There Is No ‘Christian’ Look

At the premier of Tim Tebow’s new film, "Run the Race," Korn member Brian “Head” Welch critiqued the idea that there is a certain “look” all Christians need to have.

Only 3 of the 10 Churches Named by Greear Warrant Review, Executive Committee Says

After J.D. Greear named 10 churches in danger of disfellowship over the handling of sexual abuse allegations, the Executive Committee of the SBC has decided only three warrant investigation, one of which is Sovereign Grace Church in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Vatican Summit: Too Little Too Late?

As the Vatican summit on sexual abuse convenes, some are asking why the summit took so long to come together and what "concrete actions" the Pope is planning to direct.

Children’s Minister Suspected of Child Porn Commits Suicide

It appears that a Florida detective and children’s minister, Vernon Allan Richardson, committed suicide on February 19 while under investigation for possessing child porn.

You Need to Know How Pedophiles Are Exploiting Children on YouTube

YouTube has found itself in hot water this week after YouTuber Matt Watson posted a video on February 17th detailing how pedophiles are exploiting the platform with little retribution.

‘Jesus Christ Is the Only Way’—Disney Star Joshua Bassett Shares His...

Joshua Bassett, one of the stars of Disney’s “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” has put his trust in Jesus, according to one of his recent tweets and comments he made in his Instagram stories.

Dallas Jenkins on Why ‘The Chosen’ Is Not ‘Adding to Scripture’

Dallas Jenkins joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain the principles that guide how “The Chosen” is created and why he believes “God has his hand” on the show.

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