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Floyd, Stone React to Second Leaked Moore Letter–‘It’s Outrageous’

A second incriminating letter written by Dr. Russell Moore has been leaked. The letter alleges Dr. Ronnie Floyd and SBC presidential hopeful Mike Stone suppressed investigations into sexual abuse within the denomination. 

Justin Bieber Shares His Opinions—And a Warning—About Celebrity Pastors

Justin Bieber, who has distanced himself from Hillsong Church and its now-disgraced pastor Carl Lentz, opened up recently about celebrity pastors and his Christian faith.
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Kenyan Woman ‘ Married the Holy Spirit ‘ in Anglican Ceremony

A 41-year-old Christian woman has allegedly abandoned her husband of 20 years and claims to have married the Holy Spirit in an act that has shocked Kenyans and embarrassed the church in the East African country.
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Southern Baptists Head for Annual Meeting at a Crossroads on Race and Gender

The upcoming annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention promises to be a reckoning for the nation’s largest Protestant denomination.
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Jerry Falwell Jr.: Liberty University Lawsuit Is Excuse to Shame Him

Jerry Falwell Jr. is asking a court in Virginia to dismiss a lawsuit Liberty University filed over his headline-grabbing departure last year as leader of the evangelical school his father founded.
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Pastor Walks at H.S. Graduation and Receives Diploma at 99

Pastor Dr. Jack Hetzel received his high school diploma at 99 after being forced to drop out of school in the third grade.
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People Are Still Calling Pence a ‘Judas’—This Time It’s a Pastor

Mike Pence is a “Judas," said Pastor Greg Locke, who made the comment shortly after a speech in which Pence said that he and Trump still do not “see eye to eye” on what happened on January 6.
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Scientific Pro-Life Commercial Censored by CBS, Hallmark, and CMT Because Too ‘Controversial’

A pro-life commercial has been deemed too controversial and is not allowed to air on CBS, CMT, or the Hallmark Channel.
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SBC Sources: Paige Patterson Made ‘Black Girl’ Comments Cited in Russell Moore Letter

Paige Patterson denied making the comments in a phone interview with RNS and said he had never heard of Newbell.
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Thieves Stole $740K From 600+ Churches, According to ‘Operation Thou Shalt Not Steal’

"Thou Shalt Not Steal" is one of the Ten Commandments—and it is one that was broken in a rather remarkable way during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Russell Moore Leaves Southern Baptists Personally and Professionally

Russell Moore leaves as the Southern Baptist Convention’s chief ethicist, and has apparently also moved on from the nation’s largest Protestant denomination personally.
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Interfaith ‘Vaccine Ambassadors’ Take Up Biden’s Month of Action

With collaboration from civic and community leaders across the country, President Joe Biden recently announced a “Month of Action” to increase vaccination rates to 70% of American adults before July Fourth.
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Atheists Society Secretary Resigns After Finding Jesus

Atheists Society Secretary Seth Mahiga announced his resignation after coming to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.
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Justin Bieber’s Wife, Hailey, Speaks Out About ‘Super-Judgmental’ Christians

In a new video posted to her YouTube channel, model Hailey Bieber discusses the challenges of being a Christian in the entertainment industry.
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President Biden Recognizes Pride Month; So Does Children’s Entertainment

President Joe Biden recognized June as Pride month as multiple children's entertainment organizations follow suit.
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Judge Decides Who Will Pay $2M Church Legal Fees Over Virus Closures

Lawyers took a case contesting the state's right to limit church capacity more than retail capacity before the Supreme Court — and racked up massive church legal fees in the process.
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UPDATE: High School Valedictorian Wins a Victory for Religious Rights

A high school in Hillsdale, Mich., that was preventing valedictorian Elizabeth Turner from mentioning her faith in Jesus in her graduation speech has backed off.
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PTL! Andrew Garfield, Jessica Chastain to Star as Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker in...

People Magazine has released the first photos of Andrew Garfield and Jessica Chastain as famed TV evangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker in the upcoming film “The Eyes of Tammy Faye.”
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Leaked Russell Moore Letter Blasts SBC Conservatives, Sheds Light on His Resignation

In a leaked letter written more than a year before his recent resignation, Russell Moore explained his troubles with the SBC's leadership in bitterly frank terms, and Donald Trump hardly made an appearance.
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Hillsong Worship Offers Fresh Take on ‘Fresh Wind,’ Sets Streaming Record

Hillsong Worship's "Fresh Wind" has garnered the highest U.S. audio streaming debut for any song from Hillsong so far—and it is also part of a newly released medley.

Latest News

‘We Did It!’—Abuse Survivors Win Victory in SBC Executive Committee Investigation

The news comes after Mike Stone, one of the EC members accused of mishandling sexual abuse allegations, lost the SBC presidential race—and had a controversial exchange with survivor Hannah-Kate Williams. 

New Podcasts

Best of ChurchLeaders: Tim Mackie and Jon Collins on Why It’s...

BibleProject's Tim Mackie and Jon Collins say it's not surprising if people find the Bible hard to understand. "Most people," says Tim, "aren’t in the habit of reading ancient texts from across the planet from thousands of years ago, and that’s what the Bible is."