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‘Christian Chris Stapleton’ Wows ‘American Idol’ Judges With Rendition of Zach Williams’ ‘To the Table’

Worship leader Warren Peay wowed the “American Idol” judges this week with his performance of Christian artist Zach Williams’ song, “To the Table.” Peay, whom Perry called “a Christian Chris Stapleton,” earned a ticket to Hollywood with all three judges saying yes

Bitter Infighting Threatens Kenya’s Methodist Church

At the center of a controversy that has been unfolding since 2015 is Presiding Bishop Joseph Ntombura.

SEBTS’ Karen Swallow Prior Announces Departure Due to Differing Visions for ‘Carrying Out the Great Commission’

Karen Swallow Prior, Research Professor of English and Christianity and Culture at SEBTS, announced that she won’t be returning for fall semester due to differing visions for “carrying out the Great Commission.”

NHL Goalie Refuses To Wear Pride Jersey, Citing ‘Personal Faith in Jesus Christ’

James Reimer is the latest pro athlete who has declined to don a rainbow-themed Pride Night warmup jersey. The San Jose Sharks goalie sat out the pre-game skate on March 18 rather than “endorse something that is counter my personal convictions,” which he says are based on the Bible.

Christian College Fires Lecturer Over Tweets Against Homosexuality

Dr. Aaron Edwards, theology lecturer at Cliff College in the United Kingdom, recently stirred controversy with a tweet voicing his concern with the LGBTQ+ movement within the church.

‘Thank You Jesus!’—Perry Noble Gives Update on the Lump He Found on His Stomach

Perry Noble, senior pastor of Second Chance Church in Anderson, South Carolina, shared on Facebook today that a lump he found on his stomach three weeks ago is not cancerous.

Christian Actor Dean Cain: Fatherhood ‘Changed Everything,’ Including the Roles He Accepts

Actor Dean Cain recently said that fatherhood plays a key role in the film projects he chooses to take on, as he strives to choose stories that will inspire the faith of others, including his son. 

Christian Mother in Sudan Chained, Called ‘Mad’ for Her Faith

For leaving Islam to accept Christ, a young mother in Sudan was chained in her home, subjected to electrical shocks at a psychiatric hospital and has lost her children, a local source said.

London Property Scandal Was a ‘via Crucis,’ Says Archbishop at Vatican Trial

Testifying at a Vatican trial, Venezuelan Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra compared the events leading to the failed London property deal with Jesus’ agonizing march toward crucifixion.

Worship Director Discovers Term ‘Worship Leader’ Is Trademarked After His Facebook Page Is Suspended

Did you know that the term “worship leader” is trademarked by the United States Patent and Trademark Office? The man behind the social media account, “Rogue Worship Leader,” made this discovery after his Facebook account was shut down for trademark infringement.

‘Count It All Joy’: After Stunning Upset, Furman Basketball Coach Reflects on God’s Perfect Timing

Furman head coach Bob Richey gave credit to God and acknowledged his players’ tenacity after a stunning upset in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Thursday night.

Former President George W. Bush Texts Bible Verse to Daughter Jenna Every Morning—Here’s Why

Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of 43rd president of the United States George W. Bush, recently shared with her TODAY co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie that her father texts her a Bible verse every morning.

Preemptive Love Coalition To Merge With Search for Common Ground

The merger ends a year of uncertainty for the charity, which sees relief work as a form of peacemaking,

WATCH: This Is How Steven Curtis Chapman Is Celebrating His 50th No. 1 Song

Steven Curtis Chapman recently became the first contemporary Christian musician to have 50 number one singles. To celebrate that achievement, Chapman is going to share videos of himself playing the chorus of each of those singles over the next several weeks. 

‘Jesus Revolution’ Crosses $40M Mark, Domestically Surpassing Kelsey Grammer’s 2014 Blockbuster ‘The Expendables 3’

After 19 days in theaters, "Jesus Revolution" has surpassed the $40 million mark, bringing its domestic box office total to $40,862,465 on Tuesday (Mar. 14).

Delivered for a Purpose: Former Porn Star Is Now an Ordained Minister

For decades, Satan had a stronghold on Kevin Kirchen, a former porn star and one of the original Chippendales dancers. But God intervened, providing a Christian wife and mentors who pointed him to Jesus.

Dude Perfect Star Tyler Toney Says God Redeemed Both His Marriage and His Public Platform

Being YouTube-famous may seem glamorous, but as Dude Perfect star Tyler Toney and his wife Bethany recently shared in an “I Am Second” video series, it can be anything but.

17 Christians Killed by Militants in Nigeria’s Southern Kaduna

In the most recent attack, the militants came at night using sophisticated weapons. A local ICC staffer reviewed pictures of 14 lifeless victims on the ground in Ungwan Wakili.

For United Methodists’ Top Court, 2024 Is the New 2020

An annual conference in the United States still can’t just up and leave the United Methodist Church. The United Methodists' top court ruled again on that question in a decision released last week (March 7).

9-Year-Old Hero Evelyn Dieckhaus Tried To Warn Covenant School Classmates Before...

It has been reported that Evelyn Dieckhaus was desperately trying to pull the fire alarm to warn her classmates and teachers of the terrifying rampage the Nashville shooter was about to unleash on the Covenant School.

Sean Nemecek on the ‘Long, Slow Slide’ Into Burnout and How...

Sean Nemecek joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss the warning signs that church leaders are burning out, how they can become healthy again, and the steps they can take to avoid burnout in the first place.

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