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These Church Leaders Believe You Need to Open Your Church

Freedom Sunday speakers explained their view that there is a scriptural and constitutional basis—even responsibility—for churches to remain open in defiance of government orders.
Barrett hearings

Graham, Harris Share Spotlight as Barrett Hearings Begin

Barrett hearings: The process of confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court starts today with hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Federal Judge: CHBC Should Be Allowed to Gather in Person

On October 9, a federal judge ruled that Capitol Hill Baptist Church (CHBC) in Washington, D.C., can gather for outdoor worship.
Ravi Zacharias

The Story Behind the Ravi Zacharias Allegations (Part 1): Lawsuits, NDAs, and Email Threads

Ravi Zacharias is no longer here to deny allegations of sexual abuse, yet it is clear Lori Anne Thompson and others still live with the impact of the alleged abuse. What happened? And what can we learn?
Douglas Wilson

No More Arrests as ID Church Continues Psalm Sing Events

The Moscow, Idaho, church led by Pastor Douglas Wilson has continued to hold “psalm sings” in protest of the city's mask mandate, even though five people were cited and three of the five arrested when Christ Church held its first event on Sept. 23.
Charis Minister's Conference

Colorado Sues to Bar Future AWMI Conferences

Andrew Wommack's ministry went ahead with its Charis Minister's Conference this week, despite orders from state and county officials not to do so.
Dare 2 Share Ministries

Interview With Dare 2 Share Founder: What Do Teenagers Need in 2020?

Greg Stier started Dare 2 Share Ministries 29 years ago while serving as a pastor for a church in Arvada, Colorado. After the Columbine High School shootings in 1999, Stier resigned from the pastorate to pursue Dare 2 Share Ministries full time.
Vice Presidential debate

The Top Three Faith Moments in the Harris-Pence Vice Presidential Debate

In Wednesday's Vice Presidential debate, Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris discussed their differences on faith matters that Americans may be hearing about for the remainder of the campaign season.
Wycliffe Bible Translators

The Bible Has Been Translated Into Its 700th Language

Wycliffe Bible Translators recently announced the Bible has been translated into its 700th language. Due to the many translations happening all at once, Wycliffe reported “it is impossible” to know which specific translation marked number 700.
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Barna: We’re Experiencing Another Reformation, and Not in a Good Way

A new report from Dr. George Barna has a troubling conclusion: American Christians across all major traditions are redefining biblical beliefs according to secular values.
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GOP Propose Bill to Keep Pastor Tony Spell From Prosecution

Republican Louisiana lawmakers trying to chisel away at Gov. John Bel Edwards' coronavirus restrictions Wednesday sought to protect a Baton Rouge area pastor charged with violating those rules and advanced legislation that would keep emergency orders from governing churches.
Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry

A Surge of Over 100 COVID-19 Cases Linked to Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry

A recent COVID-19 spike in Northern California’s Shasta County has been partly attributed to the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry, a school operated by the Pentecostal megachurch Bethel in the city of Redding.
william love

Bishop Found Guilty for Refusing to Allow Same-Sex Weddings in Diocese

A disciplinary panel with the Episcopal Church has determined that the Rt. Rev. William Love has violated canon law and his ordination vows by refusing to allow same-sex marriages to be performed in his diocese.

LifeWay Inks Out-of-Court Agreement With Former CEO Thom Rainer

LifeWay Christian Resources, the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, announced late Tuesday (Oct. 6) that it had reached an out-of-court agreement with former President and CEO Thom Rainer.
blasphemy laws

Christian Sentenced to Death for ‘Blasphemy’ in Pakistan Acquitted

A Christian sentenced to death six years ago based on Pakistan's blasphemy laws was acquitted by a high court in Lahore on Monday, Oct. 5.
church of england

Report: Church of England Failed to Tackle Child Sex Abuse

The Church of England failed to protect children and young people from sexual predators for decades, preferring instead to safeguard its own reputation, and created a culture where abusers were able to hide, an independent report said Tuesday.
John Hagee

John Hagee and Greg Laurie COVID-19 Positive

Two prominent evangelical Christian leaders—Greg Laurie and John Hagee—have announced they’ve tested positive for COVID-19. Both pastors had attended separate high-profile events at the White House in September, though it’s unclear where they contracted the disease.
same-sex marriage

2 Justices Slam Court’s 2015 Decision in Gay Marriage Case

The Supreme Court, already poised to take a significant turn to the right, opened its new term Monday with a jolt from two conservative justices who raised new criticism of the court’s embrace of same-sex marriage.
Jean Philippe Quetant

American Missionaries in Haiti Killed During Home Invasion

Pastor Jean Philippe Quetant and his wife Erna Plancher-Quetant were serving as missionaries in Haiti when their home was invaded by a local gang. The couple leaves behind five children in the United States.

US Govt. Report on Fulani Attacks: Not All Are Religiously Motivated

A new report released by the USCIRF, which makes policy recommendations to the President, State Department, and Congress, emphasizes that several complicated issues are overlapping in the large swath of land stretching from Senegal to Sudan, and they are not necessarily religiously motivated.

Latest News

Police in Wales Stop Church Service After Members Ignore Lockdown

Police broke up a service being held at New Hope Community Church in Cardiff, Wales, Sunday evening because members were meeting in defiance of new lockdown measures.

New Podcasts

Steve Cunningham: Are You Living Out the Second Part of the...

"Somebody who is a very good negotiator can tell you exactly what they do when they negotiate," says Steve Cunningham. "Similarly, if we are living out [Jesus’] commands, we can tell you exactly how to do it."