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Perry Noble

Perry Noble: God Called Me to Launch New Church

Ousted pastor Perry Noble plans to start a new church in South Carolina without his elders' blessing.
Ravi Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias Pulls Lawsuit and Responds to Sexting Allegations

Ravi Zacharias talks about the hard lessons he's learned after settling privately with a couple over sexting allegations.
carl lentz tattoos

Carl Lentz: Old Testament Interpretation in Light of the Cross

Hillsong NYC pastor Carl Lentz grapples with the question of which Old Testament commands apply to us today, particularly when it comes to tattoos. To Carl Lentz tattoos should be examined in light of the cross.
tithe report

Are You Faithful With Little? 2017 Tithe Report

A tithe report shows giving continues to hold steady but it appears churches are receiving a smaller portion of the overall donations.
sexual abuse accusations

How to Pastor in the Age of Sexual Abuse Accusations

The tidal wave of sexual abuse accusations calls for pastors to take action—quickly.

Gender-Neutral God? Church of Sweden’s New Guidelines for Clergy

The Church of Sweden says they were only looking for variation in how clergy refer to God. They supplied three alternatives for the words to use at the start of worship services, including one which is gender-neutral. Controversy followed with many saying they were trying to replace 2000 years of theology.

#ChurchToo is Blowing Up Twitter and Every Sincere Pastor’s Heart

#ChurchToo hashtag going viral as Christian women tell their stories of sexual abuse at the hands of church leaders.
Boston Declaration

Boston Declaration: Evangelicals Need to Repent

300 theologians gathered at Boston's Old South Church, donning sackcloth and ashes to unveil the Boston Declaration.

The Hope of Relief in the Opioid Crisis: The Church

If the opioid problem in America has a spiritual component, as many suggest, churches are best equipped to help and many are responding.  
President Xi

Beijing Urges Citizens to Rely on President Xi—Not Jesus—for Help

It appears President Xi is picking up where Mao Zedong left off.
Australia same-sex marriage

Hillsong Marches on after Australia Same-Sex Marriage Vote

The long awaited and long lasting national postal survey on same sex marriage in Australia is finally over.  The results are clear.  More than...
Roy Moore

Roy Moore: What Are Christians Willing to Overlook in Leaders?

Key evangelical leaders discuss whether or not they can support Roy Moore.
What Do You Do With A Church Building That Has Witnessed Tragedy?

What Do You Do With A Church Building That Has Witnessed Tragedy?

Church leaders said they had to meet, to do otherwise would have felt like giving up.
No, Christians Don't Use Joseph and Mary to Explain Child Molesting Accusations

No, Christians Don’t Use Joseph and Mary to Explain Child Molesting Accusations

Christians don't use Joseph and Mary to explain child molesting accusations.
Adoption tax credit

Evangelicals Push Back on Adoption Tax Credit Cut—and Win

Without this tax credit, many families don't have the financial means to cover the upfront costs of adoption.
Guns in Church

Pastor, Will You Allow Guns in Your Church?

After churches have been the target of mass shootings, pastors need to consider whether they will allow guns in their churches, and who they will allow to carry them.
First Baptist Church Sutherland Springs Texas

We Are First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas

Please, readers, join me in sharing your own prayers and love for this church and all those impacted by this tragedy.
Texas Church Shooting

26 Killed in Texas Church Shooting—Including Pastor’s Daughter

At least 26 people have died and about 20 are injured after a gunman opened fire today during a service at First Baptist Church...
The STar movie

Behind the Scenes With Timothy Reckart: Director of THE STAR

In Sony Pictures Animation's THE STAR (opening in theaters November 17, 2017), a small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung...
Jerry Falwell Jr.

Ousted Activist: Jerry Falwell Jr. ‘afraid of free speech’

"What precisely is Jerry Falwell Jr. afraid of? He openly encourages students to carry weapons, but is afraid of public prayer from Christians who openly embrace nonviolence,” Jonathan Martin asked after he was kicked off Liberty's campus Monday evening.

Latest News

Christians ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’, Join Hong Kong Protests

Christians have joined the Hong Kong protests with their anthem "Sing Hallelujah to the Lord". Some 2 million people took to the streets Sunday night to protest the government's handling of a wildly unpopular extradition bill.

New Podcasts

Jay Kranda: This Is Why You Should Care About Online Church

“The local experience is not going anywhere,” Jay Kranda says. As the leader of Saddleback Church Online, Jay talks to us about the goal of online church, which is surprisingly supportive of local churches and their evangelism efforts.