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Southern Baptist Convention

Vice President Pence to Address Southern Baptists

SBC President Steve Gaines announced Pence’s appearance in a press release: "We are excited to announce Vice President Mike Pence will be attending this year's SBC annual meeting to express appreciation to Southern Baptists for the contributions we make to the moral fabric of our nation."
celebrity suicides

What Does the Bible Tell Us About Suicide?

Two celebrity suicides just days apart have many rethinking wealth and fame as an antidote to despair. Two well-known pastors tell us what the Bible says about hope and despair.
Philippine drug war

3rd Filipino Priest Killed Amidst War on Drugs

The murders come amidst the Philippine drug war that has resulted in more than 16,000 unsolved homicide cases in a year and a half since President Rodrigo Duterte took office.
Paige Patterson

Paige Patterson Won’t Speak at Convention. Hopes for Harmony

Paige Patterson said said his decision stemmed from "days of soul-searching before our God, whose blessed forgiveness and grace are continually poured out upon us all."
Planned Parenthood sexual assault

Lawmakers: Abortion Is a ‘Gift’ to Sex Traffickers

A report contends a cover-up of Planned Parenthood sexual assault victims, some as young as 12. The report comes from undercover video of Planned Parenthood officials ignoring the pleas of young girls.
Beth Moore

Could Beth Moore Heal the SBC as President?

When Southern Baptists get together for their annual meeting June 12 in Dallas, J.D. Greear and Ken Hemphill are on the ballot to become the denomination’s next president. But now a third name is being floated—Beth Moore.
Southern Baptist Convention 2018

What You Need to Know About the Rally for Women at the SBC

In less than a week, the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting will take place in Dallas, Texas. In the midst of the worship, the...
Eugene Cho

Eugene Cho: ‘My Assignment Here at Quest Is Complete’

Pastor Eugene Cho cites a need for new leadership at the church, concern that he isn’t completely fulfilling all of his obligations, and some minor health issues for his departure.
Jesus' crucifixion

Skeleton of Man Crucified Like Jesus Found

A rare find in Northern Italy-- what researchers believe is the remains of a 30-something-year-old man whose death was similar to Jesus' crucifixion 2000 years ago.
Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting

What the Southern Baptist Convention Needs Right Now

The Southern Baptist Convention has been wrong about horrifying and obvious sins that have affected generations. Here's what the SBC needs right now.
North Korean prisoner

North Korean Prisoner Says His Crime Was Prayer

North Korean prisoner, Kim Hak Song, told of his year-long ordeal at his at his home church, the Oriental Mission Church in East Hollywood, California. He told fellow worshipers that his time was not wasted.
crocodile attack

African Pastor Killed by Crocodile During Baptism

The Rev. Docho Eshete was conducting the service for about 80 people on Sunday morning at Lake Abaya in southern Ethiopia, the BBC reported. Eshete died following the crocodile attack.
smartphone safety

Which Phone Has the Best Parental Controls?

The recent criticism about the damaging effects smartphones are having on teens has caught the attention of the companies that maintain operating systems for the phones. Apple and Google are looking for ways to improve smartphone safety.
Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz Lives Out His Faith in the Off-Season Too

Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz is rolling out a new, free food truck that will serve the less privileged in the Philadelphia area.
Immanuel Baptist Church

The Repentance of Immanuel Baptist and the Hope I See

When the leadership of Immanuel Baptist Church heard Rachael Denhollander's testimony in the trial against Larry Nassar, they knew they needed to reconsider the stance they had taken in a couple instances. When churches are able to show humility in the middle of crisis, God’s mercy toward victims flows.
Robert Morris

Robert Morris Returns to the Pulpit After Harrowing Brush With Death

After a terrifying flight for life helicopter ride in April, Pastor Robert Morris of Gateway Church in Texas returned to the pulpit this weekend....
illegal immigration abortion

Supreme Court Sides With Administration on Illegal Immigrant Abortions

In its unanimous decision, the justices declined to set a precedent for illegal immigrant abortion for teens in U.S. custody.
Supreme Court Masterpiece cake

Update: Colorado Baker Wins Case at Supreme Court

Oral arguments used in the Supreme Court Masterpiece Cake case will have implications for the church.
violent video games

Here’s What You Need to Know About Boys and Violent Video Games

97 percent of teen boys say they play video games in some form or fashion. Violent video games make up more than half of the 50 top-selling video games.
cultural Christianity

When the Cross Means ‘Western’ and Not Jesus

In the German state of Bavaria, a new law has ordered crosses decorate the entrance of every state building; however, the reason why, and...

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Jarrid Wilson’s Widow: Please Pray for Tonight’s Anthem of Hope Event

For the first time since the tragic passing of her husband, Jarrid Wilson, Juli Wilson will be speaking publicly at an Anthem of Hope event.

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"The world is facing volcanic forces," says Leonard Sweet. In a "deeply schizophrenic" culture that makes everything an idol, Len believes Christians can and must rise to the challenge to go beyond merely making a stand for what is right.