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600 United Methodists Accuse Jeff Sessions of Child Abuse

The group accuses Sessions and the immigration policy of child abuse in reference to separating young children from their parents and holding them in mass incarceration facilities; immorality; racial discrimination and “dissemination of doctrines contrary to the established standards of doctrines” of The United Methodist Church.
Senator James Lankford

Interview With Senator Lankford: What to Do About Immigration?

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) recently sat down to chat with ChurchLeaders about immigration reform. Many evangelical leaders have expressed concern over the Trump administration's...
Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions’ Message of Correction to ‘Church Friends’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions used Scripture to defend the Trump administration’s approach to illegal immigrants, which has prosecuted numerous asylum-seeking adults and consequently separated...
Mike Pence SBC

This Is What Made Pence’s Speech at the SBC So Controversial

The Southern Baptist Convention wrapped up its 2018 Annual Meeting yesterday in Dallas, Texas. Messengers and leaders of America’s largest protestant denomination have a...
sexual abuse in the church

Researcher on What Churches Get Wrong With Sexual Abuse

During this week’s Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas, pastors overwhelmingly passed a resolution declaring their opposition to sexual abuse in any form, and the...
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Presbyterian Church of Ireland Says ‘No’ to Gay Membership

The doctrine committee of the Presbyterian Church of Ireland concluded: "In light of our understanding of scripture and the Church's understanding of a credible profession of faith, it is clear that same-sex couples are not eligible for communicant membership nor are they qualified to receive baptism for their children."
what does God look like

Do You Think God Looks Like You?

What does God look like? It's interesting to consider that Old and New Testament writers who saw God describe him differently. And modern American Christians have some interesting ideas!
J. D. Greear

Southern Baptists Pin Hopes On J. D. Greear

J. D. Greear was elected on the first ballot today to be the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in North Carolina, was elected with 68 percent of the vote.  Former seminary head Ken Hemphill received 31 percent.
Iraqi Christians

Pence Demands Answers in Delay of Funds to Persecuted Christians

Mike Pence is dispatching U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green to Iraq to ensure that U.S. taxpayer dollars are going to help save Iraqi Christians in the Nineveh Plain, home to one of the oldest Christian communities in the world and considered by many to be the cradle of Christianity.
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.
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Bible App Reveals Most Popular Bible Verses for 2019

Like other apps, the YouVersion Bible app tracks the activity of its users, including the most popular Bible verses. This year, users around the world highlighted, bookmarked, and shared this verse more than any other one.

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Brady Boyd on the Need for Us to Turn Outrage into...

The modern church, says Brady Boyd, "has chosen some cheap substitutes to the original Great Commission." But there is a way we can correct our mission drift...and the key is the two greatest commandments.