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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.
Benny Hinn Costi Hinn

Benny Hinn’s Nephew Rejects Prosperity to Find the Gospel

Costi’s departure from the prosperity gospel led him away from uncle Benny Hinn and his family, which he calls “a royal family combined with the mafia.”
Same Kind of Different As Me

Exclusive Interview With Same Kind of Different As Me Producer

The movie Same Kind of Different As Me hit box offices October 20, 2017, starring Renee Zellweger, Greg Kinnear, Djimon Hounsou, and Jon Voight....
Steph Curry

Why We Need To Celebrate What Steph Curry Did

"I stand with Curry as a Christian. Not perfect by any means—just forgiven."
white evangelicalism

Open Letter to John Piper on White Evangelicalism and Multiethnic Relations

Dear John Piper, in your Desiring God article, you wrote how you didn’t know what Lecrae’s “loosening from 'white evangelicalism' means for multi-ethnic relations.” I’d like to attempt to address this.
LGBTQ Policy

Are You Ready for Your Church to Be Scored on Its LGBTQ Policy?

Some higher profile churches like Willow Creek, Hillsong NYC, and Saddleback have already been scored on their LGBTQ policies.
Alcohol

Is This the End of the Evangelical Prohibition?

Only 14% of people who don't drink alcohol cite religious reasons.
Sexual Abuse

Why Hollywood Sexual Abuse Scandals Hit Close to (Church) Home

While the answer isn’t for churches to live in constant fear, it’s vital evangelical churches begin to have gruelingly honest conversations on how they can create a safe culture for all victims of sexual abuse.
Willow Creek Succession

On the Cutting Edge of Leadership: Willow Creek Announces Bill Hybels’ Successors

Even more than this decision being significant for its egalitarian implications, it is also a step toward a different kind of leadership structure for the church.
North Korea Persecutes

The ‘Jerusalem of Asia’ Now Persecutes Christians Relentlessly

In the middle of this spiritually frozen country, God is at work through missionaries, relief agencies, and in one woman’s story, a dead Russian novelist.
Take a Knee

Thousands of Christian Women Take a Knee on National Mall

The women decided to take a knee. It wasn't political. But it was Christian.
Giving Millennials

Want to Attract Millennials? Pay Attention to How They Give

A generation's preferred method of giving can point us to the right path for church growth strategy.
Grace City Las Vegas

After the Shooting: Las Vegas Pastor Has Never Seen the City So Open to...

A Las Vegas pastor shares his thoughts on how the church can be the church to a city devastated by the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
3 Ways to Pray for Las Vegas: It’s a Powerful (Not Political) Act for Christians

3 Ways to Pray for Las Vegas: It’s a Powerful (Not Political) Act for...

"For us, #PrayForLasVegas is not a political act. It’s actually a powerful one."
Las Vegas

Faith Leaders Respond to Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

"The unthinkable and horrific acts of violence against innocent people in Las Vegas moves us to prayer immediately." - Ronnie Floyd
Racism

The Air Force Considers Racism an Issue Big Enough to Tank Its Mission. What...

Leadership at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) was outraged earlier this week after finding racial slurs on its preparatory school campus. So outraged...
NFL Kneeling Protest Kaepernick

When Faith Brings You to Your Knees

Eric Reid, a safety for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers, said it was his Christian faith that compelled him to action.
Village Church transition megachurch

The Village Church Transition: Ushering in the End of the Megachurch Era?

“It doesn’t go well for the people of God when they stay in comfortable situations," Matt Chandler says.
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Kent Brantly to Return to Africa Amid New Ebola Outbreak

Dr. Kent Brantly was treating patients in 2014 in Liberia when he contracted ebola. After a harrowing journey to healing, Brantly and his family are heading back to Africa as a new outbreak threatens the continent.

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Craig Gross Has High Praise for the Spiritual Use of Cannabis

“I think Christians sit on the sidelines of a lot of conversations," says Craig Gross. Craig's latest venture is a Christian cannabis website, and this week on our podcast, he talks about his personal journey with using marijuana and why it's important for Christians not to be afraid of this topic.