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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.
Tradition Church of England Evensong

Church of England Resurrects Tradition to Attract Millennials

The Church of England is leaning on tradition, and millennials are showing up.
Kurt Warner

Kurt Warner: Football Hall of Fame Inductee and Lover of Jesus

Kurt Warner accepted Christ at 25 years old and realized that he was meant for more than touchdown passes and winning football games.
Snoop Dogg Gospel Album

Snoop Dogg Is Releasing a Gospel Album. This Is Why the Local Church Should...

“It’s always been on my heart, I just never got around to it 'cause I always be doing gangster business or doin’ this or doin’ that,” the 45-year-old rapper said in a radio interview.
Christians can drink alcohol

3 Reasons a Christian Can Drink Alcohol

When it comes whether a Christian can drink alcohol, the Bible couldn’t be clearer or more direct.
persecuted

5 Powerful Prayers for the Persecuted From Scripture

When we read headlines about people groups being persecuted for their faith, it may seem—at first glance—that there’s nothing we can do. After all,...
North Korea

5 Bible Verses We Should Pray for North Korea

North Korea has never been more in the American public eye than it is now. Once a closed off, anonymous and mysterious country on...
The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale: A Colossal Misrepresentation of the Bible

If you hadn’t seen or heard of The Handmaid’s Tale until the recent Emmy Awards, here’s what you need to know about the Hulu...
Nabeel Qureshi

Nabeel Qureshi: A Legacy of Love and Peace

"When we talk to people about our beliefs, that should be undergirded by love and peace." - Nabeel Qureshi
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ELCA Now a ‘Sanctuary Church Body’ for Migrants

The Evangelical Lutheran Church voted to become a "sanctuary church body". The first of its kind, the ELCA committed to doing things like provide shelter to undocumented immigrants.

New Podcasts

JD Greear: Here Is How to Keep the Gospel, Not Politics,...

JD Greear says, “Church-defining issues are the gospel, and we can disagree on secondary matters even with unity in primary ones.” At times this might seem impossible, but this week on our podcast, JD shares how to prioritize the gospel over any other issue...even politics.