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Eddie Long

Megachurch Bishop Eddie Long Dies From Aggressive Form of Cancer

"Although his transition leaves a void for those of us who loved him dearly, we can celebrate and be happy for him, knowing he’s at peace.”
Silence

‘Silence’ Movie Lead Andrew Garfield Prepared for Role by Finding Jesus

While his goal was simply to prepare for an acting role, Andrew Garfield ended up finding Jesus and “falling in love” with him.
President Obama

Leaving Well: 4 Leadership Lessons From President Obama’s Farewell Speech

President Obama's farewell speech can teach us all something about leaving well—whether we voted for him or not.
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Millennials at Passion 2017 Snatch Up Remaining Compassion Sponsorships in Four Countries

For a generation eager to prove themselves and change the world, impacting the lives of thousands of children for the better is right up their alley.
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Watchdog Group Lists U.S. Among ‘New and Noteworthy’ Nations Facing Persecution

"Christians in the U.S. are facing constant attacks in the media, where they are portrayed as bigoted, racist, sexist and closeminded."

Watch Carrie Underwood and David Crowder Lead Thousands of College Students in Worship

Carrie Underwood snuck into a David Crowder worship song and surprised 50K college students.

Paula White Calls Criticism Over Theology and Life Choices ‘Patently False’

Paula White says she has been called "a heretic, an apostate, an adulterer, a charlatan and an addict” since the announcement of her upcoming role in Trump's inauguration.
Fixer Upper

Chip and Joanna Gaines Respond to the BuzzFeed Article on Homosexuality

"Jo and I refuse to be baited into using our influence in a way that will further harm an already hurting world,” Chip writes.
Russell Moore

Russell Moore Weathers Criticism From the SBC Over Trump Comments

"Russell Moore would have gotten the same kind of treatment in SBC life had he spoken prophetically against slavery in 1845-1863 as he is getting now."
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Willow Creek Packs and Delivers 70,000 Gifts to ‘Forgotten’ Prisoners

“The greatest gift you can give an inmate is hope,” one prisoner says.
Rob Bell

The New Yorker’s Short Docu on Rob Bell’s Spirituality Reveals a Trajectory Away From...

"The idea that one hour on a Sunday is church is completely ridiculous," Rob Bell tells 'The New Yorker.'
Jerry Falwell

Liberty University to Construct Shooting Range Facility for Students

Jerry Falwell Jr.'s hope in building the facility will be to “give students the opportunity to practice their aim” and “be prepared in the event of an ‘active shooter’ scenario.”
Dylann Roof

Dylann Roof to Receive Death Penalty for Charleston Church Massacre

Despite being able to carry out his horrific act of murder, Roof's actions had the opposite effect on the community than what he was hoping for.
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James Dobson Condemns Kasich’s ‘Cowardly’ Decision to Veto Heartbeat Bill

"Signing the bill would have been the constitutionally correct thing to do; it would have also been morally correct to do.” -James Dobson
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Civilians Trapped in Aleppo ‘Hell’ as Government Forces Take Back the City

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said he is “alarmed over reports of atrocities against a large number of civilians, including women and children.”
India Compassion International

Compassion International Could Be Forced to Stop Serving 145,000 Impoverished Children in India

If forced to cease its work in India, Compassion would lose access to roughly 8% of the children they assist around the world.

When Tim Tebow Wrote John 3:16 Under His Eyes He Never Expected This Miracle...

Tim Tebow's John 3:16 miracle moment is evidence we serve a BIG God.
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The Most Aggressive Anti-Abortion Bill in the Country Is Sitting on John Kasich’s Desk,...

"Clearly this bill’s supporters are hoping that President-elect Trump will have the chance to pack the U.S. Supreme Court with justices poised to overturn Roe vs. Wade," says Pro-Choice Ohio's Kellie Copeland.

American Atheists Take Jab at the Church in Latest Anti-Church Holiday Billboards

American Atheists urge Americans to "Make Christmas Great Again" by skipping church this year.
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‘Peeing Pastor’ Hunt Comes to an End

The Rev. Danny Chalmers of Catch the Fire Church in Durham, North Carolina has been identified as the “well-known pastor” charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly urinating on a fellow passenger on a flight to Detroit.

New Podcasts

Ed Stetzer: How to Pastor People in an Age of Outrage

It's hard to pastor Christians in the age of outrage. In a time of bitter arguments and divisiveness, Ed Stetzer offers leaders a thoughtful way to approach the hot-button issues of the day.