Pastor Found Fatally Shot While Holding Bible After Teaching Sunday School

A Compton pastor was shot and killed Sunday, October 24, 2021 while walking to his car. His family says that he would have forgiven his killer.

Steven Furtick Accused of Being a ‘False Teacher’ After Recent Facebook Post

Steven Furtick of Elevation Church has drawn theological criticism for statements he made in a recent Facebook. The post has since been deleted from Furtick's social media channels.

Please Pray: Stories of Persecution in Afghanistan Include Taliban Letter Targeting Christian Children

Let's not forget to pray for Afghanistan as disturbing stories continue to emerge, including one about a letter from the Taliban targeting children who have converted to "the obsolete religion of Christianity."

Beth Moore, Part 1: How Galatians Is ‘Astonishingly Relevant’ to American Christianity

“You name any issue on the table today in the church at large," says Beth Moore, "it's somewhere most likely reflected in [Galatians].”

Josh McDowell Steps Down in the Wake of Controversial Racial Comments

Days after apologizing for his controversial comments regarding race, Josh McDowell has announced he is stepping away from his ministry to enter a "season of listening."

‘Satan Shoes’ Creators Take Aim at Chick-fil-A; Selling $6.66 Sandwiches on Sunday

The controversial, Brooklyn-based art collective MSCHF recently known for designing and selling Lil Nas X-inspired “Satan Shoes” that allegedly contained a drop of human blood in the sole, is now taking aim at the Christian-owned fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A.

Ann Voskamp: What We Are Missing in God’s Vision for Hospitality

"It's not about becoming like Julia Child," says Ann Voskamp. "Hospitality is about welcoming in the marginalized as the next child of God."

Ed Litton: ‘I Had Permission, Which I Think Means It’s Not Plagiarism’

Embattled SBC president Ed Litton said on a podcast that because he had J.D. Greear's permission to use Greear's sermons, Litton doesn't agree with the plagiarism allegations leveled against him.

Students Protest Christian High School in CO for Allegedly Forcing Out Two Coaches for Being Gay

Dozens of students at Valor Christian High School, one of the largest religious high schools in Colorado, walked out of class Tuesday, protesting that administrators allegedly forced out two coaches for being gay.

Matt Chandler Helps Church Leaders See What Is Important During Divided Times

“What The Village Church and Acts 29 need from me," says Matt Chandler, "is my heart fully satisfied and alive in Jesus Christ."

Ed Stetzer: Feucht, Locke and the Like Are a Sideshow — Quit Letting Them Distract You

The question for pastors, church leaders and the entire Christian church is simple: Do we want to be known for love that reflects our savior or known for a sideshow demanding its rights?

5 Myths People Spread About Jesus, Sex and Gay Marriage

Tackle these cultural myths about what Jesus says regarding homosexuality and marriage.

Beth Moore Calls Out Unvaccinated, Unmasked Christians; Greg Locke and Sean Feucht Respond

Beth Moore called out Christians who politicize the virus in a tweet that has gone viral, receiving reactions from outspoken pastor Greg Locke and "Let Us Worship" leader Sean Feucht. #bethmoore #vaccine

A Prayer for Man: Interceding for Guys Who Struggle With Despair

We men soothe ourselves with illusions of strength, with fantasies of control, with digital delusions. But we're often hurting...to the point that we're destroying ourselves. Prayer for man has never been more important.

Pope Francis Receives Death Threat as He Grapples With Vatican Financial Scandals

Italian police officers are investigating an envelope discovered Monday (Aug. 9) containing three 9mm bullets and a letter referring to Vatican financial mismanagement.

6 Warning Signs of a Toxic Church Culture

Every church has a culture. But how do you know if your church culture is toxic? More importantly, how would you know whether you’re creating a toxic church culture as a leader?

Jay Kim: How COVID-19 Has Impacted My View of Online Church

“It’s undeniable," says Jay Kim, "that this time has rehabituated and reformed us as people in a variety of ways."

Not Desiring God–John Piper’s Son Criticizes His Upbringing to 925k TikTok Followers

Well-known Desiring God's founder, theologian, and Bethlehem Baptist Church's retired pastor John Piper's son Abraham Piper, is almost as influential on social media as his father is, but they don't preach the same message.

Pastor: My Ushers Carry Guns, Have Orders to Kill

Evangelical minister Jeff Jansen says that ushers at his Tennessee church “all pack” guns and will kill anyone who thinks “about starting something.”

What Worshipping Jesus Means to Our Savior

Have you ever considered what worshipping Jesus means to our Savior? Several years ago I read the book Music Through the Eyes of Faith by Harold Best, and for me, it was one of those books that I couldn’t stop underlining, re-reading and devouring.

Greg Laurie on the Likelihood of Another Jesus Movement and Why...

Greg Laurie appears on the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what it was like to grow up in the middle of the Jesus People Movement and his thoughts on whether we'll see another awakening like it.