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Pastor Back on His Feet After Being Struck by Vehicle 7 Months Ago

When pastor Kevin Cummings stood to preach his sermon this past Sunday (Aug. 12), it was no ordinary feat for him.

Australian Anglicans Split Over Same-Sex Marriage

A conservative splinter group opposed to same-sex marriage announced the formation this week of a new Anglican diocese in Australia, triggering an apparent split in the church in that country.

Pastor Motivates Las Vegas Toward the Gospel, Moment by Moment

"We are a church that’s in the city, for the city. These types of moments are big for us because we want to give the Gospel message in a relevant and fresh way to as many people as we can.

Arkansas Senator Agrees To Unblock Atheist Constituents on Twitter and Facebook

Arkansas state Sen. Jason Rapert will have to unblock his atheist constituents from his social media accounts as part of a settlement the national organization American Atheists said it reached with the state.

31 UMC Churches in NC Demand Immediate Exit From Denomination, Threaten Lawsuit

Thirty-one United Methodist churches in western North Carolina are demanding they be allowed to leave the United Methodist Church and have hired a Florida legal firm to push their claim forward.

‘Lord I Lift Your Name on High?’ Oakland Church Sues Police Department After They Raid Cannabis and Mushroom Stash

Zide Door in Oakland is suing police and the city over a raid of their facility, in which authorities confiscated $200,000 of cannabis and psychedelic mushrooms. Zide Door distributes the drugs to church members. 

Man Who Made Blood Covenant With Satan Has a Dramatic Encounter With Jesus

Samuel Bishop turned to the occult to gain a sense of self-worth and control over his life. The day after he made a blood covenant with Satan in December of 2018, he decided to take his own life—when God intervened.

‘As Christ Said, Judge a Tree by Its Fruits’: Alex Jones Dumps Trump for DeSantis

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has endorsed Florida governor Ron DeSantis for president in 2024. Jones was previously a staunch supporter of Donald Trump, who may also be seeking the Republican nomination.

The US Department of Justice Is Investigating the SBC. What Does It Mean?

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the Southern Baptist Convention's handling of sexual crimes by clergy and church staff. The question is: Why the SBC, and why now?

Church’s Foster Care Ministry Focused on School-Age Children

The new school year can be especially tumultuous for children in foster care, Union Baptist Church Senior Pastor Jacob Smith learned as the church prayed about the viability of a foster care ministry.

Gospel Focus Motivates, Makes Southern Baptist Crisis Relief Unique

The capacity for help from Southern Baptist Disaster Relief  is high. In fact, one key SBDR leaders says it ranks right up there with the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army in resources available to people in crisis.

The Bible, ‘Gender Queer,’ Anne Frank Adaptation Among 41 Books Removed by Texas School District

The Keller Independent School District (Keller ISD) in Texas has removed 41 books, including the Bible, Maia Kobabe’s “Gender Queer: A Memoir,” and a graphic novel adaptation of Anne Frank's “The Diary of Young Girl."

‘Show Me the Money!’ Pastor Rips Into Church for Being Cheap, Apologizes After Clip Goes Viral

Carlton Funderburke, senior leader of the Church at The Well Kansas City, came under fire after a clip of his sermon went viral. In the clip, he called his congregation cheap for not buying him a new luxury watch.

Albert Mohler To Join DeSantis, Hawley, and Rubio at Upcoming National Conservatism Conference

Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, is slated to be a keynote speaker at the upcoming National Conservatism Conference in Miami. Some Southern Baptist Convention pastors are criticizing the scheduled appearance of Mohler at the event.

God Is ‘a Nationalist’: Marjorie Taylor Greene, CA Pastor Rob McCoy Discuss Globalism at TPUSA Event

In July, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene argued that Christian nationalism would be vital to the success of the Republican Party moving forward. Some high profile pastors are beginning to echo her words.

Executive Committee, No Individuals Subpoenaed in DOJ Investigation

A Department of Justice investigation into the Southern Baptist Convention is currently directed at one entity and no individuals. As of Aug. 15, only the SBC Executive Committee had been subpoenaed.

WCA Calls on Conservative Churches to Withhold Dues From United Methodist Church

“Let our people go!” reads a statement shared over the weekend by the Wesleyan Covenant Association, a network of theologically conservative United Methodists.

Contextualized Ministry Guides Montana Pastor in Outreach

You wouldn’t think a pastor would have much in common with the bassist for one of rock’s legendary bands, but there’s a connection to be made.

Richard Dujardin, Long-Time Religion Reporter, Dies in Fall at 77

Richard Dujardin, a lifelong newspaperman who covered religion for more than three decades for the Providence Journal, has died at age 77 from an accidental fall from a bridge.

TobyMac Releases New Album He Began Writing After Son’s Death, Shares ‘It’s Been a Hard, Hard Road’

Seven-time Grammy award winning Christian musician TobyMac (Toby McKeehan) is releasing his first album since the unexpected death of his first born son Truett (21), which took place in October 2019.

Rick Warren Successor Andy Wood Apologizes for 2021 Mark Driscoll Interview;...

Andy Wood, named as Rick Warren’s successor at Saddleback Church, has apologized for inviting Mark Driscoll to speak at the 2021 Echo Leadership Conference. Critics, however, say Wood's apology leaves too many questions unanswered.

Podcast Special: Dave Ferguson Gives 4 Habits for Healthy, Lasting Ministry

What are some of the practices that we can embrace as ministry leaders that will help sustain our joy through both the highs and lows of ministry? Join Dave Ferguson for a candid, backstage conversation.

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