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Tony Evans Father’s Day Sermon: Men Need to Make a Choice

Dr. Tony Evans delivered a challenging Father’s Day sermon this year. The pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship asked men to evaluate who they were going serve this year.
2021 Annual Meeting of Southern Baptist Convention

Live Updates: 2021 Annual Meeting of Southern Baptist Convention

Live updates from the 2021 annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Ron DeSantis

Gov. Ron DeSantis: New Law Will Let Public School Students ‘Pray As They See...

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has signed into law a bill requiring public school teachers in grades K-12 to observe at least one minute of silence at the beginning of the first class period of every day. 
Founder's Event

At Founders Event, Southern Baptists Urged to Choose Bible Over ‘Paganism,’ CRT

Southern Baptists at the Founder's Event adjacent to the SBC's annual meeting concerned with liberal drift in their denomination heard warnings about “paganism” and worldly ideologies such as critical race theory.
Southern Baptist Convention

Southern Baptist Convention Faces Push From the Right at Annual Meeting

The Southern Baptist Convention is electing a new president Tuesday amid a push to wrest control of the denomination by ultraconservatives who say some current leaders are too liberal.
QAnon followers

US Intel Report Warns of More Violence by QAnon Followers

A new federal intelligence report warns QAnon followers, the conspiracy theory embraced by some in the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol, could target Democrats and other political opponents for more violence as the movement's false prophecies increasingly fail to come true.
Lindsey Austin

Coming Out, Mental Health Crisis in the Background of Steve Austin’s Suicide

Recent blog posts from former pastor Steve Austin show that before his apparent suicide, he had come out as queer and his wife, Lindsey Austin, was hospitalized for significant mental health problems.
Tim Keller cancer update

Tim Keller Cancer Update: Recent Scan ‘Was Extremely Encouraging’

Tim Keller posted an update regarding his pancreatic cancer treatment on Sunday, letting his Twitter followers know that his latest scan in May showed encouraging results.
SBC sexual abuse survivors

SBC Executive Committee Vote Shocks As Abuse Survivors Urge ‘Immediate Action’

The SBC Executive Committee decided not to consider a motion that presents steps strongly urged by SBC sexual abuse survivors.
Jory Leedy

Jory Leedy, Ex-Church Bus Driver, Sentenced for Sexually Abusing 2 Boys

Jory Leedy met the boys, who prosecutors say were around 7 and 8 years old at the time, while serving as a volunteer driver for Target Dayton Ministries.
Michael Packard

Diver’s Whale Tale Draws Comparisons to the Biblical Account of Jonah

When Michael Packard headed to work on Friday, he didn’t expect to make international headlines. Of course, the commercial lobster diver also didn’t expect to end up inside a humpback whale’s mouth.
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At Least Three Critical Race Theory Statements Proposed for Southern Baptist Meeting

At least three Critical Race Theory statements could potentially be adopted at this week's SBC annual meeting as clarifications of Resolution 9.
ronnie floyd

Ronnie Floyd Responds to Released Secret Recordings; SBC Announces Independent Investigation

Ronnie Floyd immediately released a statement on Twitter in response to Bethancourt's letter and the leaked recordings.
noah's ark replica

Noah’s Ark Replica Hit With a Deluge of Fines From British Authorities

A Noah's Ark replica that has been detained in Ipswich, England, for 18 months has been accruing daily fines of £500, or $700, since April 1.
Steve Austin

Friends Mourn Steve Austin, Former Pastor and Author Who Wrote About Suicide and Mental...

Steve Austin, a former pastor who wrote candidly about his struggles with mental health, has died. 
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‘Preserve the Base’: Leaked Audio of SBC Leaders Shows Reluctance on Dealing With Sex...

Newly leaked audio clips from a Southern Baptist whistleblower appear to corroborate accusations Southern Baptist Convention leaders were reluctant to take action against churches accused of mishandling abuse.
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UPDATE: Pastor James Coates and GraceLife Church Files To Get Building Back and to...

GraceLife Church has filed with the court asking to immediately return to their building which currently has a police fence around it to keep them from using it for worship services.
Jeff Jansen

Pastor Jeff Jansen: Trump Will Be Reinstated Whether ‘People Like It or Not’

Pastor Jeff Jansen, a self-described prophet who was recently ousted by the ministry he founded, remains adamant that former President Trump will still have “back-to-back terms,” as “God promised.”
Dr. Charles Stanley

Is Dr. Charles Stanley Selling CBD Oil? In Touch Ministries Warns of ‘SCAM’

In Touch Ministries posted a 'SCAM ALERT' on their website warning people Dr. Charles Stanley's name was being used in an attempt steal people's private information.

Bethel Church Responds to Pastor’s Request for Clarification on Beliefs

About a year ago, I sent Bethel an email asking them to clarify a lot of the things that are being said about them. They finally began that process.

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Best of ChurchLeaders: Tim Mackie and Jon Collins on Why It’s...

BibleProject's Tim Mackie and Jon Collins say it's not surprising if people find the Bible hard to understand. "Most people," says Tim, "aren’t in the habit of reading ancient texts from across the planet from thousands of years ago, and that’s what the Bible is."