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Southern Baptist Dwight McKissic to Leave Texas Group Over Critical Race Theory Stance

The Rev. Dwight McKissic, the Black Baptist pastor who has successfully pushed his denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention, to issue resolutions criticizing the Confederate flag and to condemn white supremacy, is pulling his church out of one of two of his state's SBC-affiliated conventions.
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Biden Administration ‘Committed to Codifying’ Roe v. Wade

“The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to codifying Roe v. Wade and appointing judges that respect foundational precedents like Roe,” a statement from the new President's office reads.
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ND Child Abuse Reporting Bill Gets Pushback from Catholic Leaders

A bill introduced in the North Dakota state legislature could remove "clergy-penitent privilege," requiring clergy members to report child abuse even if they learn about it while acting in the capacity of a spiritual advisor. 
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Alabama Pastor Ed Litton, Known for Racial Reconciliation Work, Joins SBC Presidential Race

The Rev. Ed Litton, an Alabama pastor known for his work on racial reconciliation, will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Convention this summer.
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88% of the 117th Congress Identifies as Christian

In a recent report titled Faith on the Hill, Pew Research Center states that 468 out of 531 members of the United States' new 117th Congress describe themselves as Christian.
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Second Petition Calls for Franklin Graham’s Firing, This Time Over ‘Complicity’ in Capitol Riots

Faithful America's petition calls on board members of Samaritan's Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to fire Franklin Graham, their president and CEO. The petition says Graham was complicit in the January 6th Capitol Riots via his support of Trump's claim the election had been stolen.
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The Summit Church Admits Falling ‘Short of the Mark’ in Vetting Bryan Loritts’ Handling...

The Summit Church, the North Carolina megachurch helmed by Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President J.D. Greear, has hired an independent firm to investigate concerns regarding Pastor Bryan Loritts, a recent hire from Tennessee.
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Ed Young Announces Death of Daughter, LeeBeth, at Age 34

LeeBeth Young, daughter of Texas megachurch pastors Ed and Lisa Young, passed away Monday, Jan. 18, at the age of 34.

QAnon Believers Finding It Harder to ‘Trust The Plan’ After Inauguration Day

For years, legions of QAnon conspiracy theory adherents encouraged one another to “trust the plan" as they waited for the day when President Donald Trump would orchestrate mass arrests, military tribunals and executions of his Satan-worshipping, child-sacrificing enemies.
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Biden at Inauguration: Democracy Has Been Tested and Has Prevailed

The ceremony had a somber yet hopeful tone and did not shy away from mentioning the challenges the country is currently facing. 
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Report: 750 Massacred at Church in War-Torn Region of Ethiopia

An estimated 750 people were massacred at the Maryam Tsiyon Church in Aksum, Ethiopia, according to a report. The church is in Tigray, a region that has been ravaged by violence since last November and which remains unstable.
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An Urgent Call to Every Christian in the USA on Inauguration Day

Here is the urgent call to every Christian in the United States of America on the day of the presidential inauguration: Pray for your new president and vice president.
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Will Biden Roll Back Trump’s Pro-Life Policies on Day One?

It is possible that one of the Biden administration's first acts will be to roll back the Trump administration's restrictions on taxpayer-funded abortions.
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Faith Leaders Unite Virtually to Pray for Inauguration

Several gatherings and events featuring inauguration prayers are planned or already underway ahead of Joe Biden’s installation as the 46th U.S. president on Wednesday.
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We Could Get Back to the Worship ‘we are all longing for’ by Fall,...

According to Dr. Fauci, Americans could be back to “normal” worship by mid-fall of this year. But whether or not that happens depends on a few factors.
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COVID-19 Fuels Quick Push for Kansas Anti-Abortion Measure

Pro-life advocates are moving with unusual speed to put a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the Kansas state constitution on the ballot.
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Barna: Black Churches Offer Comfort, Sense of Empowerment

In a new report about the “State of the Black Church,” the Barna Group revealed data underscoring the vital legacy and ongoing role of historically Black U.S. congregations.
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March for Life Now to Be Held Virtually Due to Concerns About Security, COVID-19

This year’s National March for Life will no longer be taking place in person due to concerns about security and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Tim Tebow Wanted to Tell Kids About Jesus—So He Wrote a New Book

Tim Tebow's book, "Bronco and Friends," follows Bronco and his friends as they encourage one another on their way to a party. Tebow says he wrote the newly released children's book in the hope of sharing the gospel with kids.
Joanne Rogers

Joanne Rogers, Widow of ‘Mr. Rogers,’ Is Dead at Age 92

Joanne Rogers, the widow of the star of the children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” died at the age of 92 on Thursday, Jan. 14.
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SBC Pastor: Jezebel Was Not a Role Model. Neither Is Kamala...

Pastor Tom Buck sparked a firestorm last week when he drew a comparison between newly elected Vice President Kamala Harris and the pagan queen Jezebel.

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