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Trey Burton

NFL Tight End Trey Burton Baptizes 6-Year-Old Son Outside Local Church

Trey Burton got in a pool of water outside of his Tampa church to baptize his son Jaxon. The proud papa blessed and baptized his 6-year-old, and afterwards took to Twitter and Instagram saying, “My little man is FOREVER CHANGED!”
reaume

Church in Canada Fined $83K for Meeting for In-Person Worship

A church in Canada has been fined $83,000 dollars for exceeding government limitations on in-person worship on Jan. 24. Senior pastor Jacob Reaume says that Jesus is worth the cost.
Stewart-Allen Clark

Wives Who ‘Let Themselves Go” Cause Husbands to Stray, Preaches Missouri Pastor

Pastor Stewart-Allen Clark of First General Baptist Church in Malden, Missouri, is trending on social media and making national news for preaching a sermon in February suggesting that wives who "let themselves go" is the reason husbands stray sexually.
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Barna: Online Prayer May Now Be Key to Building Faith

As churches figure out the post-pandemic “new normal,” one key to building faith and connections may be online prayer times. That’s a conclusion from the Barna Group’s latest study in its “State of Digital Church” project.
Xavier Becerra

GOP Takes Aim at Biden’s Health Care Pick on Abortion Rights

Xavier Becerra, President Joe Biden’s pick for health secretary. is taking heat from Republicans for his actions in support of abortion rights. They want to define him — and the new administration — as out of the mainstream.

Police in India Allow Attack on Churches, Then Arrest Christians

Armed Hindu extremists in Madhya Pradesh, India, disrupted worship services at two churches on Feb. 7, beat congregation members and pressured police to arrest more than 20 Christians on suspicion of forcible conversion, sources said.
xxxchurch

Anti-Porn XXXchurch Site Owner’s Message: ‘Things Aren’t Getting Better’

XXXchurch has a new owner with a renewed vision and message for church leaders. XXXchurch is a Christian ministry that has helped thousands of people battle pornography addiction by providing online resources, support, and community.
Global Methodist Church

Global Methodist Church Set to Split From Denomination Over LGBTQ Issues

Traditionalists committed to leaving The United Methodist Church have chosen Global Methodist Church as the name for the denomination they plan to launch. LGBTQ issues in the church have led to traditionalists leaving the existing denomination.
voddie baucham update

Update: Voddie Baucham Expected to Make a Full Recovery

Dr. Voddie Baucham said that he had come "within an hour or so of death," while traveling to seek treatment in Florida after discovering last week that he was experiencing "full-blown heart failure."
Dolly Parton

Tennessee May Name Dolly Parton’s “Amazing Grace” a State Song

The version of “Amazing Grace” sung by country music legend and philanthropist Dolly Parton soon may become an official state song in Tennessee.
Johnson & Johnson

New Orleans Archdiocese Urges Catholics to Avoid New Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

The Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans has declared the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson “morally compromised” and asked Catholics to avoid it if given the choice, citing concerns about the use of cells with distant ties to abortion “in development and production.”
Bethany Christian Services

Bethany Christian Services to Allow LGBTQ Couples to Adopt and Foster Children

Bethany Christian Services, the country’s largest Protestant adoption and foster care agency, will begin serving LGBTQ couples, a significant change for the evangelical outfit and a sign of the growing cultural shift.
abortion rights

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Preserve Abortion Rights

Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday signed a bill to shore up abortion rights in New Mexico, saying a woman has the right to make decisions about her own body.
Santa Clara

SCOTUS Tells Santa Clara They Cannot Enforce COVID-19 Indoor Church Ban

On Friday February 26, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Santa Clara County churches in California, and rejected the county's ban on indoor worship services due to their COVID-19 restrictions.
vince vitale

As Zacharias Institute Leaders Apologize, Ravi’s Son Still Pushing Back

In response to the independent investigation into Ravi Zacharias, some RZIM employees, such as Vince Vitale and his wife, Joanna, are issuing apologies. But Zacharias's son, Nathan, has started a blog defending his father.
Luis Palau

Prayers Requested for Luis Palau in Hospice Care Now

The family of Evangelist Luis Palau, who is known as the Billy Graham of Latin America, sent Christian radio network Air1 an update on the beloved preacher's health last week.
blasphemy case

Pakistani Court Grants Bail to Christian in Blasphemy Case

After hearing his blasphemy case, a Pakistani court granted bail to a Christian man convicted while still a teenager of insulting Islam by posting a picture of Islam's holiest site on social media.
John Baker

Rick Warren Pays Tribute to Celebrate Recovery Co-Founder John Baker

Rick Warren said that his longtime friend John Baker never stopped growing in faith and worked tirelessly for the benefit of other people. “He literally impacted millions of people through Celebrate Recovery,” said Warren.
Equality Act

The Equality Act Is the Most Significant Threat to Religious Liberty in a Generation

While discrimination toward people created in the image of God should, indeed, be opposed, the Equality Act does so in ways that significantly disregard religious liberty concerns.
mandate covid vaccines

Should Churches Mandate COVID Vaccines for Their Staff?

As vaccines for COVID-19 become more widely available, churches, institutions and organizations are discussing whether to mandate COVID vaccines for employees. Debates are underway...
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Dr. Larry Crabb, Christian Counselor, Spiritual Adviser and Author, Has Passed...

Christian counselor, author, and teacher Dr. Larry Crabb passed away on Feb. 28 at the age of 77. His ministry, Larger Story, said that he "can now testify to the unspeakable joy and unlimited goodness of God. It truly is well with his soul."

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