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‘This Is Not What I Signed Up For.’ Unsettling Exodus of Pastors Leaving the...

Pastors' coach Dan White Jr. shared he knows 28 pastors leaving the ministry just this year; other experts reveal they are seeing the same trend.

Brutal Attack on Chicago Pastor and Wife: Attacker Gouged Eyes and Bit off Parts...

The pastor's daughter said, “This is not a dream, this is not a movie, this is not an episode of a crime show...My parents’ hearts are so big. My parents’ love is overflowing. We don’t know why this happened.”

LifeSiteNews Has Been Permanently Banned From Another Social Media Platform

Facebook has permanently disabled the page of LifeSiteNews, a media outlet that has an emphasis on pro-life and Christian content.
Jack Brewer

Former NFL Player Jack Brewer Wants to Restore God & Discipline to Schools

Former NFL player Jack Brewer is launching the Serving Institute, a faith-based program he says will return the much-needed “fear of God” and “fear of authority” to America’s classrooms.
ordaining women

Welcoming Women Pastors — Christian and Missionary Alliance Considers Ordaining Women

Currently, the Christian and Missionary Alliance does not ordain women, but consecrates and licenses women for ministry. That policy, however, could be changing soon.

G-7 Calls Out China Over Uyghur Rights at Virus-Shadowed Meeting

The top G-7 diplomats meeting in London said they were “deeply concerned” by China's treatment of the Uyghur Muslim population and other minorities, which includes mass internment in “re-education” camps, forced labor and forced sterilization.
Josh Duggar

Josh Duggar Released on Bail Pending Trial on Felony Child Pornography Charges

A judge ruled Wednesday that Josh Duggar will be released from jail as he awaits the trial of his felony child pornography case.
Laura Lentz

‘The Darkest Valley of My Life’ — Laura Lentz Posts After Husband’s Firing From...

Laura Lentz returns to social media six months after her husband Carl Lentz and she were fired from Hillsong Church East Coast because of his infidelity.

3,000 Covid Deaths Each Day — United Methodists Send Grants to Fight COVID-19 in...

The United Methodist Committee on Relief will assist two partners in India to provide ventilators, hospital beds, money and more to help combat the dire COVID-19 crisis there.
sexuality and gender

A Gender-Neutral Homecoming Court? Church Leaders Weigh In on Our Cultural Moment

The trend to make homecoming courts gender-neutral is just one of many cultural shifts that emphasize the need for church leaders to engage well with their congregants’ beliefs about sexuality and gender. 

Pastor’s Podcast ‘Cross Over Q’ Challenges QAnon, Comforts Its Victims

In late January, the pastor launched a podcast called “Cross Over Q” to open a conversation about QAnon with his fellow Christians, who number among Q’s adherents.
vaccine exemption

UPDATE: Connecticut’s Religious Anti-Vaxxers File Suit

Connecticut will no longer allow a religious exemption from childhood immunization requirements for schools, colleges and day care facilities, becoming the sixth state to end that vaccine exemption policy.
refugee ceiling

Biden Raises Refugee Ceiling, and Faith-Based Groups Brace for Rebuilding Work

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Faith-based refugee resettlement groups are celebrating President Joe Biden’s decision to raise the number of refugees allowed into the U.S. for...
Shawn Johnson East

‘I Spent Half of Church Crying’— Shawn Johnson East’s Relatable Confession About Mom Guilt

If there’s one thing that every mom can relate to, it’s mom guilt. For Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson East, the mom guilt was REAL on Sunday morning.
D.C. Bible Reading Marathon

Congress Members Join 5-Day Continuous D.C. Bible Reading Marathon at the U.S. Capitol

Senator Ted Cruz started off the D.C. Bible Reading Marathon saying, "Now more than ever we turn toward the Word of God to light our way."
Noah Trout

UPDATE: Couple Arrested in the Church Nursery Abduction of 2-Year-Old Noah Trout, Church Speaks...

Two-year-old Noah Trout, was taken from Ripplemead, Virginia's Riverview Baptist Church's nursery on the Sunday morning during a worship service. He has since been found safe.
mental health

The Surprising Way This Group of Nuns Provides Mental Health Ministry

You can see in the numbers how much mental health was just a real concern. These nuns are not psychologists and they needed extra help. Here's what they're using today.
sanctuary city

200 Local Churches Help Lubbock, Texas, Become a Sanctuary City for the Unborn

The city of Lubbock, Texas, has just passed an ordinance making it a sanctuary city for the unborn and the twenty-sixth U.S. city to outlaw abortion.
Jerry Falwell

UPDATE: Jerry Falwell Jr. Cancels the ‘Real’ Liberty Graduation Party at Family Farm Due...

Former Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr., made an appearance at a gathering that included students over the weekend where he invited attendees to the “real Liberty graduation” at his own house next month.
James P. Long

James P. Long — Longtime Editor of Outreach Magazine Has Passed From This Life...

It is with heavy hearts that we must announce that Outreach magazine’s beloved and longtime editor, James P. Long, died unexpectedly of heart failure.

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Sean McDowell: Scripture Is Very Clear About God’s Design for Sexuality

When it comes to sexuality and gender identity, “We're committed to Scripture," says Sean McDowell, "but we are [also] committed to loving people sacrificially.”