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Redeemer Presbyterian Church in NYC Requiring Vaccinations to Sit on First Floor of Auditorium

Redeemer Presbyterian Church, which was formerly pastored by Tim Keller, has instituted a vaccination requirement to sit on the first floor of the auditorium at its downtown campus.

Children’s Spanking Paddle Decorated With Bible Verse Makes ‘Amazon’s Choice’ List

Amazon’s algorithm has placed a spanking paddle decorated with Proverbs 29:15 on its “Amazon’s Choice” list, prioritizing it in product searches and placing it on recommendation lists. 

Michigan Vigil Prays for Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti

More than 100 people gathered Sunday in a small Michigan town to pray for the safe release of a local family among 17 missionaries kidnapped by a gang in Haiti more than a week ago.

Steven Furtick Accused of Being a ‘False Teacher’ After Recent Facebook Post

Steven Furtick of Elevation Church has drawn theological criticism for statements he made in a recent Facebook. The post has since been deleted from Furtick's social media channels.

6 Candidates for US Senate in Ohio Vie for Evangelical Votes

As Republican Ohio Senator Rob Portman prepares to vacate his role, 6 candidates are eyeing his position. A key part of the winner's strategy will be effectively winning evangelical votes.

Lifeway Research: Few Pastors Left the Pulpit Despite Increased Pressure

According to new research, while pastors have faced increased stress during the pandemic, very few pastors have decided to leave the ministry.

‘It’s Not a Church’: BLM and Pride Flags Outside a Church Building Spark Debate

Church on Main, a small Presbyterian church in Middletown, Delaware, sparked online debate over the weekend for flying BLM and Pride flags on the outside of its building. 

UPDATE: Tomlin United Removes ‘VIP’ From Ticket Packages Following Criticism

The Tomlin United tour is no longer calling its ticket packages “VIP Experiences.” This change comes after the tour received criticism online.  

Gwen Shamblin Lara Accused of Being a Cult Leader in New HBO Docuseries

A new docuseries on HBO Max about controversial “Weigh Down Diet” author and Remnant Fellowship church founder Gwen Shamblin Lara aims to expose Lara as a cult leader and her church as abusive.

Pastor Preys on Homeless Americans to Profit off 60 Fake Marriages With Foreign Nationals

A Maryland pastor was charged for marriage and visa fraud after it was discovered that he would arrange fake marriages between foreign nationals and American citizens whom he financially exploited.

Christian Aid Ministries Clings to Faith as US Works on Haiti Kidnapping Case

As work to recover 17 missionaries enters its sixth day, Christian Aid Ministries asked supporters on Friday to pray and share stories with the victims' families of how their faith helped them through difficult times.

Historic Methodist Church Reflects on Its Racial History During Milestone Anniversary

250 years after Methodist preacher Francis Asbury arrived to the United States from Great Britain, the pastor of St. George's Church in Philadelphia reflects on the role St. George has played in the historic Black American church.

Georgia Pastor Indicted on COVID-19 Relief Fraud Charges

Georgia pastor Mack Devon Knight has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to stealing thousands of dollars in COVID-19 assistance funds and using some of the money to buy a luxury car.

Should Christians Sue One Another? Feud Between Stone and Moore Sparks Debate

Since news broke that Mike Stone is suing Russell Moore for $750k, many have been debating the ethics of one Christian bringing a lawsuit against another.

Please Pray: Stories of Persecution in Afghanistan Include Taliban Letter Targeting Christian Children

Let's not forget to pray for Afghanistan as disturbing stories continue to emerge, including one about a letter from the Taliban targeting children who have converted to "the obsolete religion of Christianity."

John Piper Points to ‘Freedom’ to Encourage Christians to Get Vaccinated

John Piper encouraged Christians to get the COVID-19 vaccine, addressing those who might be fearful of being "out of step with people they respect, and in step with people they don’t admire.”

Addison Resigns From SBC Executive Committee Staff

Greg Addison, executive vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, is stepping down. Addison notified Ronnie Floyd, SBC EC president and CEO, of his intention to step down on Oct. 15, according to an email sent to EC trustees and staff on Wednesday (Oct. 20).

Man Gets 11 Years in Prison for Drowning Daughter in Church

A Northern California man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for the 2016 drowning of his 4-year-old daughter in the baptismal pool of a Catholic church.

Gungor Announces New Music: ‘Worship for the Heretics’

Musical artist Michael Gungor recently took to Twitter to announce that his band will begin creating worship music again, this time for "the heretics and the outcasts."

Texans Will Vote in November on Whether Governments Can Limit Religious Services

(RNS) — Texas voters will decide on Election Day (Nov. 2) whether state and local governments can impose limits on religious services, such as...

Biden Sued Over Reversal of Trump-Era Abortion Referral Ban

Ohio’s top lawyer filed suit against the Biden administration, seeking to restore a Trump-era ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics that Biden reversed earlier this month.

Beth Moore, Part 1: How Galatians Is ‘Astonishingly Relevant’ to American...

“You name any issue on the table today in the church at large," says Beth Moore, "it's somewhere most likely reflected in [Galatians].”

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