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How to Pastor in the Age of Sexual Abuse Accusations

The tidal wave of sexual abuse accusations calls for pastors to take action—quickly.
Texas Church Shooting

26 Killed in Texas Church Shooting—Including Pastor’s Daughter

At least 26 people have died and about 20 are injured after a gunman opened fire today during a service at First Baptist Church...
Jerry Falwell Jr.

Ousted Activist: Jerry Falwell Jr. ‘afraid of free speech’

"What precisely is Jerry Falwell Jr. afraid of? He openly encourages students to carry weapons, but is afraid of public prayer from Christians who openly embrace nonviolence,” Jonathan Martin asked after he was kicked off Liberty's campus Monday evening.
LGBTQ Policy

Are You Ready for Your Church to Be Scored on Its LGBTQ Policy?

Some higher profile churches like Willow Creek, Hillsong NYC, and Saddleback have already been scored on their LGBTQ policies.
Willow Creek Succession

On the Cutting Edge of Leadership: Willow Creek Announces Bill Hybels’ Successors

Even more than this decision being significant for its egalitarian implications, it is also a step toward a different kind of leadership structure for the church.
Take a Knee

Thousands of Christian Women Take a Knee on National Mall

The women decided to take a knee. It wasn't political. But it was Christian.
Grace City Las Vegas

After the Shooting: Las Vegas Pastor Has Never Seen the City So Open to...

A Las Vegas pastor shares his thoughts on how the church can be the church to a city devastated by the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
3 Ways to Pray for Las Vegas: It’s a Powerful (Not Political) Act for Christians

3 Ways to Pray for Las Vegas: It’s a Powerful (Not Political) Act for...

"For us, #PrayForLasVegas is not a political act. It’s actually a powerful one."
Las Vegas

Faith Leaders Respond to Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

"The unthinkable and horrific acts of violence against innocent people in Las Vegas moves us to prayer immediately." - Ronnie Floyd
Racism

The Air Force Considers Racism an Issue Big Enough to Tank Its Mission. What...

Leadership at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) was outraged earlier this week after finding racial slurs on its preparatory school campus. So outraged...
Village Church transition megachurch

The Village Church Transition: Ushering in the End of the Megachurch Era?

“It doesn’t go well for the people of God when they stay in comfortable situations," Matt Chandler says.
Charlottesville

Clergy March in Silent Solidarity Against White Supremacist Protest in Charlottesville

According to the New York Times, "Hundreds of counter-protesters—religious leaders, Black Lives Matter activists and anti-fascist groups known as 'antifa'—quickly surrounded the crowd, singing spirituals, chanting and carrying their own signs."
Bus crash Madagascar

34 Samaritan’s Purse Volunteers and Students Killed in Madagascar Bus Crash

According to reports, the wreck occurred when the packed bus plunged about 65 feet down a steep ravine after it struggled to climb a steep hill.
harvest

Over 3,000 Decisions to Follow Jesus Made at Harvest America

In response to the message 2,904 attendees of the event indicated a decision to give their lives to Jesus, with 494 making commitments online.
Genocide

If There’s One Thing Republicans and Democrats Can Agree on, It’s the Dire Need...

"Religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria are persecuted groups, and...the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), [is] responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity and other atrocity crimes against several of these groups, including Christians and Yezidis.”
Coptic Christians Egypt

Emerging Details of Bus Attack That Claimed 29 Lives Point to Martyr-Like Faith of...

"If Egypt falls, so will the rest of the world,” Egyptian President Sisi says.
Egypt Coptic Christians

26 Christians in Egypt Killed by Gunman on their Way to Worship

On Friday, May 26, 2017, a bus carrying Coptic Christians to St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery came under fire.
Amazing Grace: The Power of Forgiveness in the Time of Grief

Children of Slain Robert Godwin Display Forgiveness of Jesus in CNN Interview

This type of forgiveness can only come from the power of Jesus Christ.
Anna Hayford

Anna Hayford, Wife of Jack Hayford of Church on the Way, Dies at 83

Anna Hayford’s grandson Mark says it was “fitting” that she passed on International Women’s Day.
Franklin Graham

Franklin Graham Thankful for Controversy in Canada Over Festival of Hope

“Thank you, Mr. Mayor. You’ve helped us with hundreds of thousands of dollars of publicity. I appreciate that,” Franklin Graham said in an interview.
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