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According to Barna Research, Millennials Aren’t to Blame for New Age Philosophies Creeping Into...

“What stood out most to us was how stark the shift was between the Boomer and Gen-Xer generations."
Chris Rock porn

Anti-Porn’s Latest (Unlikely) Spokesperson: Comedian Chris Rock

Explaining what went wrong with his marriage, Chris Rock references his three affairs, an inability to communicate and…an addiction to pornography.
Lecrae Rap

Lecrae on Rap: Is It a Cancer or a Cure?

Perhaps rap music, for those of us who are Church Leaders, can serve as a window into a marginalized culture the evangelical church has traditionally seen as a villain.
Ravi Zacharias Millennials

Ravi Zacharias: Millennials Have Abandoned the Church and Christian Sexual Ethics to Seek Answers...

Millennials "have come to the conclusion that there are no answers anywhere.”
Faith-Based Film

‘Generational Sins’ Pushes the Envelope With Profanity and Grit

"We live in an R-rated world, and covering up the darkness won't bring it into the light."
Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar: The Conflicted Sometimes-Prophet

"Our God is a loving God. Yes. He's a merciful God. Yes. But he's even more so a God of DISCIPLE. OBEDIENCE. A JEALOUS God."
10 Star Wars Quotes that (Might) Work in a Sermon

10 Star Wars Quotes That (Might) Work in a Sermon

“Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny.” — Yoda
Mandisa

Mandisa Shares Battle With Suicide on GMA: ‘God saved my life quite literally’

After a three-year battle with depression, Mandisa is back with a new album and new insight into the saving mercy of Christ.
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The Hashtag #ThingsOnlyChristianWomenHear Is Blowing Up Twitter and Pointing Out Misogyny in the Church

Dress modestly because men are too weak. Also men are in charge of you because they are spiritually superior #ThingsOnlyChristianWomenHear
spiritual but not religious

What Does the ‘Spiritual but Not Religious’ Crowd Actually Believe?

This isn’t the first time Christianity has interacted with an SBNR group, and it likely won't be the last.
Simone Biles

Simone Biles’ Dance to ‘Good, Good Father’ Is Incredibly Personal and God-Focused

This Olympian just brought Father God into the spotlight on the television show "Dancing With the Stars," and it was stunning.
The Case for Christ

In a Culture Wary of Fake News, ‘The Case for Christ’ Rings True

According to the movie’s website, it has received an A+ rating from CinemaScore—an accomplishment only two movies a year, on average, achieve.
Abortion

Meet the Outspoken Christian Doctor Who Believes Abortion Is Morally Right

“If you’ve never lived with your back against the wall,” Dr. Parker says, “you won’t get why a woman would go to any length to end a pregnancy they do not want.”
Love Jesus Not the Church

Barna Study Introduces Us to the ‘I Love Jesus but Not the Church’ Crowd

A growing number of people are holding onto their faith but ditching institutionalized church for reasons you may not be familiar with.
Racial Reconciliation

LifeWay Research: Concerning Racial Reconciliation, Pastors Need to Talk Less and Do More

"It seems like most congregations are eager for somebody else to do the work of reconciliation rather than embrace it for themselves."
Benedict Option

What Pastors Need to Know About the Benedict Option

The evangelical response to the book has varied, but many have found themselves largely agreeing with Dreher’s assessment of the problem, but ambivalent about his solution.
Mike Pence Billy Graham Rule

Mike Pence, the ‘Billy Graham Rule’ and How Not to Exclude Women

If you’re not a woman, you might have a hard time seeing how this rule, intended to stave off sexual temptation and protect marriage, might have a “negative impact on women.”
White Evangelicals

New Study Quantifies White Evangelicals’ Outlying Views

The gap in thinking between white evangelicals and their Christian peers seems to be widening.
pastors

Reversing the Credibility Crisis Pastors Face: Suggestions from Barna Research

1 in 5 adults in the U.S. feel that pastors are not influential or credible. Only 24 percent of U.S. adults hold a “very positive” option of pastors in general. Nineteen percent hold a “negative” opinion, and nine percent hold a “very negative” opinion.
Carl Lentz

Carl Lentz’s Bold Statement on Dr. Oz: Look to the Designer of Life for...

“A new diet will change your day. But praying to the King of heaven and earth will change your soul."
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Snoop Dogg Is Releasing a Gospel Album. This Is Why the...

“It’s always been on my heart, I just never got around to it 'cause I always be doing gangster business or doin’ this or doin’ that,” the 45-year-old rapper said in a radio interview.

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