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Southern Baptist Convention Loses Nearly 78K Members in 2016

The Southern Baptist Convention is experiencing its "lowest number of baptisms since 1946, the lowest membership since 1990 and the lowest worship attendance since 1996."
China

Church in China Razed, Members Beaten and Imprisoned by Chinese Officials Over Arbitrary Fee

One witness likened the violence displayed by Chinese officials to the notoriously brutal Japanese invaders during WWII.
Indonesia

Three Indonesian Soccer Players Show Us All How to Practice Religious Harmony

Speaking to Indonesia’s Kompas newspaper, Christian player Yabes Roni said, “Even though we all come from different religions and ethnicities, we’re all one.”
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.”
U2

U2 Performs ‘Gospel Song With a Restless Spirit’ on Prime Time TV With Choir

U2 delivers a beautiful performance that feels more like a church offertory than pop music.
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Former ‘Terrible Racist’ Finds Jesus and Apologizes to Black Church

“It is thanks to Jesus and the Holy Spirit alone that I have been cleansed of my former racism.”
Coptic Church 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

29 Christians in Egypt Killed by Gunmen on their Way to Worship

On Friday, May 26, 2017, a bus carrying Coptic Christians to St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery came under fire.
Millennials Barna

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."
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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.
pro-life

The Way This Pregnant Teen Was Treated at Christian School Points to a Problem...

“Honestly, that makes me feel like maybe the abortion would have been better. Then they would have just forgiven me, rather than deal with this visible consequence.”
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.
Parents on Mission prison

‘Parents on Mission’ Program Seeks to Break Cycle of Sin and ‘Criminality’ in Families...

“I love her with a full heart. I don’t want my daughter to be in here,” inmate Charles Sachaeffer says.
Church Signs

These Church Signs Will Slay You (in the Spirit)

"It's lent. Get your ash in church."
HB_Charles

SBC Takes Another Step Toward Shaking Its Racist Legacy with Nomination of H.B. Charles...

"We really are brothers in a fraternity. Our convention is very diverse. This will help show how diverse we really are."
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.”
Trump Liberty Convocation

Trump at Liberty: ‘In America we don’t worship government; we worship God’—Credits God and...

“I want to thank you because boy did you come out and vote... Boy oh boy—you voted!"
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."
Religious Liberties

Faith-Healing Related Deaths of Children Begs the Question: Where Do We Draw the Line...

"All I see is an aggressive campaign against Christianity in general, it's amazing to me in this day and age where Muslims get soft pedaled and Christians are under attack. It just blows my mind.”
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