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What Did You Think About the Super Bowl Halftime Show?

The Super Bowl halftime show featuring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira has sparked a heated debate online. Some are praising it as an example of female empowerment, while others are criticizing it as being tantamount to soft-core porn.

COE Walks Back Statement on Traditional Marriage, Kind of

Leaders in the Church of England are attempting to walk a statement back that affirmed the church's view on traditional marriage. Now leaders are saying the statement "jeopardised trust" unnecessarily.

Chiefs Kingdom Champs Keep the Faith—On Field and Off

It's the first Super Bowl victory for the Chiefs Kingdom in 50 years. For some Chiefs players, it's nothing short of an answer to prayer.

Chan: I Don’t Care If You Are Catholic or Baptist, Just If You Love Jesus

Francis Chan doesn't care whether people call themselves Baptists or Catholics, and he's not even on a crusade to promote ecumenism. What he really cares about is whether people know Jesus.

What Is It Like to Be a Team Chaplain for the NFL?

Marcellus Casey, team chaplain for the Kansas City Chiefs, says there is a sense of camaraderie among NFL chaplains. “We all love each other, we cheer each other on, we pray for each other. Go Chiefs, go 49ers—let God’s will be done.” 

No Christian Funerals, Says Chinese Communist Party

Chinese funerals cannot be Christian funerals, says the Chinese Communist Party, which is expected to release new religious regulations on February 1.

Leaders of Apollo Quiboloy’s Church Charged With Trafficking

An FBI investigation into human trafficking and immigration fraud culminated in Wednesday’s arrest of three U.S. leaders of Apollo Quiboloy's Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KOJC) church in Los Angeles.

Violence in Plateau State, Nigeria Escalates with more Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Attacks

Herdsmen killed 17 people in Marish and Ruboi villages in Nigeria on Monday after killing 15 people in an attack on Kwatas on Sunday (Jan. 26), bringing the death count to 32

Erwin Brothers ‘Still Believe’ in Moviemaking Dreams

Thanks to the success of their 2018 hit movie I Can Only Imagine, Andrew Erwin and Jon Erwin—known as the Erwin Brothers—have experienced what they call “enormous opportunities.” Yet they admit this career turning point wouldn’t have happened without earlier failures and lots of soul-searching.

Kobe Bryant Went to Church One Last Time Before He Died

Kobe Bryant's Catholic faith helped him through some seriously hard times. It appears the basketball star even went to church to pray before the ill-fated helicopter flight.

Should You Allow Registered Sex Offenders in Church?

A new bill from Tennessee Representative Patsy Hazlewood raises the question of how ministry leaders should deal with registered sex offenders in church.

J.D. Greear Urges Caution: Patterson Was Fired for a Reason

“I advise any Southern Baptist church to consider [Patterson's termination from SWBTS] before having Dr. Patterson preach or speak and to contact trustee officers if additional information is necessary,” J.D. Greear says.

2015 Charleston Church Shooter Appeals His Death Sentence

The young man responsible for killing nine people in the 2015 Charleston Church Massacre is appealing his case. Church shooter Dylann Roof was found...

TobyMac Performs for the First Time Since His Son’s Death

For the first time since his son's untimely death, TobyMac has rejoined the TobyMac Tour. The Christian artist performed Saturday night and had a message of encouragement for the audience.

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Rejected by Palestine

Trump's Middle East Peace proposal calls for a Palestinian state, but not for four years, and only after certain conditions have been met. Palestinian officials balked at the plan even before it was released.

7 Venues in UK Refuse Franklin Graham After LGBTQ Pressure

ACC Liverpool has become the first of seven venues to cancel or refuse to sign contracts ahead of the upcoming Franklin Graham tour in the U.K. The cancellations come as a result of continued pressure from LGBTQ advocates, who have called Graham "homophobic" and a "hate preacher."

Bill Hybels’ Mentor, ‘Dr. B’, Accused of Sexual Misconduct

An accusation of sexual misconduct has surfaced involving Dr. Gilbert Bilezikian, a mentor of Bill Hybels. Bilezikian, or “Dr. B” as he is often...

Demi Lovato: I Was Looking for God in All the Wrong Places

In a recent Demi Lovato interview, the singer shared how in the time since she was hospitalized for a drug overdose, she has started attending church and looking for her happiness in God and other meaningful relationships.

Paula White’s Strange Prayer Doesn’t Make Sense to Most People

A clip of Pastor Paula White went viral over the weekend. In the clip, White prays against the marine kingdom, the animal kingdom, and "Satanic pregnancies."

Christian Leaders Respond to Kobe Bryant’s Death

"Such sudden losses bring all of us into the sobering reality of an appointment we will all have to keep & the vaporous span of life," Ravi Zacharias said about Kobe Bryant's death.

Adam Wyatt: How To Be a Biblical Patriot, Not a Christian...

Dr. Adam Wyatt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the Bible supports the idea of loving one’s country–but not nationalism–and how pastors can navigate this volatile topic.

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