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Greg Laurie: Pray for a Millennial Jesus Movement

Greg Laurie came to faith in Christ during the Jesus Movement of the 1970s. Now he is praying that Millennials and Generation Z would experience their own revival similar to the Jesus Movement.

SBC Seeks to Strengthen Female Leaders by Launching New Network

If you are a female leader within the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), you should know that on March 25, the SBC launched the Women’s Leadership Network (WLN) with the goal of encouraging and strengthening women across the denomination.

Yet Another Church Forced to Close in China

The Chinese government is continuing its persecution of Christians by shutting down yet another underground church in China. On March 23, authorities closed Shouwang Church and its affiliates, seizing the church’s belongings.

Joni Eareckson Tada Hospitalized After Cancer Treatments

Following an intense round of radiation treatments for breast cancer, Joni Eareckson Tada has been hospitalized. She is asking her followers for prayers.

Rachael Denhollander Shares the Backstory of Her Abuse

In a recent speech at New York University, lawyer and former gymnast Rachael Denhollander revealed that her childhood experiences in church set the stage for her later victimization by Larry Nassar.

Church Helps Free 900 Families From Medical Debt, No Strings Attached

A church in Annapolis, Maryland, partnered with RIP medical debt to remove the burden of debt off of 900 families in the area.

Women Suffer More, Says New Report on Christian Persecution

Open Doors has released a study evaluating the similarities and differences in how Christian men and women are persecuted. The researchers have found that global Christian suffering is gender specific and that, overall, women experience a greater degree and complexity of persecution than men do.

Hundreds of Christians Dead in Nigeria as Violence Continues

Last Monday, terrorist group Boko Haram attacked the town of Michika in the Nigerian state of Adamawa. This attack is only one of many recent ones from Boko Haram and militant Fulani herdsmen across Nigerian states, including Kaduna, and Christians are often the targets.

Study: Faith Practices Have Powerful Benefits for Teens

What are the benefits of religion on teens? Pretty high. According to an extensive study, church and youth group participation has a “protective” effect on adolescence.

U.K. Officials Cite Scripture to Deny Iranian Man Asylum

Earlier this week, British officials refused to grant asylum to an Iranian man who had converted from from Islam to Christianity.

Court Victory: Pastors Can Keep Housing Allowance

The housing allowance for church ministers, which represents an estimated tax savings of $700 million yearly, is safe—for now.

Christians, Bikers ‘Haka for Hope’ to Protect Muslims

Many came together Wednesday evening to show their love and support for the community of Christchurch, New Zealand, in the aftermath of the deadly shootings that occurred at two local mosques last Friday.

LifeWay Is Closing Its Remaining 170 Stores This Year

Those looking for a LifeWay store will be disappointed to know the 128-year-old bookstore chain is shuttering its remaining 170 locations this year and moving all its sales online.

40 Preschoolers Sing ‘Jesus Loves Me,’ Escape Tornado Unscathed

Forty preschoolers and 10 staff members were in Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Paducah, Kentucky, when a tornado struck, causing major damage to the building. The staff helped the children to stay calm by having them sing “Jesus Loves Me.” Remarkably, no one was hurt.

The Bill That Aims to Thwart Church-Hopping Sexual Offenders

Sexual predators that practice church hopping could potentially be thwarted with a new bill proposed by Texas lawmakers. Designed with help from Southern Baptist pastors, the law would take the legal pressure off churches to give good references for former employees.

Francis Chan Responds to Accusations He Is ‘Leading People to the Wolves’

Former pastor Francis Chan has ignited controversy by speaking on February 23rd at The Send conference, a stadium event that included, among others, speakers Mike Bickle and Todd White. It didn't help that Chan was photographed with televangelist Benny Hinn.

Harvest Bible Chapel’s Accreditation Suspended With ECFA

The financial watchdog of evangelical churches, ECFA, has suspended Harvest Bible Chapel's accreditation. Many are saying the move comes way too late and are even calling the ECFA's competency into question over their delay.

For the Second Time, Azusa Pacific University Lifts LGBTQ Ban

For the second time in less than a year, Azusa Pacific University has announced it is lifting its ban on homosexual relationships, this time with approval from its Board of Trustees.

Did Improper Voting Skew the UMC’s Homosexuality Vote?

The landmark United Methodist General Conference vote concerning homosexuality is the subject of concern after investigators found some people who voted were ineligible to do so.

Human ‘Bone Church’ in Need of Reconstruction

Sedlec Ossuary contains the bones of 40,000 people, most of whom died between the plague of the 13th century and the Crusades of the 15th.

Leonard Sweet: Church Leaders, God Has Given You This Moment—Don’t Miss...

Dr. Leonard Sweet joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what our current cultural “volcanoes” mean for the church and why he sees hope amid the chaos.

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