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Prison Reform Will Restore Hope, Dignity and Value to Inmates

Hundreds of Christian leaders are supporting prison reform legislation working its way through Congress.

Found Beneath This Ancient Qur’an Manuscript: the Bible

Faint Coptic letters were found behind the Arabic script in an ancient Qur'an palimpsest. Experts discovered the Coptic text was from the Old Testament’s Book of Deuteronomy—part of the Torah and the Christian Old Testament.

Artistic Reminder of Our Sacred Duty to the Poor Adds a New Location

The near life-size bronze sculpture titled "Jesus the Homeless" depicts Jesus as a homeless person sleeping on a bench. The statue has been described as a "visual translation" of the Gospel of Matthew passage in which Jesus tells his disciples, "As you did it to one of the least of my brothers, you did it to me"

California Pastors Are Worried. Here’s Why

Concern is growing among pastors and Christian counselors that California AB 2943, working its way through the state assembly, would put them at odds with the law if they hold to biblical standards of sexuality.

First Woman to Serve on Executive Leadership Team of AG

The Assemblies of God (AG) has just elected its first woman to serve on the AG Executive Leadership Team. On Monday, April 23, 2018,...

Housing Allowance Now in the Crosshairs of Atheists

Pastors are fighting back amidst efforts to strip them of their housing allowance tax exemption. More than 5,000 have already signed on to an Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) campaign defending the exemption.

New Allegations Surface in Bill Hybels Investigation

At a meeting last Friday night at Willow Creek Church, the board of elders told members that a new Bill Hybels investigation was about to begin amid more allegations of misconduct.

Arizona Pastor Placed on Leave for 40-Year-Old Abuse Allegations

The allegations surfaced after multiple women told the Modesto Bee that Les Hughey—who founded Highlands Church Scottsdale—victimized them while he was working as a youth pastor at First Baptist Church in Modesto, California, in the 1970s.

Bob Buford: Mega-Force Behind Megachurch Movement Dies at 78

In 1999, Bob Buford helped sell the family business interest in order to create philanthropic initiatives designed to serve churches.

More Churches to Be Built in Egypt

Egypt church buildings are about to increase as the country has legalized 166 churches making it easier for Christians to build houses of worship.  

Southwest’s Tammie Jo Shults: Hero, Pilot and Christian

Tammie Jo Shults is likely to become a household name after she managed to keep her cool and successfully land a Southwest Airlines plane...

Remembering the Wit and Candor of Barbara Bush

Never one to hide what was on her mind, several Barbara Bush quotes will be remembered for a long time.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush—Known for Her Faith—Dies at 92

Barbara Bush, wife of former President George H.W. Bush and mother of former President George W. Bush, has died at the age of 92. A...

A New Fissure in the Evangelical Movement

About 50 prominent evangelical leaders are attending an invitation-only gathering this week at Wheaton College to discuss the future of evangelicalism—more specifically, the condition of the movement and the divide that resulted from the election of President Donald Trump.

David Platt Asks: Why Is T4G ‘So White’?

David Platt asks a very pertinent question in his message at the T4G conference this year. “I don’t want to presume there are easy answers here,” Platt said gravely.

Jimmy Carter on the Progress of the Evangelical Church

You could say that former President Jimmy Carter has been on the cutting edge of progress for much of his life. This includes his...

Christian Metal Has Lost a Band. And the Church a Brother

When Underoath returned following a hiatus, the Christian Metal band announced it no longer identifies as a Christian band, and singer Spencer Chamberlain says he is no longer a Christian.

Arabs Are Looking to the Heavens to Find the Gospel

Evangelism can be difficult and dangerous for Christians in the Middle East, but Christian ministries are finding a new way to deliver the gospel. And people there are responding.

The Big Win in the War Against Sex Trafficking You Didn’t Hear About

President Trumps signs bipartisan bill into law that lets state law enforcement officials pursue websites that knowingly host sex trafficking content and allow victims to sue such sites for damages.

Students Protest the Killing of a Fourth of Their Generation

Pro-life students from hundreds of high schools and colleges across America participated in the National Pro-Life Walkout to protest abortion in the U.S. Event organizers also called for the defunding of Planned Parenthood.

UPDATED: SWBTS Announces Adam Greenway’s Resignation Following Social Media News Leak

Thursday evening, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) twitterverse was chirping about the possibility of a big forthcoming announcement pertaining to the possible resignation of SWBTS president Adam Greenway.

Charlie Dates: Why Your Church Needs To Identify and Raise Up...

Charlie Dates joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss what makes preaching compelling and the role local churches play in cultivating preachers for the pulpit.

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