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Marty Sampson Clarifies Faith Position: On ‘shaky ground’ But Not Lost, Yet

“If the truth is true, it will remain so regardless of my understanding of it. If I search it out, surely it will become even more clearly seen as the truth that it is."
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Missionary Facing Lawsuit Says She Does Not Have a ‘white savior complex’

An American missionary and founder of Serving His Children Health Facility in Uganda says she does not have a "white savior complex." She has been accused of harming children in Uganda by performing medical procedures on them while not being properly trained.
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Skillet Singer: ‘Cool’ Leaders Should Not Have the Most Influence In Christendom

Skillet’s lead singer, John L. Cooper, has written a Facebook post with his response to high profile leaders who have recently renounced Christianity. In it, he shares several insights and exhortations for Christians in light of what he perceives is happening in the church at large.
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God Is ‘a God of justice’: Manny Pacquiao Pushes Death Penalty in the Philippines

While debating whether or not reinstating the death penalty in the Philippines is a good idea, the subject of Jesus and the Bible came up. Manny Pacquiao has some interesting arguments.
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Cathy Promised to Be Faithful to Jesus as He Leads CFA

In the year 2000, Dan Cathy and his siblings, Bubba and Trudy, promised never to open Chick-fil-A on Sundays, to continue the company’s charitable work, and to be constant in their commitment to follow Jesus.
Christians in India

Pastor Dragged From Prayer Meeting, Beaten and Arrested in India

Christians in India are afraid to report a rise in the attacks against them at the hands of radical Hindu nationalists. A recent report gives a clue about why they are hesitant to go to the police.
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Hillsong’s Marty Sampson Says He’s Losing His Faith and He’s Not Bothered

“I’m genuinely losing my faith, and it doesn’t bother me. Like, what bothers me now is nothing,” former Hillsong worship leader Marty Sampson says.
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Mississippi Churches Offer Help After Immigration Raids

Following last week’s immigration raids on seven food-processing plants in Mississippi, congregations and religious organizations are providing food, shelter, and legal assistance for people in need.
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Pastors See Need for Racial Reconciliation More Than Other Christians

A study concerning racial reconciliation reveals two-thirds of pastors (65%) believe the effects of slavery continue to be felt today, while only half (50%) of practicing Christians agree with that belief.
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If You Haven’t Heard Bear Grylls Give a Pep Talk, You Need To

The storms of life are powerful teachers. At GLS 2019, Bear Grylls shared that he actually deals with self-doubt and insecurity on a regular basis and what he's learned about overcoming his fear.
Global Leadership Summit 2019

Top 50 Quotes From Global Leadership Summit 2019

“If you’re not dead, you’re not done!” Craig Groeschel said from the Global Leadership Summit 2019 stage.
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Back to School Means Back to the Bible for Some Districts

Several states have adopted legislation to allow the Bible in school elective classes. As school starts up again this year, some states will be testing the limits of the new legislation.
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Hostage Negotiator Chris Voss on the Skills Every Leader Needs

Strong negotiation skills are essential for leaders, says FBI veteran Chris Voss. Voss, who used to be the lead hostage negotiator for the FBI, started off the second day of the Global Leadership Summit 2019 by outlining a series of negotiation strategies all of us can use on a daily basis. 
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Danielle Strickland: This Is What Influential Leaders Know About Transformational Change

Speaking on the first day of the Global Leadership Summit 2019, Danielle Strickland emphasized two primary truths for leaders who want to bring about transformational change.
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Separating Myth From Truth in the Generations

Jason Dorsey of the Center for Generational Kinetics says the Millennial generation is splitting into two groups: mega-llennials and me-llennials.
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Fired Deputy Cites Billy Graham Rule as Reason for Firing

Manuel Torres, who has served as a deacon at East Sanford Baptist Church in Sanford, North Carolina, says his adherence to the so-called Billy Graham rule cost him his job as a sheriff's deputy.

Craig Groeschel: How to Let Your Constraints Drive Innovation

“So many leaders think better always costs more,” Craig Groeschel said in the opening session of Global Leadership Summit 2019. The pastor of Life.Church made a case for allowing our constraints to drive innovation.
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China’s New School Textbooks Get Rid of ‘God’ and ‘Bible’

The Chinese government has ramped up book censorship in China, publishing new versions of classic texts for children to read in school. The revised versions remove religious language, such as “Bible,” “God,” and “Christ."
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Beth Moore: Leaders Who Are Silent About White Supremacy Are Cowardly

Christian leader Beth Moore wants to know where all the other Christian leaders are to call out white supremacy in the wake of the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.
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Pastor Says ‘God sent me’ to Stop Man Attempting Suicide

A pastor named Maurice Hardwick stopped a man from committing suicide last weekend when Hardwick was driving, missed his exit, and then happened to see the man standing on a Metro Detroit freeway overpass.

Latest News

Churches Hit Home Run With Services in Ballparks and Stadiums as...

South Bend City Church—a 4-year-old church that draws on a number of Christian traditions for its music, messages and mantras — has been meeting at the minor league ballpark since the novel coronavirus pandemic threw a curveball into large gatherings like worship services.

New Podcasts

Esau McCaulley: Why Do We Treat Racism Differently Than Other Sins?

"If things like lust and greed and materialism are sins that recur," says Esau McCaulley, "then why wouldn't racism be a sin that recurred that requires the entirety of our energy?"