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Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement From Supreme Court

The retirement of Anthony Kennedy will allow President Donald Trump to nominate a successor who could create the most conservative court in generations and put the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion-rights ruling at risk.
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Supreme Court Strikes Down California Law That Forced Pro-Life Clinics to Promote Abortion

In NIFLA v. Becerra the Supreme Court ruled that the California law was a violation of the First Amendment by compelling speech that violated the religious beliefs of pro-life centers.
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Rick Warren to Priests: How to Maintain Your Moral Integrity

Rick Warren spoke to a group of priests in New York explaining how to recognize temptation and maintain one's moral integrity.
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Simple Tweet Results in $50,000 Donation From Ivanka Trump

Texas pastor tweets about his church's efforts to help immigrant children—gets huge donation from Ivanka Trump.
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86 Killed in Nigeria After Muslim Herders Attack on Christian Farmers

In the latest episode in the Nigeria conflict, 86 people were killed in an attack by suspected Muslim nomadic herders against Christian farming communities in the center of the country.
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Greear Calls for SBC to ‘Decouple’ From the Republican Party

SBC President J. D. Greear said evangelicals have taken the gospel and encumbered it with too much specificity on political positions where there is room for disagreement.
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Can You Identify Facts in a News Story? Many Americans Can’t

The Pew Research study found that people were more likely to think news statements are factual when the statements appeal to their side, even if the statements were opinions. The findings address concerns about fake news.
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Steve Scalise Thanking God and Playing Baseball Again

One year ago Rep. Steve Scalise was shot by a gunman while practicing for a baseball game among lawmakers. He almost died.
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End to Separations at the Border in Sight With Executive Order

The executive order would allow families to be detained together but would not stop the "zero tolerance" immigration policy of charging people with a misdemeanor for entering illegally. Under the policy, families would be held in immigration detention together and escalates hearings for families in detention, putting them at the head of the line, to speed up processing.
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Controversial Conference Hopes to Embrace ‘Gay Christians’

The Revoice conference mission is to encourage, support and empower gay Christians and other same-sex-attracted Christians so they can experience the life-giving character of the historic, Christian sexual ethic.
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Ted Cruz: ‘This Must Stop. Now’

Senator Ted Cruz has announced a plan to introduce a comprehensive emergency immigration policy that will keep families and parents together after they are detained for trying to illegally enter the country.
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600 United Methodists Accuse Jeff Sessions of Child Abuse

The group accuses Sessions and the immigration policy of child abuse in reference to separating young children from their parents and holding them in mass incarceration facilities; immorality; racial discrimination and “dissemination of doctrines contrary to the established standards of doctrines” of The United Methodist Church.
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Interview With Senator Lankford: What to Do About Immigration?

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) recently sat down to chat with ChurchLeaders about immigration reform. Many evangelical leaders have expressed concern over the Trump administration's...
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Jeff Sessions’ Message of Correction to ‘Church Friends’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions used Scripture to defend the Trump administration’s approach to illegal immigrants, which has prosecuted numerous asylum-seeking adults and consequently separated...
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This Is What Made Pence’s Speech at the SBC So Controversial

The Southern Baptist Convention wrapped up its 2018 Annual Meeting yesterday in Dallas, Texas. Messengers and leaders of America’s largest protestant denomination have a...
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Researcher on What Churches Get Wrong With Sexual Abuse

During this week’s Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas, pastors overwhelmingly passed a resolution declaring their opposition to sexual abuse in any form, and the...
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Presbyterian Church of Ireland Says ‘No’ to Gay Membership

The doctrine committee of the Presbyterian Church of Ireland concluded: "In light of our understanding of scripture and the Church's understanding of a credible profession of faith, it is clear that same-sex couples are not eligible for communicant membership nor are they qualified to receive baptism for their children."
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Do You Think God Looks Like You?

What does God look like? It's interesting to consider that Old and New Testament writers who saw God describe him differently. And modern American Christians have some interesting ideas!
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Southern Baptists Pin Hopes On J. D. Greear

J. D. Greear was elected on the first ballot today to be the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in North Carolina, was elected with 68 percent of the vote.  Former seminary head Ken Hemphill received 31 percent.
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Pence Demands Answers in Delay of Funds to Persecuted Christians

Mike Pence is dispatching U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green to Iraq to ensure that U.S. taxpayer dollars are going to help save Iraqi Christians in the Nineveh Plain, home to one of the oldest Christian communities in the world and considered by many to be the cradle of Christianity.

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‘Stand back and stand by’—Who Are the Proud Boys?

Who are the Proud Boys? That is what many are asking as controversy swirls regarding how the president responded when asked to denounce white supremacy during Tuesday's debate.

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Allen White: This Is an Amazing Year for Online Small Groups

When it comes to online small groups, says Allen White, "This is a time that is wide open for experimentation, and those experiments have produced some pretty amazing things in the church this year."