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Paige Patterson

Paige Patterson Won’t Speak at Convention. Hopes for Harmony

Paige Patterson said said his decision stemmed from "days of soul-searching before our God, whose blessed forgiveness and grace are continually poured out upon us all."
Planned Parenthood sexual assault

Lawmakers: Abortion Is a ‘Gift’ to Sex Traffickers

A report contends a cover-up of Planned Parenthood sexual assault victims, some as young as 12. The report comes from undercover video of Planned Parenthood officials ignoring the pleas of young girls.
Beth Moore

Could Beth Moore Heal the SBC as President?

When Southern Baptists get together for their annual meeting June 12 in Dallas, J.D. Greear and Ken Hemphill are on the ballot to become the denomination’s next president. But now a third name is being floated—Beth Moore.
Southern Baptist Convention 2018

What You Need to Know About the Rally for Women at the SBC

In less than a week, the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting will take place in Dallas, Texas. In the midst of the worship, the...
Pastor Eugene Cho

Eugene Cho: ‘My Assignment Here at Quest Is Complete’

Pastor Eugene Cho cites a need for new leadership at the church, concern that he isn’t completely fulfilling all of his obligations, and some minor health issues for his departure.
Jesus' crucifixion

Skeleton of Man Crucified Like Jesus Found

A rare find in Northern Italy-- what researchers believe is the remains of a 30-something-year-old man whose death was similar to Jesus' crucifixion 2000 years ago.
Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting

What the Southern Baptist Convention Needs Right Now

The Southern Baptist Convention has been wrong about horrifying and obvious sins that have affected generations. Here's what the SBC needs right now.
North Korean prisoner

North Korean Prisoner Says His Crime Was Prayer

North Korean prisoner, Kim Hak Song, told of his year-long ordeal at his at his home church, the Oriental Mission Church in East Hollywood, California. He told fellow worshipers that his time was not wasted.
crocodile attack

African Pastor Killed by Crocodile During Baptism

The Rev. Docho Eshete was conducting the service for about 80 people on Sunday morning at Lake Abaya in southern Ethiopia, the BBC reported. Eshete died following the crocodile attack.
smartphone safety

Which Phone Has the Best Parental Controls?

The recent criticism about the damaging effects smartphones are having on teens has caught the attention of the companies that maintain operating systems for the phones. Apple and Google are looking for ways to improve smartphone safety.
Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz Lives Out His Faith in the Off-Season Too

Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz is rolling out a new, free food truck that will serve the less privileged in the Philadelphia area.
Immanuel Baptist Church

The Repentance of Immanuel Baptist and the Hope I See

When the leadership of Immanuel Baptist Church heard Rachael Denhollander's testimony in the trial against Larry Nassar, they knew they needed to reconsider the stance they had taken in a couple instances. When churches are able to show humility in the middle of crisis, God’s mercy toward victims flows.
Robert Morris

Robert Morris Returns to the Pulpit After Harrowing Brush With Death

After a terrifying flight for life helicopter ride in April, Pastor Robert Morris of Gateway Church in Texas returned to the pulpit this weekend....
illegal immigration abortion

Supreme Court Sides With Administration on Illegal Immigrant Abortions

In its unanimous decision, the justices declined to set a precedent for illegal immigrant abortion for teens in U.S. custody.
Supreme Court Masterpiece cake

Update: Colorado Baker Wins Case at Supreme Court

Oral arguments used in the Supreme Court Masterpiece Cake case will have implications for the church.
violent video games

Here’s What You Need to Know About Boys and Violent Video Games

97 percent of teen boys say they play video games in some form or fashion. Violent video games make up more than half of the 50 top-selling video games.
cultural Christianity

When the Cross Means ‘Western’ and Not Jesus

In the German state of Bavaria, a new law has ordered crosses decorate the entrance of every state building; however, the reason why, and...
paige patterson

UPDATE: Paige Patterson Fired and Stripped of Benefits

The decision was based on “new information confirmed this morning…regarding the handling of an allegation of sexual abuse against a student during Dr. Paige Patterson’s presidency at another institution.”
J.D. Greear

J.D. Greear: Judgment Begins at the House of the Lord/SBC

Just a couple short weeks before the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting, one of their most visible and influential leaders, J.D. Greear, posted a...
Arkansas abortion law

Supreme Court Ignores Planned Parenthood’s Outrage in Arkansas

The Arkansas abortion law says any physician who "gives, sells, dispenses, administers, or otherwise provides or prescribes the abortion-inducing drug" must have a contract with a physician who has admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

Latest News

‘Peeing Pastor’ Hunt Comes to an End

The Rev. Danny Chalmers of Catch the Fire Church in Durham, North Carolina has been identified as the “well-known pastor” charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly urinating on a fellow passenger on a flight to Detroit.

New Podcasts

Ed Stetzer: How to Pastor People in an Age of Outrage

It's hard to pastor Christians in the age of outrage. In a time of bitter arguments and divisiveness, Ed Stetzer offers leaders a thoughtful way to approach the hot-button issues of the day.