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This Church Took ‘enlarge the place of your tent’ Literally

This church wants to reach the community by building it themselves.
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Johnson Amendment Remains—Will Your Preaching Be Affected?

The parliamentarian determined the inclusion of the Johnson Amendment repeal did not meet Senate rules that require elements of the tax bill to have something to do with the budget.
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This Verse Is the Most Popular Bible Verse the World Over

YouVersion has announced the most popular Bible verse for 2017.
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Conservatives Call Out Facebook, YouTube for Censoring

Religious groups say Facebook and YouTube are censoring religious speech. They want Congress to investigate.
Lord's Prayer

Al Mohler: This Is the Lord’s—Not the Pope’s—Prayer

Pope Francis says the Lord's Prayer is misleading, but evangelicals say his solution creates more problems.
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Three Dallas Cowboys Are Baptized—Their Video and Faith Goes Viral

Three Dallas Cowboys players were baptized by the team's chaplain December 6 and the video has gone viral with 5.1 million views (so far) and 71,417 shares after Jonathan Evans posted the video on Facebook.
Billy Graham

Grandson Will on Playing Billy Graham in Upcoming Film

Will Graham, grandson of Billy Graham, called it a privilege to portray his grandfather on the silver screen.
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Breaking News: How Church Leaders Are Protecting Against an Active Shooter

Church leaders have been active protecting their flocks against an active shooter in the last month since the Nov. 5 shooting at First Baptist Church...
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Director of INCM Resigns over Satirical Site Scandal

A satirical site scandal reveals a long-standing feud between two groups that work in children's ministry.

Breaking News: Houston Churches Denied FEMA Funds for Constitutional Reasons

A Houston federal judge has denied an emergency request by three Texas churches for access to funds to rebuild sanctuaries damaged during Hurricane Harvey...
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The Surprising Shift in the Way Evangelical Millennials View Israel

Evangelical support for Israel is overwhelmingly high, but there is a shift in how Millennials view Israel: their view of it is much lower. Could a shift in theology be the cause?
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When Is a Child Mature Enough to Make a Profession of Faith?

When is a child truly ready to make a profession of faith? Is there a minimum age? If so, how do we know when that is?
Perry Noble

Perry Noble: God Called Me to Launch New Church

Ousted pastor Perry Noble plans to start a new church in South Carolina without his elders' blessing.
Ravi Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias Pulls Lawsuit and Responds to Sexting Allegations

Ravi Zacharias talks about the hard lessons he's learned after settling privately with a couple over sexting allegations.
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Carl Lentz: Old Testament Interpretation in Light of the Cross

Hillsong NYC pastor Carl Lentz grapples with the question of which Old Testament commands apply to us today, particularly when it comes to tattoos. To Carl Lentz tattoos should be examined in light of the cross.
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Are You Faithful With Little? 2017 Tithe Report

A tithe report shows giving continues to hold steady but it appears churches are receiving a smaller portion of the overall donations.
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How to Pastor in the Age of Sexual Abuse Accusations

The tidal wave of sexual abuse accusations calls for pastors to take action—quickly.
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Gender-Neutral God? Church of Sweden’s New Guidelines for Clergy

The Church of Sweden says they were only looking for variation in how clergy refer to God. They supplied three alternatives for the words to use at the start of worship services, including one which is gender-neutral. Controversy followed with many saying they were trying to replace 2000 years of theology.
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#ChurchToo is Blowing Up Twitter and Every Sincere Pastor’s Heart

#ChurchToo hashtag going viral as Christian women tell their stories of sexual abuse at the hands of church leaders.
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Boston Declaration: Evangelicals Need to Repent

300 theologians gathered at Boston's Old South Church, donning sackcloth and ashes to unveil the Boston Declaration.
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Study Shows How ‘COVID-19 World’ Impacts Bible Engagement…and It’s Not Good

Research from Barna and the American Bible Society for the "State of the Bible 2020” has found that Americans’ engagement with Scripture has suffered significantly over the course of the pandemic.

New Podcasts

Matt and Laurie Krieg: This Is How God Saved Our (Mixed-Orientation)...

Both Matt and Laurie Krieg are primarily attracted to women. Yet God has used their "impossible marriage" to display the power and beauty of his love for us.