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Fuller Streamed a Continuous Reading of the Four Gospels on Sept. 11th

Fuller Theological Seminary’s Fuller Studio hosted a live stream of a continuous reading of the Gospels on September 11, 2019. The stream lasted over...
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North Korean Man Shares Story of Pastor Killed Because of the Gospel

A new video from Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) dramatizes the true story of a North Korean man named Sang-chul whose life was changed when he met a pastor in China. This pastor ultimately sacrificed his life to bring the gospel to people living in what is arguably the most oppressive country in the world. 
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Dolly Parton Adds Depth to New Version of ‘God Only Knows’

The band forKINGANDCOUNTRY has just released a new version of their song, “God Only Knows,” featuring music legend Dolly Parton. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone say the original version had become “the people’s song” and felt like it needed another voice.
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Molecular Geneticist: Faith and Evolution Are at Odds, but Not Faith and Science

Christianity is reasonable, says Dr. Georgia Purdom, who has a PhD in molecular genetics and is a Christian. Purdom also warned Christians to consider the theological consequences of trying to reconcile evolution with the teachings of the Bible. 
Russell Moore Exclusive

Russell Moore Exclusive: How to Pastor After the Shootings

In a Russell Moore exclusive interview for ChurchLeaders, the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission advises church leaders not to give in to the temptation of easily explaining away evil or where God was as a gunman killed innocent teenagers in Parkland, Florida.
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Jackie Hill Perry on Why You Need to Be Willing to Share Your Story...

To every Christian, Jackie Hill Perry says, "You need to share your story." In a recent talk, Perry encouraged her listeners to share their stories with others even as she herself modeled the power of doing so. 

David Platt: You Didn’t Wear Crosses Around You Neck in the First Century

We see power in the cross of Christ because of the mercy of God working in our lives.
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WATCH: Flatirons Community Church Pastor on Why He Needs a Break

Jim Burgen, lead pastor of Flatirons Community Church in Colorado, announced a few days ago that he would be taking a six-month sabbatical. In the video, Burgen expressed gratitude toward the men who were willing to help him see his blind spots.
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Chan and Zacharias: Expository Preaching Is the ‘Most Powerful Way’ to Show People Jesus

Ravi Zacharias and Francis Chan believe that if church leaders are going to help the next generation build a genuine faith, it’s crucial they prioritize expository preaching. At the same time, it is just as essential for leaders to communicate truth in love and with compassion.

Pastor: Stop Cohabiting and the Church Will Pay for Your Wedding

A pastor in Texas has challenged cohabiting couples to choose one of three options: break up, get married, or date without living together. The church is willing to pay for the weddings of those who want to get married or pay one month’s rent for those who decide not to marry.
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Lecrae to Those in Prison: ‘You Are Not Forgotten’

Rapper Lecrae and members of 116 Clique recently visited a men’s prison in Texas to encourage the inmates, support them, and listen to their stories. In a video produced through Prison Fellowship, Lecrae emphasized that God always extends His love to us, no matter what we do.
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Do Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God?

Do christians and muslims worship the same God? In a new video from the Gospel Coalition, J.D. Greear says he believes there is a way to answer this question that seeks a common starting point without compromising the truth.
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YouTube Video Shows the Umbrella Term ‘Christian’ Has Come to Be

If you've ever wondered, "What are Christian thoughts on music, dating, or faith?" a popular YouTube channel is asking the same thing. The video “Do All Christians Think the Same?” does a good job of portraying the diversity of beliefs represented in young adults who call themselves “Christians.”
These Easter Bloopers Will Make You All the More Thankful for Grace

These Easter Bloopers Will Make You All the More Thankful for Grace

Easter is a time when we remember what Jesus has done for us through His death and resurrection. But sometimes our best efforts to remind people of the beauty of this story...go terribly awry. Here are some hilarious bloopers that happened right in the middle of these Easter services!
Pastors on Easter Be Like…

Pastors on Easter Be Like…

Like a ringmaster at a circus, imagine a pastor barking out a bunch of craziness like…
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‘Harrowing,’ Unwinnable Video Game Points People to the Hope of Easter

In a new series of YouTube videos, U.K. ministry Speak Life tells the story of Amy and Ryan Green, who created the video game "That Dragon, Cancer" to memorialize their son who died from a brain tumor at age five.
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Trip Lee: ‘Naming and Claiming’ Healing Is Not True Faith

Speaking at The Gospel Coalition’s 2019 National Conference, Trip Lee challenged the audience that "name it and claim it" is not a biblical approach to faith and healing. Rather, we should bring our requests to God in humility, recognizing who it is we are approaching.
Rachael Denhollander

Rachael Denhollander Shares the Backstory of Her Abuse

In a recent speech at New York University, lawyer and former gymnast Rachael Denhollander revealed that her childhood experiences in church set the stage for her later victimization by Larry Nassar.
story of holy week for kids

Story of Holy Week for Kids as Told by Two Children

Just try not smiling as you watch it...just you try.

Francis Chan Calls Out Christians Who’d Rather Talk About “Spiritual Things” Than Money

“Jesus talked about money so much, so it doesn’t make any sense to say, ‘let’s talk about spiritual things.’”

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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?"