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Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Bill Wins Senate Passage

The bill, which would ensure that same-sex and interracial marriages are enshrined in federal law, was approved 61-36 on Tuesday, including support from 12 Republicans.

Terrorists in Nigeria Kill, Kidnap – And Demand Ransom for Corpse

Suspected Fulani herdsmen and other terrorists in the past month killed at least 30 Christians in Plateau state, Nigeria and 10 in Kaduna state.

Lifeway Research: Pastors Say Christmas Eve Is Most-Attended Holiday Service

Half of U.S. Protestant pastors (48%) say a Christmas Eve service is their churches’ largest event during the holiday season, according to a Lifeway Research study.

Francis Chan and Eric Metaxas Discuss Christian Unity, Loving Your Enemies, and Standing for the Gospel

This past June, Francis Chan joined Eric Metaxas on “The Eric Metaxas Radio Show” to discuss his concerns with the ongoing confrontations happening inside the church that are causing disunity among fellow believers in Christ.

Fans Can Pray With ‘The Chosen’ Cast Members by Joining Advent Challenge on the Hallow App

Cast members from hit series “The Chosen” are partnering with the Hallow app to lead an Advent prayer challenge. Actors who are participating include Jonathan Roumie (Jesus), George Harrison Xanthis (John the Evangelist), and Elizabeth Tabish (Mary Magdalene).

This Maine Pastor Has a Unique, Christ-Honoring Side Gig

Greg Morgan, lead pastor of Pleasant Street Baptist Church in Mechanic Falls, Maine, balances the demands of ministry with a burgeoning side business—striving to honor Christ in both roles.

David Sills, Former Seminary Prof Accused of Abuse, Sues SBC and Guidepost

David Sills, a former seminary professor and missionary who admitted sexual misconduct, has sued a group of Southern Baptist Convention leaders and entities, claiming they conspired with an abuse survivor to ruin his reputation.

Senate To Vote on Landmark Bill To Protect Same-Sex Marriage

The Senate is set to vote Tuesday on legislation to protect same-sex marriages and interracial marriages, putting Congress one step closer to passing the landmark bill and ensuring that such unions are enshrined in federal law.

Census: Christians a Minority in England; Non-Religious Grow

Fewer than half the people in England and Wales consider themselves Christian, according to the most recent census.

Vatican Opens New Investigation, Alleging Disgraced Cardinal Secretly Recorded Pope Francis

Vatican prosecutors announced a new investigation of Cardinal Angelo Becciu, a formerly high-ranking Catholic church official already on trial on charges of financial mismanagement and corruption, alleging that the disgraced cleric illegally recorded a conversation with Pope Francis.

Russia Protests Pope Comments as Vatican Seeks To Mediate

Russia has lodged a formal protest with the Vatican over Pope Francis’ latest condemnation of atrocities in Ukraine.

Pastors Wounded in Separate Attacks in Uganda

A group of Muslim extremists in eastern Uganda seriously wounded a pastor and his wife in an attack on a meeting at their church on Nov. 18, he said.

Franklin Graham Describes ‘Respect for Marriage Act’ as a ‘Smokescreen’, Calls Out Republican Senators Who Voted for Bill

World-renowned conservative evangelist Franklin Graham (president and CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association) called out 12 Republican senators over the weekend after they voted in favor of the “Respect for Marriage Act” earlier this month (Nov. 16).

Tim Tebow Encourages His Social Media Followers To Please God, Not People

Tim Tebow recently encouraged his fans on social media: "I’ve come to realize that our main audience in life isn’t other people. It’s God. Be motivated not by what other people think about you but by what God thinks about you!”

Vandals Target Focus on the Family As City Reels From Shooting at LGBTQ Club

Vandals defaced a sign at Focus on the Family headquarters on Thanksgiving Day, less than a week after a shooter murdered five people and wounded at least 19 others at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Vineyard Co-Founder Sues Pastors for $62 Million After Controversial Split

California church leaders Alan Scott and Kathryn Scott face a $62 million fraud lawsuit following their split from Vineyard USA earlier this year.

Pastor Jailed in Sudan for Prayer Meeting To Heal Mother

Authorities in South Sudan arrested and jailed a church leader on charges of “witchcraft” for leading a prayer meeting for his ailing mother, sources said. Sudanese Christians took to social media, with some saying the jailing is more evidence of systematic persecution of Christians in in the country.

Christian Beaten Unconscious for Refusing to Deny His Faith

Last Sunday, Christians in India were severely beaten for refusing to deny their faith.

Who Is Trump and Kanye’s Dinner Companion, Nick Fuentes?

Nick Fuentes' appearance at Trump’s table has brought criticism for the former president, who had only a week before formally launched a new campaign for the White House.

Drive-By Shooting Injures 2 at Funeral at Nashville Church

A drive-by shooting in Nashville on Saturday injured two people as they and others were walking out of church from the funeral of a woman who was fatally shot earlier this month.

SBC President Barber Would ‘Permanently Defrock’ Johnny Hunt If He Had...

On Nov. 30, SBC President Bart Barber released a statement regarding the announcement of Johnny Hunt‘s restoration to ministry after being credibly accused of sexual abuse in May’s Guidepost Solutions report.

Max Lucado: ‘The One Thing That Has Helped Me More Than...

Max Lucado joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share his best tips for creating and delivering a sermon that draws people in.

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