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The 20 Most Popular Articles of the Year 2020

Christian Pastor Beheaded in Adawama by Boko Haram

Rev. Lawan Andimi was the Adawama chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and also a leader of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN).


Pope Francis: You Can Confess Sins Directly to God If You Need To

Pope Francis has said that Catholics can confess sins directly to God if they are unable to make an individual confession to a priest because of the global pandemic.


TobyMac’s Sister Died. Please Pray for Their Family

TobyMac’s sister, Kristen McKeehan Carroll, passed away on the morning of September 3, 2020 at the age of 52.


IL Churches Could Wait More Than a Year to Meet Again

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has unveiled a five-phase plan for reopening the state. Based on the plan’s guidelines, it could be over a year before churches are able to meet again at full capacity. 

[Editor’s Note: After two churches in Illinois submitted an emergency application to the U.S. Supreme Court, Governor J.B. Pritzker revised the plan for reopening the state, allowing churches to reopen with caps on attendance based on the seating capacity of their buildings.]


Ravi Zacharias Doesn’t Have Much Time Left on Earth

Sarah Davis, Ravi Zacharias’ daughter and the CEO of RZIM, has shared a sobering update on her father’s health. The apologist’s cancer is untreatable at this point and he likely doesn’t have much time left.

[Editor’s Note: Ravi Zacharias passed away on May 19, 2020.]
Editor’s Note: After the publishing of this article, an independent investigation found allegations implicating Ravi Zacharias of sexual abuse to be credible. Prior to this report, ChurchLeaders had published multiple articles about Ravi Zacharias and his ministry. Although our editorial team believes his work still has value since it involved articulating the truths of God’s Word, we would be remiss not to disclose the painful truth of Mr. Zacharias’ personal actions that have come to light following his death. For further reading, please see:
Sexting, Spiritual Abuse, Rape: Devastating Full Report on Ravi Zacharias Released
The Story Behind the Ravi Zacharias Allegations (Part 1): Lawsuits, NDAs, and Email Threads
The Story Behind the Ravi Zacharias Allegations (Part 2): ‘Cursory’ Investigations and More Accusations


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