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The 20 Most Popular Articles on ChurchLeaders in 2021

5. LGBTQ Artist Now Has the Top Christian Album on iTunes

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Grace Baldridge’s newly released “Preacher’s Kid” knocked Lauren Daigle’s album, “Look Up Child,” from the top of the iTunes Christian album chart.


4. Ed and Lisa Share LeeBeth’s Cause of Death, How God Has Been Faithful

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Pastors Ed and Lisa Young shared the events that led to the death of their daughter, LeeBeth Young, at age 34.


3. Former Desiring God Writer Paul Maxwell Renounces His Christian Faith

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Former Desiring God writer Paul Maxwell posted on Instagram, “I think it’s important to say that I’m just not a Christian anymore, and it feels really good. I’m really happy…I’m really happy.”


2. Steven Furtick Accused of Being a ‘False Teacher’ After Recent Facebook Post

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Steven Furtick, the founder and senior pastor of the Southern Baptist Elevation Church in Charlotte, N.C., drew theological criticism for statements he made in a post, which has since been deleted from Furtick’s social media channels.


1. Not Desiring God–John Piper’s Son Criticizes His Upbringing to 925k TikTok Followers

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Photo of Abraham Piper via TikTok: @abrahampiper. Photo of John Piper courtesy of Micah Chiang, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Abraham Piper, the son of well-known Desiring God founder and theologian John Piper, is almost as influential on social media as his father is—but he doesn’t preach the same message.

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