Home / Tag Archives: church

Tag Archives: church

6 tips on joining a church community

Two years ago I moved to Denver.  I was pursuing the woman who is now my wife.  She was starting at Denver Seminary, pursuing a master’s degree in counseling.  I was working ...

Read More »

China arrests pastor and his 100 church members

China is tightening its grip on the country’s Christians through repeated efforts to persecute and silence the Church including arrests and imprisonment. The latest example happened Sunday when Communist party officials detained ...

Read More »

Pastor draws flak for $200K Lamborghini gift to wife

lamborghini

Two weeks after drawing praise for allowing congregants in need to take cash directly from his offering baskets, Pastor John Gray of Relentless Church in Greenville, South Carolina, is drawing flak for ...

Read More »

Actress Leah Remini calls harassment from Church of Scientology ‘insanity’

scientology

Actress Leah Remini has not been able to escape the critical eye of the Church of Scientology, even five years after leaving. Remini, now hosting the third season of her Emmy-winning A&E ...

Read More »

Video of Chinese police raiding church surfaces

raiding

Americans read of Chinese police raiding churches but rarely, if ever, has a video of such an event been available. This week one such video posted to social media shows Chinese authorities raiding ...

Read More »

Pastor dealt bad hand in media reports of gambling

gambling

Gambling or a church? News reports are having a field day after firefighters responded to a reported fire inside a Houston building that also housed a church. Headlines on the internet, television ...

Read More »

Syrian Christians share tragic stories

We rarely see the images of Christian suffering around the world on the evening news. That’s why, when Syrian Christian refugees share their personal experiences, we should all pay attention and hear ...

Read More »

Analysis: Yeah, you need to go to church

armistice

It’s hardly fair to blame evangelical churches for not teaching sound theology to someone who never darkens its door. Last week I wrote a piece that highlighted the stunning results from Ligonier Ministries’ and ...

Read More »

John Piper: How raising my hands transformed me

piper

Pastor John Piper recently shared a personal story about raising hands in church. It can be uncomfortable for many whether they’ve done if for years or not. Maybe visiting another church or ...

Read More »

Church cleaning up after Halloween trashing

halloween

Whether a Halloween prank or act of hate, the pain of a trashed church is still the same. Glory land Missionary Baptist Church fell victim to the incident which left substantial damage ...

Read More »

Prayers answered as Asia Bibi escapes death sentence

answered bibi canada

Christians around the world are celebrating answered prayers for the release this week of Asia Bibi. The Christian mother was just acquitted by a Pakistani court after eight years on death row ...

Read More »

Atonement Lutheran Church to host Thanksgiving

dinner thanksgiving

Even with a robust economy there are still individuals in our community who need help. Maybe they don’t have a meal for thanksgiving or maybe they’re just lonely. Atonement Lutheran Church hopes ...

Read More »

College student to speak on hit-and-run at church event

Amber Wilhelm, a college student from Horton who miraculously survived a hit-and-run accident as a pedestrian, will give a testimony of God’s hand on her life during a special concert of praise ...

Read More »

ABC News’ Dan Abrams to launch streaming sermon network

abrams

Dan Abrams, founder of Mediate and ABC News’ chief legal correspondent, is launching a new streaming network called Ambo TV.  he servce will stream live Christian sermons. The outlet’s name, according to a ...

Read More »

Ukrainian Orthodox church split with Russia could turn violent

Ukrainian

KIEV, Ukraine  — The rough-looking young men brought clubs and brass knuckles to the Pechersk Monastery in Kiev , one of Orthodox Christianity’s most important pilgrimage sites, apparently seeking to disrupt worship. Police spread-eagled ...

Read More »
X
X