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Biden targeted with $1 million ad campaign over silence on church attacks

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Pro-life groups are challenging the Biden administration to stop the spiraling violence against churches. The largest effort is a $1 million ad campaign with the aim of pressuring President Joe Biden into ...

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Evangelical Lutheran Church in America moving toward overturning social statement on same-sex marriage

Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America who oppose same-sex marriage may no longer enjoy the protection of a social statement that respects their conscience. Delegates to the denomination’s churchwide assembly ...

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Can we keep our children in the Church for life?

For thirty years the answer has been “NO”. For each of those years, nearly all protestant denominations have lost 70-86% of the children raised in the church (Barna research and many others). ...

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After Roe: What Now? Do We Value Them Both?

The United States Supreme Court has determined that Federal Government authority to regulate abortion is not found in the Constitution, and that therefore it falls to each individual state to do so. ...

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BRANSON CARES: How the entertainment industry is leading its community for global impact

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In the center of America’s heartland, Branson, Missouri, has embraced a mission to help children with severe disabilities across the globe through an initiative aptly titled BRANSON CARES. Dubbed “The Live Entertainment Capital ...

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How does the church value them both?

I have always admired much about the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A couple of years ago while in Atlanta for a conference, Liz and I carved ...

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Ukrainian Christians recall 51 days hiding in church as city was destroyed

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Huddled in a hallway as bombs reduced their Ukrainian city to rubble, members of the Mariupol Church of Christ urged Alexander Chekalenko — Sasha — to call on the Lord for protection. ...

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Confidence in nearly all institutions, including the church, dropped since last year

Confidence in nearly every American institution – including the church – has dropped over the past year, a new Gallup poll finds. The yearly poll asks respondents to share how much confidence, ...

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Value Them Both, Catholic leadership respond to attack on Overland Park church

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Kansans for Life and Catholic leaders are responding to the pro-abortion attack on a local church over the weekend. The Catholic Church of the Ascension in Overland Park was vandalized early Sunday ...

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Faith leaders share explanations for sharp decline in faith in God

Christian leaders have several explanations for why faith in God has hit an all-time low in the United States. Bart Barber, pastor of First Baptist Church of Farmersville in rural East Texas ...

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Michael Youssef lays out plan to equip next generation for church challenges

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As deconstruction, liberal theology and “woke” doctrine continue to invade the church, Michael Youssef, pastor of the Church of the Apostles in Atlanta, Georgia, is on a mission to instill truth in ...

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Vision for one billion souls by 2030 unites believers from around globe

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From Baptists to Pentecostals and everybody in between, people who believe the Lord Jesus wants to save at least one billion souls by 2030 also say his prayer for unity in John ...

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Original Juneteenth was a spiritual event and the church can still play a role today

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Understanding the significance of the Juneteenth holiday paints a fuller picture of civil rights in the United States, author Jemar Tisby said. “It represents June 19, 1865, when enslaved people in Texas ...

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First transgender bishop in U.S. forced to resign over racist actions

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The first transgender bishop in the United States resigned this week over racist behavior. Megan Rohrer, a bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, was accused of vulgar racism after firing ...

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Saddleback Church selects successor to founder Rick Warren

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Rick Warren is leaving big shoes to fill, but Saddleback Church has announced that Andy Wood will take over leadership of the 40,000-member California church. Wood, 40, will come to Saddleback from ...

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Mennonite Church USA approves pastors performing same-sex weddings

Count the Mennonite Church USA among the denominations passing resolutions over same-sex weddings, pastor officiations, and other hot-button issues. But it is not coming without cost as it loses over 15 percent ...

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Pro-abortion demonstrators interrupt Joel Osteen’s church service

Pro-abortion activists are becoming bolder as the U.S. Supreme Court gets nearer to announcing its decision about the future of Roe v. Wade. On Sunday, they interrupted Pastor Joel Osteen’s church service ...

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“Vile and satanic attack” leaves dozens of Nigerian churchgoers dead

Victims are still being identified after dozens of churchgoers are dead after a terrorist attack in Nigeria on Sunday morning. Terrorists rode up on motorcycles and began shooting those who showed up ...

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70 Georgia Methodist churches split from denomination

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The United Methodist Church (UMC) is rapidly shrinking as seventy Georgia churches leave the denomination over LGBTQ issues.  The denomination, which traces its followers to 18th-century English evangelist John Wesley, formed when ...

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The popularity lifespan of a worship song isn’t what it used to be

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The most popular worship song in churches these days is “Build My Life,” from Bethel Music, the megachurch-based worship music hit machine based in Northern California. Sitting at No. 1 on the top ...

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How the role of chaplains is changing

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The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing new attention to the work of chaplains and changing the way they minister. Before the pandemic, as an article in The New York Times put it, the place ...

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Southern Baptists respond to devastating sex abuse report

An investigative report released last weekend found that many Southern Baptist leaders have worked to stop lawsuits against potentially abusive pastors. The news comes as the denomination as a whole responds to ...

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Woman confronts pastor who sexualy abused her beginning at age 16

An Indiana woman has confronted her pastor during a church service sharing how he groomed then sexually abused her when she turned 16. “I had family members texting me, saying, ‘You need ...

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“The Chosen” creator clarifies remarks about Mormons

Dallas Jenkins, creator of “The Chosen,” has clarified recent remarks about Mormons, evangelicals and Jesus. Throughout the years, Jenkins has mentioned that he has friends who belong to The Church of Jesus ...

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Can pastors running for office make a difference?

The American Renewal Project is encouraging pastors and church members across the nation to seek office. In April 2014, Jerry Falwell Jr. called me saying he was in a bind. Liberty University’s ...

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