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Albert Mohler Says He Will Be Voting for Trump
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Mohler said he has decided to vote for Trump in November and plans to vote for Republican presidential candidates for the rest of his life, given the party’s views on issues like abortion and...
Would Paige Patterson Face Stricter Consequences if He Was Part of a Secular Institution?
Thursday, May 24, 2018
After weeks of inaction, the board’s decision feels more like a celebrated send-off than a stiff censure.
Why SBC Leader Paige Patterson’s Apology May Not Be Enough
Monday, May 14, 2018
On Thursday (May 10), however, Patterson released a three-paragraph statement apologizing that his comments “lacked clarity” and “wounded” some women.
Best-selling Author Eugene Peterson Changes His Mind on Gay Marriage
Thursday, July 13, 2017
The influential Christian leader does not mince words as he explains why he is calling it quits, what he thinks about Donald Trump and how he changed his mind on same-sex issues.
Marginalizing Russell Moore is Grave Mistake for Southern Baptists
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
But when Moore became one of Donald Trump’s most vocal opponents, some leaders who once celebrated his ascendency suddenly came down with a bad case of buyer’s remorse.
Why Jerry Falwell Jr. Says He Turned Down Trump’s Cabinet Position
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Falwell told RNS the decision was due to concerns for the health of his family and the university he leads.
Notable Celebrities Headline Liberty University's 43rd Commencement
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The sleepy town of Lynchburg, Va., looked more like Hollywood this weekend thanks to Liberty University, America’s largest evangelical college.
Why Won’t Steven Furtick Answer Tough Questions about His Ministry?
Friday, May 13, 2016
Furtick is pastor of Elevation Church, a megachurch in Charlotte, N.C., with a weekly attendance of about 20,000, whose ministry has generated much controversy in recent years.
Pornography: A Christian Crisis or Exaggerated Issue?
Friday, January 22, 2016
Josh McDowell, prominent apologist and author of best-selling books such as “Evidence That Demands a Verdict,” says, “Porn is probably the greatest threat to the church in its existence.”
Wheaton College Must Decide Hijab-wearing Prof’s Future — and Its Own
Thursday, December 17, 2015
In a moment when relations between Christians and Muslims are so strained, claiming that adherents of the two religions worship the same God can be controversial.
Christian Singer Sandi Patty Announces Retirement, Farewell Tour
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
“No matter what you do, there comes a time when you should step away,” said Christian singer Sandi Patty. “And mine has finally come.”
Christian Moviemakers Opt for Black Cast after Glut of Whitewashed Faith Films
Friday, August 14, 2015
New Christian movie to star black cast after criticism that faith films are too white.
Why TV’s ‘Broadway Boyfriends’ Will Keep Singing with Hillsong Church
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Merritt gives background and current insights into the Hillsong Church conflict.
Interview: Russell Moore on Religious Liberty, Franklin Graham and Moore’s Past Life as a Democrat
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Russell Moore talks with Jonathan Merritt about a range of pressing issues and Moore’s new book, “Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel.”
What Does it Take to Forgive Someone Like Dylann Roof?
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Nadine Collier, daughter of one of Dylann Roof’s nine alleged victims, has one message for the suspected killer: “I forgive you.” What does it take to forgive someone like Dylann Roof?
Shepherds or Shamers? The Rise of Church Discipline in America
Friday, June 5, 2015
When Karen Hinkley decided to have her marriage annulled, she had no idea it would lead to a public shaming from one of the largest megachurches in America.
Meet the Muslim Actor Playing Jesus in Bill O’Reilly’s ‘Killing Jesus’
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The three Abrahamic religions will collide on Palm Sunday (March 29) when the television special "Killing Jesus" premieres, with a 24-year-old Muslim actor playing Jesus.
Predictions of Evangelical Concessions on LGBT Rights are Premature
Friday, March 20, 2015
Evangelicals are among the most stalwart opponents to LGBT marriage, but a number of evangelical congregations have publicly shifted their stance in the last year.
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
Candace Cameron Bure: Marital Sex Shouldn't Get 'Such a Bad Rap,' It's a 'Gift from God'
Country Music Star Loretta Lynn Passes Away at 90
False Trump Prophecies Are a 'Wake-Up Call to the Charismatic Church': Michael Brown
Longest-Serving EFCA President Dan Busby Passes Away from Cancer at 81
Eminem Tops Christian Billboard Chart with New Faith-Based Song
Does God Accept the Worship of All Religions?
Why Are Men in Crisis?
Parents Need to Know What’s Happening at School
How Can We Speak Truth in Love When Such Truth Is so Unpopular?
Faraday Recognized an Authority Greater Than Science
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