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Peach PRC's 'God Is a Freak' Becomes Exvangelical TikTok Anthem
Monday, February 7, 2022
“God Is a Freak,” a new song by Australian artist Peach PRC, was rushed into release early Thursday (Feb. 3) after ex-evangelicals embraced a leaked TikTok clip of the track as a rallying cry...
Health Care Provider Pays $75,000 in 'Scrub Skirt' Religious Bias Suit
Thursday, February 3, 2022
A Tennessee-based health care provider will pay $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit involving an Apostolic Pentecostal nurse who wanted to wear a “scrub skirt” to work. The U.S....
Suds in the Sanctuary: Craft Breweries Populate Vacant US Churches
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Across the country, craft breweries are taking over empty church buildings. These controversial businesses have been met by some pushback.
Three Members of ACNA Response Team Resign from Overseeing Abuse Investigation
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Three members of the group overseeing the investigation into sexual abuse allegations in the Anglican Church in North America’s Upper Midwest Diocese resigned Monday (Jan. 17), saying that the team...
Reformed Church in America Splits as Conservative Churches form New Denomination
Monday, January 10, 2022
On New Year’s Day, 43 congregations of the Reformed Church in America split from the national denomination, one of the oldest Protestant bodies in the United States, in part over theological...
Former ACNA Lay Pastor Charged with Additional Sexual Assault Felonies
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
A former lay pastor in a conservative Anglican denomination was charged on Wednesday (Dec. 29) with two felony counts of criminal sexual assault in the Kane County, Illinois, circuit court. The...
Cornerstone University's New President Is Under Fire. Ex-Colleagues See a Pattern.
Friday, December 3, 2021
Last May, Gerson Moreno-Riaño was appointed as the 12th president of Cornerstone University, a small, Christian liberal arts school in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The day before his formal installation...
Texas Judge Rules Religious Businesses Exempt from LGBTQ Bias Claims
Thursday, November 4, 2021
For-profit businesses with sincerely held religious beliefs are exempt from LGBTQ discrimination liability under a decision this week by a federal judge in Texas.
Cornerstone University Votes No-Confidence in President the Day before Inauguration
Monday, October 25, 2021
On Thursday, faculty at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, voted no confidence in the Christian school’s incoming president Gerson Moreno-Riaño, one day before his scheduled...
Baptist Watchdog Flunks Forever 21, Praises H&M in Annual 'Ethical Fashion' Report
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The fashion industry continues to struggle with wage gaps and sustainability, according to a report from an Australian Christian watchdog group. The Baptist World Aid Australia’s 2021 Ethical...
Pray.com Supports Family Farms Hit by Historic Droughts
Thursday, September 23, 2021
On Wednesday, Pray.com launched a campaign called Pray for Rain to raise funds for family farmers afflicted by historic droughts in California.
Episcopal Diocese of Maine Mandates Vaccine for Clergy
Thursday, August 26, 2021
On Monday, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine mandated that all clergy and staff in the diocese be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of September.
Prominent Anglican Bishop Takes Leave of Absence amid Ongoing Accusations of Mishandling Abuse Allegations
Monday, July 12, 2021
A prominent Anglican bishop has taken a leave of absence after admitting to mishandling allegations of abuse.
Dr. Anthony Fauci Named 2021 Humanist of the Year
Friday, July 2, 2021
On Thursday, the American Humanist Association announced that Dr. Anthony S. Fauci is its 2021 Humanist of the Year.
Gordon College Cuts Tuition to Make Christian Education More Accessible
Friday, October 9, 2020
Gordon College, a Christian institution, recently announced that it will be cutting its tuition price by 33 percent in an effort to make private Christian education more accessible.
God Is Grey's Brenda Davies Receives Cease and Desist from Christian Parenting Experts
Monday, August 3, 2020
Host of the popular “God is Grey” Youtube channel and podcast Brenda Davies has been issued a cease and desist from the lawyers of Isaac and Angie Tolpin of Courageous Parenting ministries after...
Campers Test Positive for COVID-19 after Attending Evangelical Youth Camp in Texas
Friday, July 24, 2020
At least three campers at an Evangelical camp in Texas have tested positive for COVID-19.
Tony Campolo, Beloved Pastor and Social Activist, Recovering from Stroke
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Tony Campolo, a beloved pastor and social activist, is recovering after having a stroke on June 20. Campolo is 85.
Christian news headlines from the United States and around the world
Pastor Andy Stanley Draws Praise, Criticism for Asserting Gay Churchgoers 'Have More Faith Than I Do'
QB Brock Purdy Guides 49ers to NFC Championship: 'My Identity Is in Jesus'
Chick-fil-A's Purpose Is 'to Glorify God,' Chairman Dan Cathy Tells Magazine
Eagles QB Jalen Hurts Keeps Eyes on Christ: 'God Is Everything, and He's Worthy of Praise'
Pew: A Minority of Parents Want to Pass Down Their Religious Beliefs to Their Children
New Study Debunks Dutch Transgender Research
Pope Francis Says Homosexuality Is Not a Crime
American Life Expectancy Continues to Fall
Christians Must Not Treat Their Faith Like a Hobby
Effective Compassion vs. Effective Altruism
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