Christian leaders

Christian Leaders Respond to 9/11 Anniversary

Christian Leaders Respond to 9/11 Anniversary
Today marks the 17thanniversary since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In the wake of the anniversary of the tragedy that took the lives of almost 3,000 people, Christian leaders across the nation took to social media in remembrance.

Christian Leaders Applaud Kavanaugh Nomination

Christian Leaders Applaud Kavanaugh Nomination
Christian leaders and groups were mostly positive in their reaction to President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the IU.S. Supreme Court, although it wasn’t unanimous.

7 Reasons Why Christian Leaders Fall

7 Reasons Why Christian Leaders Fall
In light of many prominent pastors and Christian leaders stepping down, I decided to re-release this article.

Why do they fall? They fall for the same reason that all Christians fall. Each of us are drawn away by our own evil desires and enticed. When these desires are acted upon, they lead to sin (cf. James 1:14-15). Sin has a life cycle—it either grows or withers depending on whether we feed or starve it. John Owen, the prolific Puritan author wrote, “Be killing sin, or sin will be killing you.”

Consider the following ways that sin gains entrance:

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Southern Baptists, in #MeToo Age, Affirm Women, Ask for ‘Purity’ of Leaders

Southern Baptists, in #MeToo Age, Affirm Women, Ask for ‘Purity’ of Leaders
Southern Baptists, grappling with some #MeToo-aided falls from grace among their leaders, have called for affirming women, showing compassion for the abused and expecting “moral and sexual purity” of their leaders.

Will He or Won’t He? Paige Patterson’s Role in Southern Baptist Meeting in Doubt

Will He or Won’t He? Paige Patterson’s Role in Southern Baptist Meeting in Doubt
Paige Patterson is still listed on the program as giving the sermon at his denomination’s upcoming annual convention, despite being condemned for expressing views “antithetical to the core values of our faith,” in the words of a member of a seminary board that fired him as president emeritus last week.

Christian Leaders Praise Supreme Court's Ruling in Favor of Colorado Baker

Christian Leaders Praise Supreme Court's Ruling in Favor of Colorado Baker
Christian leaders are voicing their support after the Supreme Court ruled this week in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same sex couple.

Southern Baptists See ‘Judgment of God’ in #MeToo Reckoning

Southern Baptists See ‘Judgment of God’ in #MeToo Reckoning
One day after the removal of a prominent seminary president following a series of contentious remarks about women, Southern Baptists have begun a public reckoning.

Southern Baptist Seminary President Removed Amid Controversy

Southern Baptist Seminary President Removed Amid Controversy
The trustees of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX voted to remove Paige Patterson from his role as President and made him President Emeritus and theologian-in-residence during a 13-hour meeting that stretched into the early hours of Wednesday morning.