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'Are You a Man?': Pastor Criticizes Husbands Who Let Wives Decide when to 'Start Having Kids'

'Are You a Man?': Pastor Criticizes Husbands Who Let Wives Decide when to 'Start Having Kids'

A fundamentalist Baptist preacher is drawing attention on social media for a viral clip in which he says husbands should be the sole determiner of how many children their wives have.

Jonathan Shelley, the pastor of Stedfast Baptist Church in Watauga, Texas, made the comments on January 8 in a sermon titled “Postpartum and Pediatricians,” according to ChurchLeaders.com, which first reported on the comments. A video clip of the sermon has been viewed more than 250,000 times on Twitter.

Pastor Andy Stanley to Host Conference for Parents of LGBT Children

Pastor Andy Stanley to Host Conference for Parents of LGBT Children

Megachurch Pastor Andy Stanley is planning to host a conference for parents of children in the LGBTQ+ community later this year.

North Carolina Preacher Goes Skydiving to Celebrate 98th Birthday

North Carolina Preacher Goes Skydiving to Celebrate 98th Birthday

A longtime North Carolina preacher celebrated his 98th birthday on Tuesday by going skydiving with his family.

Pastor Andy Stanley Draws Praise, Criticism for Asserting Gay Churchgoers 'Have More Faith Than I Do'

Pastor Andy Stanley Draws Praise, Criticism for Asserting Gay Churchgoers 'Have More Faith Than I Do'

Pastor and author Andy Stanley is receiving both praise and criticism after a sermon he preached saying that gay people who attend church "have more faith than I do."

Brentwood Baptist Senior Pastor Resigns to Focus on Church Planting

Brentwood Baptist Senior Pastor Resigns to Focus on Church Planting

The senior pastor of Tennessee's Brentwood Baptist Church is resigning from the Nashville megachurch to focus on church planting.

Brazilian Church Mourns Pastor, His Wife Who Died Trying to Save Their Son from Drowning

Brazilian Church Mourns Pastor, His Wife Who Died Trying to Save Their Son from Drowning

A church in Brazil is mourning the loss of their pastor and his wife after they died last week attempting to save their teenage son from drowning at the beach.

Popular Minister Defends Enneagram: 'Counselors and Pastors Use it as a Tool to Help Others'

Popular Minister Defends Enneagram: 'Counselors and Pastors Use it as a Tool to Help Others'

A well-known pastor and author is defending Christians' use of the Enneagram personality test, saying it's a tool for counselors and pastors to use in helping others "see where they might be prone to trust in their own strength rather than Christ."

Former SBC President Johnny Hunt Returns to Pulpit, Sparking Debate

Former SBC President Johnny Hunt Returns to Pulpit, Sparking Debate

Former Southern Baptist Convention president Johnny Hunt preached at a Florida church Sunday, seven months after SBC messengers adopted a report saying he had been credibly accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 2010.

Megachurch Pastor R.A. Vernon Argues, Some Gay People Are 'Born That Way'

Megachurch Pastor R.A. Vernon Argues, Some Gay People Are 'Born That Way'

R.A. Vernon, a prominent megachurch pastor in Cleveland, Ohio, who holds a biblical view on marriage, argued that some gay people are "born this way."

Virginia Police Chief Criticizes Commonwealth Attorney for Dropping Charges against Megachurch Pastor Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Virginia Police Chief Criticizes Commonwealth Attorney for Dropping Charges against Megachurch Pastor Arrested in Prostitution Sting

A police chief in Virginia is criticizing the office of the Commonwealth Attorney for dropping charges against a megachurch pastor arrested in 2021 in a prostitution sting.

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