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Today’s Devotional: Passionate Worship

“Jesus answered them, ‘Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days.’”…

Christians Should Care for Prisoners

A lot has been made in the past couple of years about deep problems in…

Just a Church Full of People Chanting ‘Let’s Go, Brandon’

Last week, John Hagee’s Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, hosted an event called “ReAwaken…

What We Get Wrong About Jesus Clearing the Temple

God is a God of justice. Wherever the poor are being taken advantage of, the…

Most White Evangelicals Still Believe the 2020 Election Was Stolen

There’s lots of interesting data in the Public Religion Research Institute’s latest poll about American…

How Philip Yancey Left Toxic Religion Without Losing His Faith

“I was raised in a church environment that is not healthy,” says Philip Yancey. “And…

A Large Number of Single Women Are Leaving the Church. Why?

A few years ago, I attended the Women of the World festival in London. Arriving…

Eugene Cho: ‘Christians, Stop Being Political Jerks’

Every November, the online political discourse ramps up as elections across the country take place.…

Liberty University Accused of Punishing and Silencing Women Who Report Sexual Assault

Liberty University is the subject of a horrifying ProPublica report in which multiple former students…

That Poll Saying 30 Percent of Young Christians Identify as LGBTQ Has Some Real Problems

Newsweek has a pretty striking headline: Nearly 40 Percent of U.S. Gen Zs, 30 Percent…

An Alabama Youth Pastor Charged With Raping a 14-Year-Old Girl Will Not Go to Jail

A former youth pastor named Jason Greathouse who raped a 14-year-old girl and then married…

17 Christian Missionaries Have Been Kidnapped In Haiti

A group of 17 men, women and children who were serving as missionaries in Haiti…

Southern Baptist Head Ronnie Floyd Has Resigned Amid Controversy Over Sex Abuse Investigation

Ronnie Floyd, the acting CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention’s business wing, has resigned. As…

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Legal Team Has Quit Following the Vote to Waive Privilege

For nearly 60 years, the Southern Baptist Convention has retained the same general counsel: Guenther,…

Today’s Devotional: The Point of Worship

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.” (Psalm 150:6) Have you…

The Forgotten History of the American Church’s Most Successful Boycott

The boycott has fallen on hard times. While once, a primary means of consumers making…

All Six Southern Baptist Seminary Heads Are Criticizing the Executive Committee’s Lack of Movement on Abuse Investigation

The Southern Baptist Convention is in the throes of a bitter struggle that seems likely…

Why Your Church Should Sing More ‘Old’ Worship Songs

You may have seen a YouTube video titled “Evolution of Worship Music.” In this video,…

The SBC Executive Committee Has Refused to Follow Its Messengers’ Will on Sexual Abuse Investigation

The Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee once again launched shockwaves through the convention by refusing…

In 2019, Almost All of Facebook’s Top Christian Pages Were Run By Foreign Troll Farms

In 2019, 19 of Facebook’s top 20 pages for American Christians were run by Eastern…

Today’s Devotional: The Heart of Worship

No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the…

Four Bad Reasons Christians Call Each Other ‘Heretics’

“She’s a witch! She’s a witch! Burn her! Burn her!” This oft-quoted line comes from…

Josh McDowell Is Stepping Back From Ministry After Making Racist Comments About Black Families

Bestselling Christian author and speaker Josh McDowell has apologized following comments he made about Black…

What We Get Wrong About ‘Giving Our Testimony’

Often, testimonies within the church go something like this: 1. I thought I was a…

Brian Houston Steps Down From Hillsong Church Boards Following Criminal Charges

Hillsong Church founder and pastor Brian Houston, who is facing criminal charges, announced this week…

Study: More White Americans Joined Evangelicalism Than Left It During the Trump Era

An eyebrow-raising new study from Pew Research throws some cold water on a few narratives,…

I’m Unemployed. Should I Still Tithe?

I grew up in the Church, and I have always been taught the principle of…

How Gen Z Will Shape the Church

From a purely mathematical standpoint, the Church has reason to be concerned about reaching the…

Today’s Devotional: Craving God

Because your love is better than life,     my lips will glorify you. (Psalm 63:3) In…

Harvard Has Named an Atheist as Its New Chief Chaplain

Harvard University’s chaplains have elected an atheist named Greg Epstein as their new chief chaplain.…

5 Extremely Cringe Sermon Illustrations It’s Time to Retire for Good

Sermons are hard, and we’re not here to pretend otherwise. They’re much harder than people…

Today’s Devotional: Deeper Than Words

The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not slip. (Psalm…

Author and Beloved Anglican Pastor Thomas McKenzie and His Child Have Been Killed in a Car Accident
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On Monday, Rev. Thomas McKenzie and his 22-year-old child Charlie were killed in a car…

Today’s Devotional: True Tradition

Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and…

Survey: 60 Percent of Born Again Christians Under 40 Say Jesus Isn’t the Only Way to Salvation

A new study from Probe Ministries might suggest that the doctrinal beliefs of born again…

Why Christians Should Say No to the Drug War

Social issues have long separated conservatives from progressives. As a wave of cities and states…

The Surprisingly Christian Origins of Friday the 13th and Other Superstitions

Most Christians don’t really consider themselves superstitious. Only 14 percent of Protestants and 15 percent…

Don’t Forget, There’s a Lot Right With the Church, Too

It’s way too easy to find blogs, articles and books on “what’s wrong with the…

Beth Moore: ‘If You’re Not Going to Get Vaccinated, for the Love of God, Put on a Mask’

Vaccinations have become a curious hill in the culture wars, with many choosing it to…

A Pastor Is Hosting a Vaccination Event After Losing Six Church Members to COVID-19 in Just Ten Days

Six members of Impact Church in Jacksonville, Florida, passed away from COVID-19 in the space…