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How Long Can You Make It Through The Awkward Crowd Response to This John Piper Sermon?

The Office. Curb Your Enthusiasm. Nathan For You. Pop culture has no shortage of cringe-soaked…

The Lutheran Church Has Declared Itself a ‘Sanctuary Church Body’ for Undocumented Immigrants

On Wednesday, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America declared itself a “sanctuary church body” in…

Founders’ Board Members Resign Over Controversial Trailer Footage

On Thursday, Christian teaching organization Founders Ministries announced that three members of its board had…

This Pastor Wants a Mere $100 Million to Build an End Times Media Empire

Dietrich Bonhoeffer once said that “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.”…

‘I Kissed Dating Goodbye’ Author Josh Harris: ‘I Am Not a Christian’

Author and former pastor Josh Harris took to Instagram this weekend to inform followers of…

This Controversial Church Sign Caused a Congregation Walkout

The sign in front of (the ironically-named) Friendship Baptist Church in Appomattox, Virginia, led members…

Willow Creek Church Apologizes to Victims and Holds Reconciliation Service

This week, Willow Creek church held a “reconciliation service” led by its team of elders.…

Reformed Baptist Group Under Fire for Fearmongering Images of Nadia Bolz-Weber and Rachel Denhollander

Founder Ministries is a Reformed Baptist group that, according to their website, is “committed to…

Can the Church Overcome Polarization?

A few years back, during the heat of the Romney/Obama election, which now seems like…

Church Cancels $7.2 Million in Medical Debt for 6,500 Families After Realizing Their Fiscal Year Had an Extra Week

Stetson Baptist Church had an interesting problem in the 2018-2019 fiscal year: Because of quirks…

ICE Will Start Fining Immigrants Taking Refuge in Sanctuary Churches

President Donald Trump is delivering on his threat to start issuing fines to undocumented immigrants.…

Report: A Hispanic Evangelical Group Is Offering to Provide Shelter to Migrant Children

As outrage mounts over the reportedly dire conditions of migrant detention facilities at the southern…

The Church Needs Single People As They Are

The church must rethink it’s approach to singleness. In Jesus’ estimation, singleness is such an…

Watch Male Pastors Read Sexist Comments Female Pastors Have Actually Been Told

The organizers of the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church have put together…

Southern Baptists Will Change Their Constitution to Address Sex Abuse

On Tuesday, about 8,000 Southern Baptist representatives voted overwhelmingly to amend the Southern Baptist Convention…

Is This One of the Worst Church Signs Ever?
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Crafting the perfect church sign is difficult and depends on the sign-writer’s ability to mix…

Report: Matt Chandler’s The Village Church Mishandled Sex Abuse Claims

On Monday, The New York Times published a lengthy piece on how The Village Church…

Pope Francis Has Changed the Lord’s Prayer

Pope Francis has made a change to Jesus’ most famous prayer. For years, Vatican officials have…

This Priest’s Take on Female Modesty in Church Had Twitter in an Uproar

Theology and Twitter … a dangerous mixture. Obviously, everything has an element of theology to…

Beth Moore: ‘There Is No Such Thing as a Godly Misogynist’

Beth Moore has a simple message for people who discriminate against women: “There is no…

New Data Says the SBC Is the Smallest It’s Been in 30 Years

The Southern Baptist Convention has released its Annual Church Profile (ACP). The ACP tracks key…

This Church Will Pay for Cohabiting Couples to Get Married—Wedding and All

This past Sunday, Bryan Carter, the pastor of Dallas’ Concord Church, preached a sermon about…

Study: 1 in 10 Young Protestants Left a Church Because of Abuse

Some stunning new research from Lifeway shows how the next generation is responding to a…

The Problem With Aggressive ‘Billboard Evangelism’

Yesterday, I drove by a church with a billboard that said, “Discover the bread of…

Jerry Falwell Jr. Just Accused Dr. Russell Moore of Being a Part of the ‘SBC Deep State’

Jerry Falwell Jr.’s in an interesting spot. As the president of Liberty University, he’s the…

Former Pastor Gets Just 12 Years in Prison for Repeatedly Raping His Adopted Daughter

A former pastor named David Lynn Richards Jr. was sentenced to just 12 years in prison…

Beth Moore Takes a Theologian to Task About Why Women Can and Should Preach In Church

Beth Moore remains one of the most forceful and fearless Christian leaders in the game,…

Will the Evangelical Church Reckon With Its Terrorists?

The gunman who sprayed bullets into the congregation of the Chabad synagogue in Poway, California…

So Pat Robertson Says Young Earth Creationism Is ‘Embarrassing’ ‘Nonsense’

Sorry, Ken Ham. Pat Robertson is no fan of “Young Earth Creationism.” The controversial 89-year-old televangelist…

Report: The Presbyterian Church (USA) Lost 143 Congregations Last Year

The Presbyterian Church USA’s Office of the General Assembly recently released stats about the denomination’s…

Update: Harvest Bible Chapel Wants James MacDonald to Pay Back ‘Unreimbursed Personal Expenses’

The new leadership team at Harvest Bible Chapel has released an updated statement in light…

This Church Paid Off $2.2 Million in Medical Debt for Local Families Instead of Spending to Promote Their Easter Services

Usually, this time of year, Wichita’s Pathway Church spends money on TV ads and direct…

TD Jakes Makes His ‘Preachers N Sneakers’ Debut With a Pair of $1,300 ‘Spike Socks’
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By now you’ve likely seen the Instagram account @preachersnsneakers. The profile features images of famous…

Fake Persecution Scandal Erupts Over Obama’s ‘Easter Worshippers’ Comment About Actual Persecution

Christian persecution is on the rise. There is no debate on this. You can see…

An Ohio Church Had Its Youth Group Spit On, Slap and Cut a Pastor for an Insane Easter ‘Lesson’

In an Easter lesson gone horribly, if predictably, awry, a church in Pataskala, Ohio is having…

Sovereign Grace Churches Will Not Seek an Independent Investigation Into Abuse Allegations

Sovereign Grace Churches (formerly “Sovereign Grace Ministries”) has responded to calls for an independent investigation…

This Crowd of Onlookers Singing ‘Ave Maria’ as the Notre Dame Cathedral Burns Is Very Moving

A correspondent for the Spanish newspaper El Mundo named Ignacio Gil captured this quietly heartbreaking…

Louisiana Church Fires: A Suspect Has Been Taken Into Custody

Police in Louisiana have taken 21-year-old Holden Matthews into custody in connection with the fires…

PreachersNSneakers Is the Instagram Account Putting Pastoral Spending Habits Under the Microscope

Everybody knows about the “Hypepriests” — the collective of pastors known for rubbing elbows with,…