JoeNell Summerfield Memorial: TD Jakes Celebrates Megachurch Pastor, Children Call It 'Traumatic' Year

Bishop T.D. Jakes presided over the memorial service of Pastor JoeNell Summerfield on Monday and reminded the church that they were there to celebrate her life. But her children said the year had been a "traumatic" one for his family and the church, as they lost both their parents.

Ken Ham Strikes Back at Paper's Claim He Blamed Hurricanes on 'God's Punishment for Homosexuality'

Young Earth Creationist Ken Ham has slammed a newspaper's claims that he blamed the recent string of hurricanes that hit the United States on God's punishment for the nation embracing homosexuality and transgenderism.

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Trump's Stern Warning to N. Korea: Back Down or We'll Have to 'Totally Destroy' You

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission.

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$700K Donated to Nabeel Qureshi's GoFundMe Account

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About $700,000 has been donated to a GoFundMe page established by the late Christian apologist and author Nabeel Qureshi. Qureshi, a former speaker with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries who was diagnosed with advanced stomach cancer last August, died on Saturday.

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for King & Country Baby's Health Update: Singer Reveals His Son Needs Skull Surgery

After posting an urgent plea for prayer after his newborn son stopped breathing over the weekend, for King & Country's Luke Smallbone said the baby is now doing well. But the father revealed that the infant will need skull surgery in the near future for an unrelated issue.

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Why Didn't God Heal Nabeel Qureshi?

While it seems insensitive to ask this while we grieve, people are wondering why didn't God heal Nabeel. After all, he was a brilliant and charismatic young man taken away from his wife Michelle and daughter Ayah, and the rest of us, far too early. Nabeel had so much more to give to his family and the Kingdom of God that his death seems completely senseless.

Opinion

Should Church Worship Spaces Be Used for Yoga?

There are Evangelicals and Catholics who critique yoga as wrong for Christians because its mantras originate in eastern religion. Setting aside that concern, should worship space be open to recreation and "profane" (i.e., secular) activities like yoga?

Opinion

Global Warmists Need to Lose the Arrogance

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Actress Jennifer Lawrence suggested hurricanes were "signs of Mother Nature's rage and wrath" for not believing in manmade climate change and electing Donald Trump. Natural disasters aren't leftwing attack dogs who target those who dare question the cogency of man-caused and man-controlled climate change.

Opinion

The Overcommitted Church

Many churches have become too busy for their own good. They have so many activities, programs, events, and services that they are wearing out their congregations.

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What Should Christians Think About DACA?

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The 800,000 "Dreamers," brought to America as children, or born here, are illegal aliens because of someone else's decision. Christians should feel compassion for them. But DACA is unconstitutional.

Opinion

The Simple Truth That Can End Abortion

A radio host in Detroit told me he was shocked one day when a caller referred to his child as a "carbon unit." Yes, a carbon unit. That's how a dad talked about his own kid. But this is not much different than referring to a baby in the womb as a "mass of cells."

Opinion

Recruiting Students Isn't Brain Surgery

As I look around and see Christian schools with enrollment declines of 10 and 20 percent, or recruiting students overseas and gouging their tuition, or the ultimate failure closing their doors, I am saddened! At a time when a Christian education is most important, administrations and boards are dropping the ball. What's the problem?

Opinion

'Telemed' Abortions Pose Health Risks

The number of abortion facilities in the United States has been declining, and many midwestern and southern states have few abortion clinics left. In response, supporters of legal abortion have advanced some medically risky proposals to expand abortion access.

Opinion

44 Years of One Man's Remarkable and Costly Pro-Life Engagement

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In 1973, with the bang of a gavel, seven men in Washington, D.C. consigned tens of millions of future Americans to an incredibly premature death. These Americans were condemned to die before they were born. When he first read about the decision, a Christian businessman from Chicago was dumbfounded. Joe Scheidler decided to quit his career.

Opinion

Texas Strong: Storm Bringing Out the Best in People

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Texas is just a little different than most states. Many Texans didn't wait for national relief organizations to swoop in and save the day. It's as if there is an unspoken rule among Texans that if a brother is in need, we will do what we can to help out. Political background, religion, race, language, age, gender…none of it matters. We will find a way to back each other up.