After Eddie Long's Death, Daughter Says He Was 'Perfect,' Others Point to His Cloud of Secrets

Hours after New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia, announced the death of their controversial leader, Bishop Eddie Long on Sunday, the late preacher's daughter, Taylor, called her father "perfect" and said she didn't blame God for wanting him back.

MSU Settles Lawsuit With Student Who Refused to Counsel Gay Couples

Missouri State University has agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit with a former student who was dismissed from his M.S. in counseling program after expressing concern over counseling same-sex couples due to his religious views.

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10 Times Barack Obama Disappointed Evangelicals

During his two terms in office, President Obama had a mixed record when it came to his appeal with evangelicals, especially those who are more theologically conservative. Here are ten ways that Obama disappointed tens of millions of evangelical Christian Americans.

CHURCH & MINISTRY

David Bailey: 3 Ways White Pastors Can Address Race, Reconciliation

What should a white pastor do to talk to their congregation about race, justice and reconciliation? At least three things, says David Bailey, who leads a ministry that equips churches and organizations to engage in reconciliation.

ENTERTAINMENT

'Silence' Actor Andrew Garfield Says He 'Fell in Love With Jesus' in Making of Persecution Film

American-British actor Andrew Garfield, who plays a 17th century Jesuit priest in director Martin Scorsese's "Silence" film, revealed that he was transformed while studying for the role, and found it surprisingly easy to "fall in love" with Jesus Christ.

WORLD

Samaritan's Purse Opens New Hospital 6 Miles Outside ISIS' War Zone in Mosul

Iraqi soldiers, civilians and children critically wounded in the fight against the Islamic State in Mosul now have a fighting chance at survival thanks to a new field hospital set up just miles outside of the war-torn city by the evangelical humanitarian aid group Samaritan's Purse.

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Eat Until You Are Hungry

Every child of God can experience a strong hunger for the Word of God. Just as healthy people have a natural appetite for food, healthy Christians have a spiritual hunger for Scripture. But what if you find yourself lacking any real hunger for God's Word? The solution to this problem is actually quite simple.

Opinion

Facebook vs. Family: Guess Who Won?

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Let's face it. We all live busy lives ... between work, family, friends, and everything else that occupies — or threatens to occupy — our attention. I knew I had spent a little time on Facebook here and there but when I saw the actual statistics, I was mortified.

Opinion

How Many Attacks Must We Endure Before the Islamic Link Is Recognized?

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Liberalism is putting our lives at risk. Liberalism will not recognize the link between Islam and the recent spates of attacks the West is enduring — including the shooting in the Fort Lauderdale airport baggage claim, the truck-driving attack on Christmas shoppers in Berlin, or the Ohio State student who drove his car into a crowd and then stabbed other victims.

Opinion

Can I Lose My Salvation? A Plea for Grace on Both Sides.

Those who believe you can lose your salvation should not chide those who believe in eternal security — "once saved always saved" is by no means a license to sin — it's a belief in God's guarantee. But on the flip side, those who embrace eternal security should not mock those who disagree.

Opinion

6 Statements That Can Kill a Church

Words can kill churches because they often have deadly actions behind them. As we begin this new year, please allow me to share six statements that I have heard from church members whose churches have died.

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Opinion

The Danger of Trump's Impulsiveness

Donald Trump has opportunity to establish new direction in foreign policy, balanced between the blasé idealism and neglect of the Obama era, and the regime-change interventionism that came to characterize Iraq policy under George W. Bush.

Opinion

Church Silence on Abortion: Deafening and Deadly

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Here's a sobering fact: the majority of women who undergo abortions also claim an affiliation with faith in Jesus. According to the Guttmacher Institute (the research arm of the abortion industry), a combined 54 percent of women who underwent abortions in 2014 identified themselves as Protestant or Catholic Christians.

Opinion

Limousine Liberal Journalist Admits to Living in a Bubble

I don't usually watch CNN, but after being snowbound in a motel for five days with no Fox News, I received an earful. Other than the mind-numbing, endless focus on the Russians supposedly hacking the election and finger pointing at Donald Trump for daring to challenge this hastily adopted assumption, it wasn't all bad.

Opinion

Is the Left Color Blind to Black on White Crime?

Why is it that when whites engage in violent acts against blacks, many on the left assume that those criminal acts must be hate-based, but when the tables are turned and the violence is black on white, many on the left no longer see color, looking for any explanation other than racial hate? Why the double standard?