After the Washington Redskins were eliminated from the NFL playoffs thanks to a 35-18 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, controversial Christian quarterback Robert Griffin III cleaned out his locker at Redskins Park, likely for the last time, on Monday and left behind a farewell note for the team.
Although Griffin's career with the Redskins got off to a hot start as he led Washington to the playoffs and an NFC East division championship in 2012, injuries and poor pocket play led to Griffin being benched and replaced with fellow Christian quarterback Kirk Cousins, who started every game for the Redskins in the 2015 season and broke a number of the franchise's single-season passing records.
As the Redskins are expected to release Griffin in the upcoming offseason and attempt to resign Cousins, whose contract is expiring this offseason, Griffin showed up Monday to clean out his locker at the Redskins' training facility in Ashburn, Virginia, in what is is likely his last appearance with the team. more >>
Those who have been called to preach, much like the prophets in the Old Testament, will confront compromise, condemn moral digression, and powerfully denounce sin in the hope of reconciling man to God — they speak the truth in love. The world, and carnal Christians, despise them because they challenge the sin they enjoy.
Preachers will ruffle feathers and step on toes from time-to-time, but it should be the result of the truth being spoken in love verses the preacher having an arrogant and judgmental heart.
In a sense, a preacher is called to break the heart, a pastor to mend it; one concentrates on repentance, the other restoration. Although there can be a mixture of both preacher and teacher in a person, there is often a clear difference. Pastors (and teachers) aim for the mind; preachers aim for the heart, will, and emotions — to stir and to convict. Often … more >>
A satellite campus of Willow Creek Community Church is looking to expand to a new presently vacant 200,000 square foot facility.
Willow Creek of Crystal Lake presented its plans at a concept review meeting on Tuesday with the Crystal Lake City Council.
Michelle Rentzsch, director of Community Development for the city of Crystal Lake, which is assisting Willow Creek, told The Christian Post about the current status and reception of the project. more >>
Republican presidential hopeful Senator Marco Rubio formed a religious freedom advisory board including several prominent Evangelical leaders and academic experts.
Board members have not necessarily endorsed Rubio's bid to become the Republican presidential nominee, but serve in and advisory capacity and are free to advise other candidates.
According to WORLD News Group, the board includes Saddleback Church leader Rick Warren, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference President Samuel Rodriguez, theologian Wayne Grudem, and Baylor University History Professor Thomas S. Kidd. more >>
Planned Parenthood announced its endorsement of Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
The endorsement is the first in the largest abortion provider's roughly 100-year-long existence.
In a statement released by Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the group labeled Clinton the "best presidential candidate for reproductive rights, hands down." more >>
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has released an official statement denouncing the recent takeover of a federal facility in Oregon.
Earlier this month a group of militia calling themselves the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom took over some government property as part of a protest.
While the Mormon Church said that the dispute between the CCF and the federal government was "not a Church matter," they took issue with the protestors invoking "scriptural principles." more >>