'Wrath of God Poured Out': Southern Baptists Cry Out After Paige Patterson Steps Down

Paige Patterson, the now former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary president, has released a statement about his decision to resign by saying that he's "hurt" by the events that transpired amid controversies surrounding his past comments, but has vowed to carry on his Christian witness.

 

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Federal Court Rules in Favor of Transgender Teen in School Bathroom Case Supreme Court Had Vacated

A federal district court has ruled in favor of a transgender teenager from Virginia whose case is at the heart of the debate over school bathrooms, a matter the Supreme Court had previously vacated.

Church & Ministries

6,000 Attend UMC Women's Assembly, Speakers Lament Failure to Pass 'God Isn't Male or Female' Amendment

Approximately 6,000 people attended the United Methodist Women's quadrennial Assembly, where leaders denounced the denomination's recent voting down of an amendment to their Book of Discipline which said that God is not "male or female."

ENTERTAINMENT

Ed Sheeran Slams Pro-Life Group for Using His Song to Defend Saving Babies From Abortion in Ireland

Singer Ed Sheeran is speaking out against a pro-life campaign that's been using his song "Small Bump" to support Ireland's Eighth Amendment that protects the unborn, saying that their cause "does not reflect what the song is about."

WORLD

Opinion

Presenting a Different Jesus

The Jesus being presented in many churches today is different because He is not the One we find in the Bible. The popular Jesus being presented is the one who fills churches to the rafters with fans and not disciples. Many of our modern churches focus on self-improvement instead of dying to self.

An Invitation to God to Invade Our Schools

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"Forget about trying to get prayer back in schools. We need to start praying in our schools." I want to encourage committed Christian young people on our campuses throughout America to join together for a few minutes each day for prayer.

Voices

Why Pope's Response to a Gay Man Is Wrong, but in Line With Many Evangelicals

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The pope's alleged statement that God would make someone gay and would want him to stay gay goes against Scripture and established Christian doctrine. This is what happens when compassion is divorced from truth and any hope of transformation. And sadly, it's not just the alleged position of the pope and many in society, but of many evangelicals too.

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The Father Factor

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Fathers, in this article I would like to call you like a good coach, to come off of the bench and get in the game. The game I am talking about is the game of life.

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Politics Disintegrating Into Gotcha Moments

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Before the politically correct crowd started criticizing free speech constantly, you rarely heard about gaffes by politicos. Now the news is full of them. The left figured out that by labeling more and more speech as "hate" and "intolerant," they could take down figures out the right without ever actually debating them on the merits of issues.

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Is Biblical Truth No Different Than the Yanny vs. Laurel Debate?

The Yanny vs. Laurel debate has taken the internet by storm. The offshoot of all this is simple (and scary): Two sincere people can hear (or see) two different things at one and the same time, even though they're hearing (or seeing) the very same thing. But that does mean that all truth is up for grabs?

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Royal Wedding and Episcopal Love

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The wedding sermon from Episcopal Church USA Michael Curry justifiably has earned rave reviews for compelling delivery and a love-soaked message very appropriate for a wedding, royal or otherwise.

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The Misleading Language of the Social Justice Movement

For the only way to objectively determine if this multiethnic vision that the 11 o'clock hour on Sunday morning no longer remains "the most segregated hour in America", if that's the case at all, is by visually observing and monitoring how many people of varying shades of melanin are occupying the pews on any given Sunday morning.

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3 Words of Encouragement While We Wait for Christ's Return

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It can be difficult to remember the security of our eternity when we are facing the ugly realities of a sinful and fallen world. In a time when human life is devalued, when virtue is weakened or even shamed, and when our God is continually shoved out of a culture that constantly claims to esteem love above everything else, it is tempting for God's people to fall into discouragement and even despair.

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How to Have Eternal Life

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What teachings of the scriptures encapsulate the requirements for eternal life? We're going to look at some scriptures, and some instructions in those scriptures for how to receive eternal life, live it out on Earth, and how to be found as a faithful servant when we meet Jesus in heaven.