Willow Creek's Bill Hybels Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Bill Hybels, founder and senior pastor of the multi-campus Willow Creek Community Church, has denied multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, including a consensual affair with a married woman, who retracted her claims. Investigations commissioned by the church also could not substantiate the allegations.


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New 'Unbroken' Movie Shows Impact Billy Graham Had in Transforming Louis Zamperini's Life

"Unbroken: Path to Redemption," tells the second half of Olympic gold medalist Louis Zamperini's life after he returns to America from World World II as a prisoner of war survivor. The new film details the encounter Zamperini had with Billy Graham that would change the hero's life forever.


LGBT Activists Assault Christians Protesting Homoerotic Ads in the Netherlands

Conservative Catholic demonstrators were physically harassed, spat on and assaulted by LGBT activists earlier this month while protesting an Amsterdam-based clothing retailer's "overt and offensive" homosexual advertisements in the Netherlands.


What Should Be Done With the Student Marchers From Parkland?


Castigating the kids of Parkland, including the hundreds and thousands of others who identify closely with them and are as vulnerable to gun violence as they are—and in many cases even more so—is to do the diametric opposite of what Jesus did on the day he called the children to himself.


Navy Floats Idea of Atheist Chaplains

Like most leaders, Senator Roger Wicker is astounded that the Navy is even considering letting someone who doesn't believe in God join the chaplaincy. Three years ago, the idea was so absurd that even Obama's military attorneys went to court to stop it.

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What Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking Said About God, Heaven


The famed astrophysicist, who struggled for most of his life with ALS, left the shackles of his withered body on March 14th, his soul launched into a Christ-less eternity. He had a huge impact as a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. While he made references to God, he remained a staunch atheist to the end.


7 Potentially Deadly Church Sicknesses

For the past two years, I have been monitoring the comments and challenges mentioned by church leaders. I am attempting to answer the question: What is hindering many of our churches from achieving health and vitality?


How We Can Help Children Find Their Calling


Everyone who has been through elementary school has been asked the basic question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" When we ask that question, we are teaching children that your job is an important part of your identity. But how much help do we really give kids in figuring out why vocation is important?

Christians, Get Ready for Persecution in the West


I firmly believe there is a trend being established in the Western world. It's subtle in nature but if you are carefully watching what is going on, you will discern that the tide of public opinion is rapidly turning against true Bible-believing Christians. It is time for followers of Jesus to get ready for persecution in the West.


America Needs Revival but It Must Start With Me


I'll be honest with you: I can be quick to say, "That person needs Jesus." Truthfully, I need Jesus just as much (if not more sometimes) than when I make unhealthy comments like that. Recently, I've come to realize that instead of constantly praying for revival "in other people" I need to first be praying for revival within myself.

7 Reasons Churches Don't Grow


They're not friendly enough. There have been far too many times I've walked through the foyer of a church and NOT been greeted or said hello to or helped. First impressions matter.