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Megachurch pastor stars in Amazon Prime series leading motorcyclists on ride of lifetime
Brian Tome, pastor of Crossroads Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the star of a new seven-episode adventure reality series on Amazon Prime titled, “Phantom Lake.”
Blues and more come alive in the Mississippi Delta
The Mississippi Delta, a swath of northwest Mississippi in the shadow of its namesake river, is home to small Southern towns, the regional cuisine you expect and an outsized legacy that ranges from a seminal Civil War battle to an entire genre of music.
John Crist cancels remaining 2019 tour dates due to sexual misconduct allegations
Popular Christian comedian John Crist has canceled his latest tour due to reports that he engaged in multiple instances of sexual misconduct including sexting, harassment, and affairs with married women.
142 killed, 3,000 displaced in attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria
A group of armed men suspected to be radical Fulani herdsmen attacked several villages in Nigeria’s Plateau State, killing at least 142 people, abducting dozens, mostly women, and displacing more than 3,000 people, according to reports.
Burkina Faso coup leader sworn in as president, vows to defeat Islamic extremism
Burkina Faso coup leader Paul-Henri Damiba has been sworn in as president and vowed to win the war on Islamic extremism that has plagued the country in recent years, leading the U.S. government to restrict $160 million in aid.
The future of our high schoolers is at stake. Let's invest in them
But I’ve seen something else lately — students are losing hope. As adults, we know the stress and uncertainty this pandemic has caused, but what about teens? Are we seeing their struggle?
The new frontline against woke capital - part 2
Visit the front line of the fight against the politicization and ideological capture of the investing industry, frequently under the name of ESG: Environmental, Social, and Governance.
Lilly Endowment Gives Christian Ministries $70 Million to Support Pastors Facing Challenges, Isolation
The Lilly Endowment has donated a combined $70 million to dozens of Christian colleges and ministries across the nation to help them establish pastor support networks and programs in 29 states.
About elitists, rednecks, uneducated buffoons, bigots, and deplorables
Recently, I attended a worship service in a small rural church in North Carolina with a segment of our country’s citizens, who, by the standards of many today, would be deemed as rednecks, uneducated buffoons, bigots, and deplorables.
Pastor jailed in Laos for over 1 year released, convicted of 'disrupting unity'
A Christian pastor imprisoned in the Southeast Asian country of Laos for refusing to halt worship has been freed after over one year in detention.
16-year-old boy suffers burns over 60% of his body in suspected anti-Christian attack
A 16-year-old Christian boy suffered burns over 60% of his body after an acid attack in eastern India’s Bihar state. The family says they suspect Hindu nationalists are behind it because the boy is a leader in a local church and the area they live in has anti-Christian sentiments.
Race and the question of character
Perhaps one of the most profound statements in human history was made by Martin Luther King Jr. when he stated that people should not be judged by the color of their skin, but by “the content of their character.”
What discipleship is and isn't
Discipleship is not simply a matter of depending on God for safety but recognizing that safety is less important than following where God leads.
New York City mayor seeks help to end 'kids killing kids' in the city
The ongoing murders in NYC are a sad tragedy, but it is an opportunity for the Church to step in and minister to families to restore their affiliation with Jesus Christ.
Justin Bieber gives emotional performance of ‘Holy’ on 'SNL' featuring Chance the Rapper
Pop star Justin Bieber was the featured guest on "SNL," where he performed his latest single “Holy” with Chance the Rapper.
Redeemed Quartet of Gen Zers reaching millions with the Gospel in unexpected music ministry
From shooting a video at the Ark Encounter to eating whale meat with fans in Alaska, the Redeemed Quartet from rural Indiana has had an exciting half-dozen years of singing gospel music — a ministry those in the group never planned.
Locust infestation could cause next famine in Africa, evangelical charity warns
A historic desert locust infestation in East Africa could cause the next major famine as people in the region are already struggling with hunger after droughts were followed by cyclone flooding, one of the world’s leading evangelical aid charities has warned.
What megachurches, neighborhood churches and the multi-site mov't are telling us
We often think of the three groups of churches as distinct categories. Megachurches are those congregations with an average worship attendance of 2,000 or more. Neighborhood churches are located in and serving a specific and, often, smaller demographic area. Multi-site churches have more than one location or venue.
Rainbow Oreos and American democracy
If we cannot live with the ideological tension inevitable in such a diverse nation as ours, we would likely be better off moving to a more culturally and ideologically homogeneous society like Iran or North Korea.
Some climate alarmists want you dead, literally
Why do some climate alarmists essentially wish us all dead? Because they think people are bad for the earth. They don’t believe in God.