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Retiring megachurch pastor Rick Warren stood up among a crowd of Southern Baptists to address the convention for what could be his last time. The 68-year-old leader referred to his remarks as both a “love letter” to the denomination and his “dying words.” “Are we going to keep bickering over secondary issues,” Warren asked, “or […]

A sculpture outside of a Wittenberg church where Martin Luther once preached shows three small people in pointy hats, meant to be Jews, sucking from the teats of a large female pig. A fourth figure stands behind the sow, lifting up the pig’s tail, and looking at its butt. The obscene and bizarre image has […]

During its annual gathering on Friday, the General Assembly of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC) issued an apology for four incidents of racism that allegedly took place during the meeting. The Assembly also passed a statement of “sorrow and regret” without dissent on Friday. A day earlier, representatives of the Conferencing Office of Eastern University informed […]

According to a new report, four pastors at a Canadian megachurch are facing 38 accusations of sexual misconduct. The church, The Meeting House in Oakville, Ontario, held a meeting last week during which leaders shared dozens of accusations of abuse, CBN News reports. The Meeting House hired victim advocate Melodie Bisell to help them handle […]

Palestinian Mohammad El Halabi (C), a manager of operations in the Gaza Strip for U.S.-based christian charity World Vision, accused by Israel of funneling millions of dollars in aid money to Hamas in Gaza, a charge denied by the Islamist militant group, is seen before a hearing at the Beersheba district court in southern Israel, […]

Attendees walk outside the SBC Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California, on June 14. 2022. | Baptist Press/Camille Grochowski Southern Baptists adopted a resolution Tuesday rejecting the prosperity gospel, calling it false teaching and distortion of Scripture, particularly regarding Jesus Christ’s atoning work on the cross.  Assembled in Anaheim, California, this week for the denomination’s annual […]

With a wave of yellow ballots across a massive meeting hall in Anaheim, thousands of Southern Baptists voted to reform their denomination’s response to abuse, including adopting the database of abusers that survivors had long called for. Two survivors in attendance hugged and cried, and supporters of the measure rose in applause as the move […]

Calling is a funny thing. When Michael Martin accepted the pastor position at Stillmeadow Community Fellowship, he expected he’d preach, pray, counsel, marry, bury, baptize, and otherwise shepherd the flock at the Evangelical Free Church in Baltimore. He didn’t plan on becoming an urban forest keeper. “It took a minute,” he said, laughing at the […]

The executive director of a pro-life pregnancy resource center that was vandalized with threatening messages last week says her ministry will continue serving women in the face of potential danger. Mountain Area Pregnancy Services of Asheville, N.C., was defaced with red spray-painted messages, including “If Abortions Aren’t Safe, Neither Are You” and “No Forced Birth.” […]

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to put stronger protections in place for Supreme Court justices and pro-life organizations as they face rising threats. “The DOJ must protect the integrity of the Court and protect the rights and freedoms of pro-life organizations,” Rubio asserted. According to CBN News, a […]


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