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Keith, Kristyn Getty: Christianity Is Not ‘At Odds’ with Science

Keith, Kristyn Getty: Christianity Is Not 'At Odds' with Science Irish-born hymn writers Keith and Kristyn Getty, best known for their hit song In Christ Alone, are calling Christians to recognize the compatibility between God and science amid an atheistic culture that says no such relationship exists.Kristyn Getty explained to The Christian Post that so... Read more

High-Profile Christians Respond to Raphael Warnock’s Assertion that He Is a ‘Pro-Choice Pastor’

High-Profile Christians Respond to Raphael Warnock's Assertion that He Is a 'Pro-Choice Pastor' Several well-known Christians are taking issue with Democratic Senate Candidate Raphael Warnock, senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, for making controversial comments on abortion and the military.According to CBN News, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) tweeted a 2011 sermon clip... Read more

Peanuts Specials to Air on TV after All

Peanuts Specials to Air on TV after All PBS has struck a deal with Apple and the iconic holiday Peanuts classics are going to air on television, the way it has been for decades, Fox News reports.Last month, fans of the Peanuts classics voiced disappointment when it was announced that the animated movies would not... Read more

Despite Loss, Difficult Days, Kathie Lee Gifford Asserts We Are ‘More Blessed Than We Are Burdened’

Despite Loss, Difficult Days, Kathie Lee Gifford Asserts We Are 'More Blessed Than We Are Burdened' Kathie Lee Gifford has had some tough days this year, as she recalled with Jill Martin during an interview on NBC's streaming service, Peacock.The tv commentator, who is best known for Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, a morning... Read more

Unborn Are America’s ‘Most Vulnerable Citizens’: 18 States Defend Fetal Heartbeat Ban in Court

Unborn Are America's 'Most Vulnerable Citizens': 18 States Defend Fetal Heartbeat Ban in Court A coalition of 18 states filed a brief with a federal appeals court this week asking it to uphold a recently passed Tennessee abortion restriction in order to protect societys most vulnerable citizens.At issue is a new Tennessee law that prohibits... Read more

New Initiative Aims to Plant Churches in Underserved Urban Areas

New Initiative Aims to Plant Churches in Underserved Urban Areas Pastors Thabiti Anyabwile and John Onwuchekwa have started a new initiative, called The Crete Collective, to minister to Black, Hispanic and Asian American church planters.The Crete Collective would place at the center of its work the concerns, ideals, aspirations, frustrations, struggles, and realities of black... Read more

Christian Convert Imprisoned in Iran Receives 80 Lashes for Drinking Communion Wine

Christian Convert Imprisoned in Iran Receives 80 Lashes for Drinking Communion Wine A Christian convert imprisoned in Iran has received 80 lashes for drinking communion wine.According to The Christian Post, Zaman Fadaee, who goes by the name Saheb, received the lashings Sunday as part of a 2016 conviction for drinking wine during a communion service.Fadaee... Read more

‘Jesus Is the Cure’: Megachurch Pastor John Hagee Recovers from COVID-19

'Jesus Is the Cure': Megachurch Pastor John Hagee Recovers from COVID-19 Senior Pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, John Hagee, has recovered from the COVID-19 virus and credits Jesus as the cure and vaccine, according to The Christian Post.I spent 15 days in the hospital with double pneumonia and Im still supposed to be... Read more

Christian Leaders Urge Prayer for Nigeria’s Forgotten Victims

Christian Leaders Urge Prayer for Nigeria's Forgotten Victims JOS, Nigeria, November 19, 2020 (Morning Star News) Their pleas for government help falling on deaf ears, Christian leaders issued calls for prayer this month as Islamic extremist groups continued terrorizing northeast Nigeria.In the wake of attacks and kidnappings by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram and its... Read more

Franklin Graham: Pray that God Will ‘Help Us Know the Truth’ about Election Fraud Claims

Franklin Graham: Pray that God Will 'Help Us Know the Truth' about Election Fraud Claims Evangelist Franklin Graham is asking Americans to pray for the truth to be known about allegations of election fraud, no matter the outcome.Graham, the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, made the comments on... Read more

William Bobby Mcclain, Leader in United Methodist Church and Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 82

William Bobby Mcclain, Leader in United Methodist Church and Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 82 (RNS) The Rev. William Bobby McClain, a longtime leader in the United Methodist Church and the civil rights movement, died Wednesday (Nov. 18) at age 82.  McClain was a pastor and professor who not only shaped the lives of the... Read more

Pro-Life Catholic Group Rebukes Bishops for Congratulating Joe Biden: They Are ‘Spitting at the Face of Christ

Pro-Life Catholic Group Rebukes Bishops for Congratulating Joe Biden: They Are 'Spitting at the Face of Christ Top leaders of a pro-life Catholic organization are decrying the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for congratulating Joe Biden, who is pro-abortion, on his presumed election win.According to The Daily Wire, Archbishop Jos H. Gomez of Los... Read more

Thankfulness Poll: Americans More Likely to Place Family Above Wealth in 2020, Survey

Thankfulness Poll: Americans More Likely to Place Family Above Wealth in 2020, Survey A pandemic apparently has led many Americans to reorient their life and to re-think what they are thankful for, a new LifeWay Research survey shows. Compared to a similar poll in 2016, Americans today are about as likely to say they are thankful for... Read more

Marie Stopes International changes name over founder’s eugenics support

Marie Stopes International has changed its name in order to distance itself from its founder and her support of eugenics.  It will now be known as MSI Reproductive Choices, a change it said "breaks with its connection to Marie Stopes, the woman and reflects the global organisation's bold new vision for the future: that by... Read more

Christians join calls to Boris Johnson not to slash aid budget

A Tearfund gender workshop in the Democratic Republic of Congo.TearfundChristian organisations are among the nearly 200 charities urging Boris Johnson not to slash Britain's overseas aid budget. The Government is planning to reduce the international development budget from 0.7% to 0.5% of GDP, amounting to billions in lost aid for poorer countries. Johnson has refused... Read more

Hundreds of healthcare workers oppose ‘at-home’ abortions in Northern Ireland

(Photo: Unsplash)Nearly 300 healthcare workers have signed an open letter to Northern Ireland's health minister expressing their opposition to 'at-home' abortions. The open letter to Robin Swann MLA follows a campaign by abortion advocates calling for the introduction of telemedicine abortion services.  In England, Scotland and Wales, abortion regulations were relaxed after the first national... Read more

Why ‘mobilisation’ isn’t the best word to use in the mission context

(Photo: Unsplash/Jacek Dylag)Mission agencies and their representatives like to talk about mobilisation. It is a broad-reaching term which includes recruiting actual missionaries, but also encouraging people to pray for mission, to give financially or to get involved in supporting mission work in a variety of other ways. And I wish they would stop it! The... Read more

An ugly Holocaust memorial in Westminster will do nothing to improve the plight of Britain’s Jews

An artist's impression of the proposed memorial designed by Sir David Adjaye(Photo: Adjaye Associates & Ron Arad Architects)What is the fundamental principle of the Torah loving your neighbour as yourself, or honouring the Divine image? There was actually a dispute about this conundrum, which took place in the 2nd century CE between two of the greatest... Read more

Social media: Your battlefield or your mission field?

USA (MNN) — Does it seem like your social media newsfeed is full of division and anger right now? Youre not alone. Between an election year in the United States, a global pandemic, social justice tensions, and holiday stress, theres a lot of kindling for keyboard warriors. But what if Christians viewed social media not... Read more

World Missionary Press sends hope to hurricane survivors – Mission Network News

Central America (MNN) — Initial damage reports from Hurricane Iota arent looking good. The storm killed dozens in Nicaragua and severely damaged or destroyed 98-percent of the infrastructure on a small Colombian island. Iota officially dissipated earlier this week, but its wrath remains. Forecasters predict extensive rainfall over parts of Central America already deluged by... Read more

Civil War engulfs Ethiopia’s Tigray region – Mission Network News

Ethiopia (MNN) — On Tuesday afternoon, an explosion rocked the capital of Ethiopias Tigray province, killing two civilians and injuring many more. Its another tragedy in the civil war that has erupted in Ethiopia. Forces loyal to the central government clash against those loyal to the local leaders of the Tigray region in the northern... Read more

Police, Church Members Pray Together after Hurricane Iota Devastates Honduras

Police, Church Members Pray Together after Hurricane Iota Devastates Honduras In a powerful display of faith, local police officers and church members are crying out to God as Hurricane Iota made landfall in Honduras this week.Iota, which has downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, was the second hurricane to hit Central America this... Read more

North Korean Defector Fled the Country So She Could Pray without Fear of Death

North Korean Defector Fled the Country So She Could Pray without Fear of Death "I want to live the life I choose" Sookyung Kang stated in a new video with the group, Liberty in North Korea, about her choice to defect from North Korea so she could pray without fear of dying."I chose my dreams and freedom," she... Read more

Christian Organizations Deploy Relief Teams to Central America after Hurricanes Make Landfall

Christian Organizations Deploy Relief Teams to Central America after Hurricanes Make Landfall Samaritan's Purse and World Vision, two well-known Christian humanitarian organizations, have sent relief teams to Central America after the region was ravaged by category 4 Hurricanes Eta and Iota this month. Iota is currently dropping heavy rainfall on the area.On Nov. 3, Hurricane... Read more

Major LGBT Group Urges Biden to Strip Accreditation of Christian Schools, Colleges

Major LGBT Group Urges Biden to Strip Accreditation of Christian Schools, Colleges The nations largest LGBT advocacy group is urging the future Biden administration to help pull the accreditation of Christian colleges and schools if they don't have a policy prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.The Human Rights Campaign posted its goals... Read more

California Pastor Turns 3 Chairs on The Voice, Advances to the Next Round

California Pastor Turns 3 Chairs on The Voice, Advances to the Next Round Pastor Jim Ranger astonished viewers when he turned three of the four judge's chairs on The Voice with his rendition of the country song "Blue Ain't Your Color."The California pastor of New Life Church blew away judges, with John Legend turning his... Read more

More Than 170 Arrested in 2-Year Investigation into Florida Sex Trafficking Network

More Than 170 Arrested in 2-Year Investigation into Florida Sex Trafficking Network More than 170 people are facing charges as part of a two-year investigation into a sex trafficking network in Florida.As The Christian Post reports, the Tallahassee Police Department announced this week that Operation Stolen Innocence had led to an unprecedented number of arrests. The... Read more

‘I’m a Pro-Choice Pastor,’ Raphael Warnock Says, Sparking Pro-Life Pushback

'I'm a Pro-Choice Pastor,' Raphael Warnock Says, Sparking Pro-Life Pushback Georgia minister and U.S. Senate candidate Raphael Warnock sparked a cultural and social media debate this week about Christianity and the unborn when he called himself a pro-choice pastor and said he will fight to keep abortion legal.Warnock, the senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church... Read more

‘The Case for Christmas’: Author Lee Strobel Explores the Historical Accuracy of Jesus’ Birth in New Bible Study

'The Case for Christmas': Author Lee Strobel Explores the Historical Accuracy of Jesus' Birth in New Bible Study Lee Strobel, best known for his classic book The Case For Christ, will be exploring the historical narrative behind the birth of Jesus in the upcoming Bible study, "The Case for Christmas".The atheist-turned-Christian and former award-winning former... Read more

Atheist Group Files Complaint after Football Coach Leads Team in Lord’s Prayer

Atheist Group Files Complaint after Football Coach Leads Team in Lord's Prayer A tweet showing a football coach leading his team in the Lords Prayer has sparked a letter of complaint from a national atheist group.The Freedom From Religion Foundation mailed a letter Oct. 30 to the Fannin County School superintendent after Fannin Countys football... Read more