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‘Blessed Are the Peacemakers’: Christian Leaders Praise Trump for Israel-UAE Peace Deal

'Blessed Are the Peacemakers': Christian Leaders Praise Trump for Israel-UAE Peace Deal Vice President Mike Pence and several Christian leaders referenced Scripture after Israel signed a historic peace deal with two Arab nations Tuesday at the White House.Blessed Are The Peacemakers, Pence tweeted, quoting Jesus words in Matthew 5:9.Blessed Are The Peacemakers pic.twitter.com/CxHTAkc86u Mike Pence... Read more

Church leaders ‘appalled’ by racism

(Photo: Unsplash/James Eades)Leaders in the Church of Ireland have spoken out against racism and the "shameful" slave trade in the West, as they called on local churches to support black and minority ethnic (BME) groups. In a statement on the Black Lives Matter movement, the Church and Society Commission of the Church of Ireland said... Read more

Good Leaders Embrace Their Limits

Editors’ note:  This article is published in partnership with Crossway and adapted from Lead by Paul David Tripp, 2020. Used by permission of Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers, crossway.org. Once I was speaking at a mens conference and was asked if I could choose a superpower, what it would be. Others had... Read more

Paul Tripp on Leaders Who Wont Flame Out – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: A number of years ago, I grew distressed with a number of friends and colleagues who had left the ministry and made controversy and scandal. I tried to learn what had... Read more

Church leaders pray for peace in Birmingham after fatal stabbings

(Photo: Unsplash/Anthony Gilbert)Church leaders in Birmingham are praying for peace after a spate of stabbings across the city at the weekend left one dead.  A 23-year-old man was killed and seven others injured in the attacks, which took place in the early hours of Sunday morning.  A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with... Read more

Evangelical Leaders Harassed by Rioters following Trump’s RNC Speech

Evangelical Leaders Harassed by Rioters following Trump's RNC Speech As the 2020 Republican National Convention came to a close on Thursday, multiple attendees and prominent evangelicals were met by profanities, threats and violence from rioters as they were leaving the South Lawn of the White House.According to Christian Today, Trumps faith advisor, Paula White, condemned... Read more

QAnon called a ‘political cult’ and ‘satanic movement’ by Christian leaders

A supporter holds a QAnon sign as U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S., August 2, 2018ReutersEvangelical leaders have labelled conspiracy theory movement, QAnon, a "political cult" and a "Satanic movement". QAnon was created in 2017 anonymously, and has gone on to claim that U.S. President... Read more

More Than 300 Faith Leaders Call on Trump, Republicans to Change Immigration Policies

More Than 300 Faith Leaders Call on Trump, Republicans to Change Immigration Policies WASHINGTON (RNS) More than 300 faith leaders have signed a letter addressed to delegates to the Republican National Convention and President Donald Trump demanding the commander in chief end immigration policies they argue are inhumane.Our sacred texts challenge us, first and foremost,... Read more

7 reasons why Christian leaders fall

(Photo: Unsplash/Freestocks)Why do they fall? They fall for the same reason that all Christians fall. Each of us are drawn away by our own evil desires and enticed. When these desires are acted upon, they lead to sin (cf. James 1:14-15). Sin has a life cycleit either grows or withers depending on whether we feed... Read more

Faith Leaders Speak Out against Shooting of Jacob Blake, Subsequent Riots

Faith Leaders Speak Out against Shooting of Jacob Blake, Subsequent Riots On Sunday evening, 29-year-old Jacob Blake was critically wounded after being shot by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Several Christian leaders expressed outrage over the shooting as well as the subsequent riots that have taken place as protestors smashed windows and set cars... Read more

Evangelical Leaders Ask Ohio’s Board of Health to Deem Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Evangelical Leaders Ask Ohio's Board of Health to Deem Pornography a Public Health Crisis Evangelical leaders in Ohio presented the states Board of Health with a resolution this week that calls for pornography to be deemed a public health crisis.According to CBN News, 74 evangelical leaders in Ohio agreed to sign their name to the... Read more

4 Reasons Kamala Harris’ Selection for VP Concerns Christian Leaders

Michael Foust | ChristianHeadlines.com Contributor | Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Joe Biden called Kamala Harris a fearless fighter for the little guy and one of the countrys finest public servants when he announced her as his pick for vice president Tuesday.Many Christian leaders and social conservatives, though, say Harris record on social conservative issues... Read more

Dozens of faith leaders call for action to stop ‘genocide’ of Uighars in China

FILE PHOTO: Workers walk by the perimeter fence of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Dabancheng in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China September 4, 2018.(Reuters/Thomas Peter/File Photo)The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, is among the dozens of faith leaders to have signed a letter demanding action to stop atrocities... Read more

Training Indigenous Church Leaders

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Tony Merida: Welcome to “Churches Planting Churches,” a podcast on the theology and practice of church planting. I’m your host, Tony Merida. God commissions his people to be global disciple-makers. It’s our great... Read more

Christian Leaders Disagree with MacArthur’s Church: Bible Doesn’t Require ‘Civil Disobedience’ in Pandemic

Christian Leaders Disagree with MacArthur's Church: Bible Doesn't Require 'Civil Disobedience' in Pandemic Two leaders at a well-known Christian ministry say they respect John MacArthurs church for defying an order from the state of California but believe other churches can reach a different conclusion and still be obedient to Christ and Scripture.Mark Dever,... Read more

Caucus Uniting Pro-Israel Christian Leaders with Israel’s Parliament to Relaunch This Week

Caucus Uniting Pro-Israel Christian Leaders with Israel's Parliament to Relaunch This Week The Knesset Christian Allies Caucus is set to relaunch this week at the 23rd Knesset at the Friends of Zion Ambassador Institute in Jerusalem.According to CBN News, the KCAC works as a link between pro-Israel Christian leaders and Israels Knesset, or... Read more

Over 100 faith leaders urge Democratic party to adopt pro-life policies

(Photo: Pexels/Andreas Wohlfahrt)Over 100 faith leaders and theologians have signed an open letter to the Democrats calling on them to recognize the dignity of the unborn in their policy choices and move away from "abortion extremism".  The letter was compiled by the Democrats for Life coalition but signatories also include non-Democrats.  The faith leaders said... Read more

Leaders meet virtually to resolve Mali crisis, regional instability – Mission Network News

Mali (MNN) — Leaders from five neighboring countries met in Mali with President Keta a few days ago to resolve Malis political crisis. The heads of state failed to find a solution, so discussions continue today via video conferencing. Whats behind Malis unrest? Protests began weeks ago following spring elections. Today, demonstrators call for Ketas... Read more

100 Faith Leaders Urge Democrats: Stop Supporting ‘Abortion Extremism’

100 Faith Leaders Urge Democrats: Stop Supporting 'Abortion Extremism' A coalition of more than 100 religious leaders and theologians, including some registered Democrats, sent an open letter to the Democratic platform committee Friday, urging it to reject taxpayer funding of abortion and to embrace policies that support legal protection for pre-born children.The committee... Read more

John Lewis and CT Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle

(Photo: Unsplash/James Eades) Vivian, an early adviser to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., died July 17 at the age of 95. News of his passing was followed just hours later by that of Lewis, 80, an ordained Baptist minister and towering figure in the civil rights struggle. That both men were people of the... Read more

Muslim leaders express concern over plans to make Hagia Sophia a mosque

The former Byzantine cathedral is to be turned into a mosque(Photo: Unsplash/Engin Akyurt)Muslim leaders have expressed their support for calls to keep the Hagia Sophia in Turkey open to people of all faiths. The UNESCO World Heritage Site dates back to the sixth century and was originally a cathedral before becoming a mosque after the Ottoman... Read more

Faith Leaders Decry Trump Administration’s Renewed Use of Death Penalty

Faith Leaders Decry Trump Administration's Renewed Use of Death Penalty WASHINGTON (RNS) Faith leaders are speaking out against the federal governments decision to begin executing federal prisoners, decrying the Trump administrations decision to end a nearly two-decade-long moratorium on the federal death penalty.The outcry comes as the U.S. Department of Justice carried out... Read more

25 Black Faith Leaders Everyone Should Follow | RELEVANT Magazine

When it comes to faith, it can be easy to silo off into one or two specific lanes online, where all you ever see is your own opinion bounced back at you. That’s no way to manage a spiritual journey. For all the bad things about social media, one of the good things is... Read more

Faith leaders urge Chancellor to cancel debt of developing countries as they battle coronavirus

Faith groups played a key role in Christian Aid's Ebola response in Sierra Leone, including by distributing food to quarantined homes in the capital Freetown.(Photo: Christian Aid/A D'Unienville)The former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Williams is among the faith leaders calling on the Chancellor to cancel the debts of developing countries battling the impact of coronavirus. ... Read more

Evangelical, Catholic Leaders Say Trump Has Left Persecuted Christians in Danger

Evangelical, Catholic Leaders Say Trump Has Left Persecuted Christians in Danger (RNS) For years, Donald Trump and administration officials have championed protecting religious freedom abroad including for Christians persecuted for their faith as a key foreign policy goal.But according to a new report released Friday (July 10) from two Christian groups, the president... Read more

Poll: Churchgoers Worry That Leaders Who Leave the Faith Will ‘Lead Others Astray’

Poll: Churchgoers Worry That Leaders Who Leave the Faith Will 'Lead Others Astray' Churchgoers in a new survey say theyre concerned for the eternal destiny of Christian leaders who walk away from the faith but also for the many people they may influence by their stance.The LifeWay Research survey asked 1,002 American Protestant... Read more

White Church Leaders’ Praise + Protest Pledge

As white church leaders, ministry leaders, worship leaders, songwriters, artists, producers, company owners, heads of organizations, we come together to express our commitment towards fighting racial injustice in our own spheres of influence and America at large. Through this signed statement, we pledge to begin the work required to build environments that are racially just... Read more

Heart for Lebanon equips Syrian leaders – Mission Network News

Syria (MNN) Heart for Lebanon is equipping Syrian leaders from among the refugee population in Lebanon through a new leadership development curriculum. Heart for Lebanons Tom Atema explains how evangelism is key to the organization. If Heart for Lebanon is known for anything, it should and must be known for an organization that makes disciples.... Read more

Evangelical Leaders Are Speaking up about Race But Will This New Focus Last?

Evangelical Leaders Are Speaking up about Race But Will This New Focus Last? (RNS) Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear said, Of course, Black lives matter.Religious broadcasting veteran Pat Robertson stated, It seems like now is the time to say, I understand your pain. I want to comfort you.Houston megachurch pastor Joel Osteen... Read more