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Sex and the City of God by Carolyn Weber, Free for CAPC Members – Christ and Pop Culture

Sex and the City of God by Carolyn Weber is graciously available free to Christ and Pop Culture members until January 8, 2021, through our partnership with InterVarsity Press. I talk to myself. I always have. I also read voraciously, and that contributes to the inner chattiness. The opinions of my past and current selves... Read more

Compassion (&) Conviction, Free for CAPC Members – Christ and Pop Culture

Christ and Pop Culture members receive a digital copy of Compassion (&) Conviction, until December 31, 2020, through our partnership with InterVarsity Press. Its an election year. The very words summon deep dread in me. And, for reasons to be explained, make me think of touching a live 9-volt battery to my tongue. If you... Read more

Hindus, Ex-Church Members Attack Christian Family in India

Hindus, Ex-Church Members Attack Christian Family in India HYDERABAD, India, Sept. 25, 2020 (Morning Star News) Punita Kumari was caring for her family in eastern India the morning of Sept. 14 when leaders of about 25 hard-line Hindu assailants armed with bamboo sticks forced their way into their one-room home.Saying Christians could not live in... Read more

U.S. Department of Defense to Implement Guidelines to Protect Service Members’ Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of Defense to Implement Guidelines to Protect Service Members' Religious Freedom The U.S. Department of Defense says new guidelines will be put into place to protect religious liberty rights for military service members.According to CBN News, the U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper began looking into the issue after hearing that some military... Read more

SNP must allow members to disagree on abortion and transgender ideology – Catholic Church

Lonely: Dr Lisa Cameron is one of the few SNP MPs to have consistently voted against pro-abortion measures.The Catholic Church in Scotland has accused the SNP of discriminating against party members who oppose abortion and gender fluidity.  Anthony Horan, director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office in Scotland, told The Times that pro-life members like Dr Lisa... Read more

The Gospel in Dickens, Discount for CAPC Members – Christ and Pop Culture

Christ and Pop Culture members receive 30% off The Gospel in Dickens, edited by Gina Dalfonzo, until October 11, 2020, through our partnership with Plough Publishing House. With the state of the world today, escaping into a good read is more tempting than ever. We can set aside our personal and collective troubles by entering... Read more

Christian Church in Iran Is Believed to Have Nearly 1 Million Members despite Violent Persecution, Survey Finds

Christian Church in Iran Is Believed to Have Nearly 1 Million Members despite Violent Persecution, Survey Finds The State Department reports that Iran is the biggest state sponsor of terror in the world. And it is also one of the hottest recruiting and funding countries for Islamic terror. But even though it may be a... Read more

Free Audiobook: How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics?

Navigating Political Difference Many new believers have questions about what it means to live as a Christian in the context of a local church, and pastors are looking for resources to pass along to their congregations to help them think biblically about the Christian life. 9Marks Church Questions is a series that seeks to provide... Read more

Almost All 40 Atlanta Church Members Who Contracted COVID-19 in July Have Recovered

Almost All 40 Atlanta Church Members Who Contracted COVID-19 in July Have Recovered Almost all 40 of the congregants from an Alabama church that made headlines after the congregants contracted the novel Coronavirus have fully recovered, according to a report published by the Baptist Press. In the report, it states that one family is still... Read more

Wait with Me by Jason Gaboury, Free for CAPC Members – Christ and Pop Culture

Wait with Me by Jason Gaboury is graciously available free to Christ and Pop Culture members until November 26, 2020, through our partnership with InterVarsity Press. During our current pandemic-induced distancing, most of us have experienced a shrinking of our social interactions. We are working, schooling, and worshiping from home. The bulk of our community... Read more

Pasadena Threatens Church Members with 1 Year of Jail for Attending Indoor Worship Service

Pasadena Threatens Church Members with 1 Year of Jail for Attending Indoor Worship Service The city of Pasadena, Calif., is threatening a local church with fines, jail and even closure for violating government restrictions prohibiting indoor worship services. The congregation, Harvest Church, filed a lawsuit in July against the state of California over the restrictions and... Read more

20 Quotes on Loving Church Members with Different Politics

I (Matt Smethurst) recently read Jonathan Leeman and Andy Naselli’s helpful new booklet, How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics? (Crossway, 2020). It’s an ideal resource for church leaders to recommend and give away to their congregations during a contentious election season. The following 20 quotes caught my attention. Our concern here is... Read more

Free Ebook: ‘Habits of Grace’ for Crossway+ Members

Download a Free Ebook to Help You Cultivate Habits of Grace In addition to standard discounts on all products and free shipping within the contiguous US on orders of $30 or more, one of the benefits of Crossway+ is receiving the occasional free ebookno strings attached! Today, we're pleased to offer you a free digital... Read more

California District Attorney Will Not Arrest Church Members for Meeting

California District Attorney Will Not Arrest Church Members for Meeting District Attorney Dan Dow has declared San Luis Obispo County in central California a sanctuary county for churches holding worship services or singing.According to The Christian Post, Dow will not prosecute churches in his county who have defied a recent order from California... Read more

A Christian Advocacy Group Says It’s ‘Concerned’ About a Board Member’s Reported Behavior Towards AOC | RELEVANT Magazine

Bread for the World, a Christian advocacy group led by Eugene Cho, says it’s “concerned” about board member Florida Representative Ted Yoho’s reported use of a vulgar sexist slur against New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In a statement posted online, the group said Yoho’s “behavior in the past few days does not reflect the... Read more

British ISIS members say they were jailers of Christian aid worker Kayla Mueller

Kayla Mueller, a Christian aid worker, died while being held by ISISReutersMore light has been shed on the horrific ordeal of a young Christian woman who was raped and tortured by ISIS militants before being killed. In a video obtained by US news channel NCB, British ISIS members Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh shared... Read more

Church Members ‘Valiantly Risked’ Their Lives as Man Stabbed 2 at Bible Study

Church Members 'Valiantly Risked' Their Lives as Man Stabbed 2 at Bible Study Police in Fairfax County, Va., arrested a suspect Saturday in the stabbing of two people at a Bible study at a well-known church in Chantilly.Both injuries were reported as non-life-threatening.Chance Harrison, 32, of South Riding was arrested and charged with... Read more

Man Whose Family Members Were Slaves, Man Whose Family Owned Slaves Encourage Americans to ‘Rise Above Racism’

Man Whose Family Members Were Slaves, Man Whose Family Owned Slaves Encourage Americans to 'Rise Above Racism' A white man whose ancestors were slave owners and an African American man whose ancestors were the slaves owned by that family are inviting people to discuss racial healing at a seven-part retreat from CMAX.tv called... Read more

Choir, Orchestra Members at Church Where Vice President Pence Visited Tested Positive for COVID-19

Choir, Orchestra Members at Church Where Vice President Pence Visited Tested Positive for COVID-19 Five choir and orchestra members at a Dallas megachurch where Vice President Mike Pence visited this weekend tested positive for the coronavirus before the vice presidents visit.According to Buzzfeed, another member of First Baptists Church in Dallas orchestra also... Read more

Church Members Hospitalized as 200 Officials Destroy Church in China

Church Members Hospitalized as 200 Officials Destroy Church in China One church has been demolished by officials using cranes and heavy-duty machinery as Christians in China continue to be persecuted.ChinaAid, a non-profit Christian organization for the human rights of Chinese citizens, reported that 200 communist officials stormed into Sunzhuang Church in Henan province... Read more

Theological Triage Is for Church Members, Too

He was waiting by my office door at 8 a.m. on Monday, and I could tell he wasnt chipper. Church members who rise early to greet you without an invitation usually arent. Pastors arent usually chipper on Monday morning, either. I spoke to him as warmly as an early morning before the requisite two cups... Read more

Christians in India Prevented from Burying Deceased Family Members

Christians in India Prevented from Burying Deceased Family Members Acts of persecution are on the rise in India, as evidenced by several acts of violence and exclusion carried out against the Christian community. According to Open Doors USA, ADF India said that six acts of violence against Christians took place in April, even as... Read more

Hawk Nelson Members Release Statement following Frontman’s Departure from Christianity

Hawk Nelson Members Release Statement following Frontman's Departure from Christianity The remaining members of Christian Band Hawk Nelson have released a statement following their front mans departure from Christianity.On Thursday, bass guitar player Daniel Biro, guitar player Micah Kuiper and drum player David Niacaris released a statement offering love and support to the... Read more

5 Common Ways Church Members Go Astray

Keep Watch As you engage relationally with your local fellowship and hear of a member in one of these situations, take note: that brother or sister could already be straying. Here are five common ways church members go astray. Sinning Sheep Lets start with an easy situationnot necessarily easy to address, but easy to recognize.... Read more

The Seamless Life by Steven Garber, Free for CAPC Members – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] The Seamless Life by Steven Garber is graciously out there free to Christ and Pop Tradition members till July 8, 2020, by way of our partnership with InterVarsity Press. What is vocation? Im usually known as upon to think about this query, as I navigate between a full-time job and the freelance writing and... Read more

10 Church Members God Particularly Calls Me To Love – Tim Challies

[ad_1] In a latest and widely-shared article, a pastor offers a collection of profiles of church members who drive him loopy and make pastoral ministry lower than enjoyable. Although he tells of his love for the native church and his dedication to it, he additionally says that each church he is aware of has members... Read more

New Function for Bible Gateway Plus Members: Reverse Interlinear – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] New to Bible Gateway Plus? $3.99 a month places a library of commentaries, research notes, and Greek & Hebrew language instruments proper in your pocket. It’s the simplest approach for Bible Gateway lovers to simplify and deepen their private or group research of the Bible! And we’ve simply added a brand new characteristic that... Read more

Sacred Endurance by Trillia Newbell, Free for CAPC Members – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] Sacred Endurance by Trillia Newbellis graciously accessible free to Christ and Pop Tradition members till June 11, 2020, by means of our partnership with InterVarsity Press. I am not a runner. I attempted for a bit after I was in junior excessive and highschool, however operating largely simply makes me miserablelike my physique is... Read more

Did a Minnesota Church Truly Ask Aged Members to Depart? | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] A tragic, heated controversy is effervescent in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, the place members of Grove United Methodist Church say their church, which is about to undertake a “hard reset” in an try to draw new members, has requested its aged regulars to worship elsewhere. The church’s pastor Reverend Dan Wetterstrom disputes such... Read more

The Reluctant Witness by Don Everts, Free for CAPC Members – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] The Reluctant Witness by Don Evertsis graciously accessible free to Christ and Pop Tradition members till February 7, 2020, by our partnership with InterVarsity Press. As an introverted public faculty educator, I've the proper excuse neatly lined as much as not evangelize to individuals on this darkish world. The separation of church and state... Read more