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Pastor John Piper Explains Why He Isn’t Voting for Trump or Biden

Pastor John Piper Explains Why He Isn't Voting for Trump or Biden John Piper suggested in a new piece for his site, Desiring God, that he may not be voting for Donald Trump or Joe Biden in the presidential election.I think it is a drastic mistake to think that the deadly influences of a leader... Read more

Michigan Pastor Resigns over Pro-Trump Congregation

Michigan Pastor Resigns over Pro-Trump Congregation A Christian Reformed Church pastor from Holland, Michigan has stepped down from his position due to the large support that his congregation has for President Donald Trump.On Oct. 11, Keith Mannes delivered his final sermon to East Saugatuck CRC, after serving as its pastor for four years in his... Read more

‘You Will Be the President Again’: Pastor Prophesies over President Trump at Las Vegas Church

'You Will Be the President Again': Pastor Prophesies over President Trump at Las Vegas Church On Sunday morning, Trump attended the International Church of Las Vegas where one of the pastors prophesied a second term victory for the president, The Christian Post reports.At 4:30, the Lord said to me, 'I am going to give your president... Read more

Harvest Bible Chapel Reaches Multimillion-Dollar Settlement with Former Pastor James MacDonald

Harvest Bible Chapel Reaches Multimillion-Dollar Settlement with Former Pastor James MacDonald Chicago-based megachurch Harvest Bible Chapel has awarded its former pastor, James Macdonald, $1.45 million and the right to continue his ministry, Walk in the Word, following a contentious falling out between both parties last year.As Christian Headlines previously reported, MacDonald, who founded Harvest Bible... Read more

Pastor Murdered, Two Arrested, One at Large

Pastor Murdered, Two Arrested, One at Large A Florida Pastor was murdered after an altercation broke out between a group of men in front of a local business. Gregory Boyd, 54, pastor of New Birth Harvest Outreach Ministries Churches of Deliverance in Miami, Florida, was allegedly shot and killed by three perpetrators when he was... Read more

Crossway+ Special: Pastor Appreciation Month

October 19, 2020 by: Crossway An Exclusive Deal for Crossway+ Members Starting today and running through October 23, 2020, Crossway+ members receive special deals on select resources for pastors, including The Collected Works of John Piper for $150 (MSRP $699). Not a Crossway+ member? Create a free Crossway+ account. Then, browse the list below to... Read more

Voting for the Lesser of Two Evils Is ‘Still Evil,’ Pastor Fredrick Price Jr. Tells Christians

Voting for the Lesser of Two Evils Is 'Still Evil,' Pastor Fredrick Price Jr. Tells Christians Pastor Frederick Price Jr. of the megachurch Crenshaw Christian Center, in Los Angeles, California encouraged Christians to vote your conscience in the 2020 Presidential election while asserting that voting for the lesser of the two evils is still evil.In... Read more

Kamala Harris’ Pastor Rebukes President Trump for Calling Her a ‘Monster’, Demands an Apology

Kamala Harris' Pastor Rebukes President Trump for Calling Her a 'Monster', Demands an Apology The pastor of California Senator and Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris wants President Trump to apologize for calling her a monster after last Wednesdays vice-presidential debate between her and Mike Pence.According to The Christian Post, Trump made the comment the next... Read more

7 Prayers of Compassion to Strengthen Your Pastor

4. Prayer for God to Give Your Pastor Good Health Although pastors care for others, they often dont take care of themselves. PCI reports over 50% of pastors are unhealthy, overweight, and dont exercise.With 84% saying they are on-call 24/7, 75% of pastors feel highly stressed. At 91%, most pastors feel burned out, fatigued, and... Read more

What Should a Pastor Do When He Doesnt Know What to Say?

It happens to all of us. Maybe its in a moment of community tragedy, or when a long-time church member confesses a shocking sin. Perhaps your child reveals a secret struggle, or a dear friend shares news of a diagnosis. The information hits your brain, but youre not quite sure what to do with it.... Read more

Pastor Mark & Jimmy Evans on Church Governance | Real Faith

08 Oct Pastor Mark & Jimmy Evans on Church Governance Posted at 17:28h in Blog by Web Designer In this episode of the Real Leaders podcast, Pastor Mark and Pastor Jimmy Evans talk about how governance is important not just in your church but in your life and family. Pastor Jimmy also talks about reopening... Read more

6 Things to Look for in a Pastor

1. Find a Man Committed to Expositional Preaching If someone happily accepts the authority of Gods word, yet in practice does not preach expositionally, he will never preach more than he already knows. Dont employ a pastor who uses Scripture as a pretext for his own ideas. Commitment to the authority of Scripture means making... Read more

Megachurch Pastor John Hagee, 80, Tests Positive for COVID-19

Megachurch Pastor John Hagee, 80, Tests Positive for COVID-19 John Hagee, the 80-year-old author and senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, was diagnosed with COVID-19 last Friday.CBN News reports that his son, Pastor Matt Hagee, made the announcement concerning his fathers diagnosis during a livestreamed service on Sunday.Hagee explained that the doctors... Read more

Black Lives Matter is a ‘Profoundly Theological Statement,’ Hillary Clinton Tells Pastor

Black Lives Matter is a 'Profoundly Theological Statement,' Hillary Clinton Tells Pastor On the first episode of her new podcast You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Pastor William J. Barber II of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina, spoke about justice and racism.According to The Christian... Read more

Harvest pastor Greg Laurie tests positive for Covid-19

Greg LaurieGreg Laurie is the latest guest of a recent White House event to test positive for coronavirus. The Harvest pastor was among the many guests at a Rose Garden ceremony on September 26 held to announce Amy Coney Barrett as Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick.  The President and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive... Read more

Beware the Hero Pastor

Many pastors can relate to the following experience (loosely based on my everyday pastoral life; all names changed to protect the innocent): Church member John emails the latest sermon excerpt from his favorite celebrity pastor. He wants me to listen and give feedback. For John, this is often a veiled attempt to humblebrag about his... Read more

Haitian Pastor, Wife Murdered in Their Home in Haiti

Haitian Pastor, Wife Murdered in Their Home in Haiti The Christian Post reports that a Florida-based pastor and his wife were found murdered in Haiti after returning as missionaries for a month.According to police, Pastor Jean Phillippe-Quetant (57) and his wife, Erna Plancher-Quetant, 54, were both shot to death in their home during an armed... Read more

Pastor Carter Conlon Calls for Nationwide Prayer Meeting on 400th Anniversary of Pilgrim’s Covenant with God

Pastor Carter Conlon Calls for Nationwide Prayer Meeting on 400th Anniversary of Pilgrim's Covenant with God Carter Conlon, who is best known for his role as the former Senior Pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, is inviting Christians to a special prayer meeting in October in Plymouth, Massachusetts as he believes God... Read more

How Things Have Changed: Reflections of a Millennial Pastor in a Gen Z World

Pastoring on a college campus less than 15 years removed from my own graduation gives me a front-row seat to the remarkable cultural changes underway among young people today. I attended a school quite like the one where I now serve as a campus minister for Reformed University Fellowship (RUF)an elite private university attracting the... Read more

Pastor, Wife Killed in Tragic Accident, 3 Children Survive

Pastor, Wife Killed in Tragic Accident, 3 Children Survive A Texas Pastor and his wife were killed in a tragic automobile accident in New Mexico, The Christian Post reports.Kenny Comstock, executive pastor of Crossroads Church in Odessa, Texas and his wife, Melissa are survived by three children, Natalie (6), Camden (4) and 1-year-old Carver. According to... Read more

John Macarthur, Pastor Who Defied COVID-19 Orders, Will Face New Hearing in November

John Macarthur, Pastor Who Defied COVID-19 Orders, Will Face New Hearing in November LOS ANGELES (RNS) The same state social-distancing measures that have ensnarled Rev. John MacArthur in legal proceedings for his refusal to close his church have now delayed a reckoning for the Sun Valley, California, pastor, as a Los Angeles County Superior Court... Read more

Danny Chambers, Charismatic Worship Leader and Nashville Pastor, Has Died

Danny Chambers, Charismatic Worship Leader and Nashville Pastor, Has Died NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Danny Chambers, a Nashville-based worship leader and pastor who was well known in charismatic Christian circles, has died.Chambers death was announced by his wife, Jillian Chambers, on Instagram Wednesday (Sept. 23).May the Rain of Your presence fall as we mourn the passing of... Read more

Twin Sisters Kidnapped, Pastor and Three Other Christians Killed in Nigeria

Twin Sisters Kidnapped, Pastor and Three Other Christians Killed in Nigeria JOS, Nigeria, September 22, 2020 (Morning Star News) A church elder was shot as his daughters were kidnapped in northwest Nigeria on Friday (Sept. 18), days after a pastor and three other Christians in a north-central state were killed earlier this month.Hassana and Hussaina... Read more

Pastor Says His Preaching License Will Not Be Renewed over His Support of Joe Biden

Pastor Says His Preaching License Will Not Be Renewed over His Support of Joe Biden A 21-year-old Texas pastor says his preaching license will not be renewed after he publicly endorsed Joe Biden for President on his social media account.According to Relevant Magazine, David Bumgardner, a student at Southwestern Seminarys Scarborough College, says the pastor... Read more

An Idaho Pastor Landed in ICU with COVID-19. His Church Plans to Reopen This Week.

An Idaho Pastor Landed in ICU with COVID-19. His Church Plans to Reopen This Week. (RNS) An Idaho church plans to reopen in person despite its pastor being hospitalized for COVID-19.On Monday (Sept. 14), Candlelight Christian Fellowship in Coeur dAlene posted a notice on the church website with an update on the condition of its... Read more

City Council Drops Charges against Pastor Fined $800 for Holding Church Services

City Council Drops Charges against Pastor Fined $800 for Holding Church Services In Niles, Illinois, Romanian pastor Daniel Chiu of Logos Baptist Ministries, has been fined $800 for holding indoor church services.According to The Christian Post, the city is claiming that Chiu violated an executive order from governor J.B. Pritzker restricting gatherings amid COVID-19.Initially, Chiu... Read more

Pastor in intensive care with Covid-19 after telling congregants they don’t need to wear face masks

Pastor Paul Van Noy shown preaching in this YouTube screen shot.YouTube/Candlelight Christian FellowshipA pastor who told his congregation that they did not need to wear masks in accordance with Coronavirus precautions has been hospitalised in the ICU after contracting Covid-19. Pastor Paul Van Noy of the Candlelight Christian Fellowship in Idaho, USA had told his... Read more

Report: A Texas Pastor Says He Will Lose His License For Endorsing Joe Biden on Social Media | RELEVANT

The Baptist Standard reports that a 21-year-old minister from Arlington, Texas was told by his pastor that his preacher’s license would “not be renewed” after he used his social media account to endorse Joe Biden for President. David Bumgardner, a student of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminarys Scarborough College, received his license to preach on July... Read more

Iranian pastor talks about his time in prison – Mission Network News

Iran (MNN) Pastor Farshid Fathi heard his phone ring and realized his own number was calling. Police had broken into his home, and Fathi faced a choice: run or go to prison. Joe Willey, Marketing and Communications Manager of SAT-7 USA, says, They wanted him to come in and give himself up. Now, here’s the... Read more

Pastor Charles Stanley to Step Down as Head Pastor of First Baptist Church

Pastor Charles Stanley to Step Down as Head Pastor of First Baptist Church Evangelist and Director of In Touch Ministries Dr. Charles Stanley is officially stepping down from his position as head pastor of First Baptist Church in Atlanta. Stanley was the head pastor of the church for almost 50 years, while also holding a leadership... Read more