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Kanye Says God Told Him to Run for President – Here’s How That’s Shaping His White House Bid | RELEVANT Magazine

Kanye West is finally, probably following through on his long-teased desire to run for the President of the United States, as he announced on July 4. Obviously, it takes a little more than a tweet toactuallyrun for President but, well, we’re in sort of an interesting situation in the U.S. right now and West’s... Read more

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for COVID-19 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spent months downplaying the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, even as his country had one of the worlds worst outbreaks. Now, Bolsonaro has announced to the world that he has also been infected with the virus, the Associated Press reports.Before displaying... Read more

CDC Director, President Trump Push for Schools to Reopen in the Fall

CDC Director, President Trump Push for Schools to Reopen in the Fall President Donald Trump said this week he wants students to head back to the classroom this fall.His announcement comes as the nation grapples with the coronavirus pandemic and as many states in the country show increases in cases.Still, according to CBN... Read more

President Trump Issues Official Notice of Withdrawal from the World Health Organization

President Trump Issues Official Notice of Withdrawal from the World Health Organization President Trump issued a notice to the United Nations this week asserting that the U.S. will be withdrawing from the World Health Organization over the groups response to the coronavirus pandemic and its close ties with China.According to Fox News, on... Read more

President Trump Holds 72 Percent Approval Rating among White Evangelicals, Pew Finds

President Trump Holds 72 Percent Approval Rating among White Evangelicals, Pew Finds A Pew Research Center survey says that among white evangelicals, President Donald Trump holds a 72 percent approval rating.The rating is a drop of six percent since April, but the survey also found that 82 percent of white evangelicals say they... 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

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant for President Trump

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant for President Trump Iran petitioned Interpol for help in arresting President Donald Trump on Monday.Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr accused the President and 35 other officials of killing Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike on January 3, saying Trump faces murder and terrorism charges.The AP reported that Interpol later... Read more

New Methodist President and Vice-President inducted in online Conference

The new Methodist President, Rev Richard Teal, and Vice-President Carolyn LawrenceThe Rev Richard Teal has been inducted as the new President of the Methodist Conference.  The ceremony took place during Conference on Saturday at Cliff College in Derbyshire. Conference is the annual legislative meeting of the Methodist Church, where policies and measures are adopted. It... Read more

Cedarville President Reinstated Despite Deeply Troubling Hiring Decision

The Story: Two TGC Council members resigned from the Cedarville University board of trustees after the announcement that Thomas White was being reinstated as the schools president. White had been on administrative leave since May 1, pending the investigation of his hiring a faculty member accused of sexual abuse. The Background: Cedarville University president Thomas... Read more

Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judge: President Has ‘Delivered on His Promise,’ Author Says

Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judge: President Has 'Delivered on His Promise,' Author Says The U.S. Senate confirmed the 200th federal court nominee of President Trump on Wednesday, continuing a fast pace that exceeds any Republican chief executive in modern history.The Senate confirmed Cory T. Wilson to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals... Read more

‘I Hope It’s True,’ President Trump Says of Claims He was Appointed to the Presidency by God

'I Hope It's True,' President Trump Says of Claims He was Appointed to the Presidency by God President Donald Trump was recently asked in an interview if he believes that he was appointed to the office of the presidency by God for such a time as this.On Monday, CBN News Political Analyst David... Read more

Moody Bible Institute President Apologizes for Past Yearbook Photos Featuring Students in Blackface

Moody Bible Institute President Apologizes for Past Yearbook Photos Featuring Students in Blackface Moody Bible Institute president Mark Jobe, along with other school leaders, has apologized for past yearbook photos that showed white students in blackface.Regardless of when these photos were taken, or what the intent of the students was at that time,... Read more

Israel Moves Forward with Housing Settlement Named after President Trump

Israel Moves Forward with Housing Settlement Named after President Trump Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at a cabinet meeting over the weekend that Israel is preparing to start a new housing development in the Golan Heights named after President Donald Trump. According to CBN News, Settlement Minister Tzipi Hotovely also confirmed the move... Read more

President Trump Meets With Black Leaders to Discuss Police Reform, Anti-Racism

President Trump Meets With Black Leaders to Discuss Police Reform, Anti-Racism President Donald Trump met this week with conservative black leaders to discuss police reforms and other anti-racism proposals.According to the Christian Post, the meeting was the first of two. In Dallas later in the week, Trump also met with black leaders to... Read more

Retire Gavel Named for Slaveholder, Southern Baptist President J.D. Greear Says

Retire Gavel Named for Slaveholder, Southern Baptist President J.D. Greear Says (RNS) For most of their history, Southern Baptists have opened their meetings with a gavel named for a slaveholder. The president of the nations largest Protestant denomination now says that gavel should be retired. Southern Baptists, I think it is time to retire the... Read more

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell apologises over racism tweet

Jerry Falwell Jr. giving a speech at the Liberty University commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, 2019.(Photo: Facebook/Liberty University)Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has apologized for a racially insensitive tweet he posted last month making fun of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's blackface controversy after some staffers resigned and African American alumni demanded an apology."I... Read more

Trump Faith Advisers Say the President Did the Right Thing by Visiting St. John’s Episcopal Church

Trump Faith Advisers Say the President Did the Right Thing by Visiting St. John's Episcopal Church WASHINGTON (RNS) Informal evangelical Christian advisers to President Donald Trump have long championed religious freedom as a key issue that should be embraced by the administration, often arguing passionately against government infringement on religious activities.Thats why some... Read more

Southern Baptist President J.D. Greear Says ‘Black Lives Matter’

Southern Baptist President J.D. Greear Says 'Black Lives Matter' (RNS) In a speech offered in lieu of his address at the denominations canceled annual meeting, Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear called for members of the nations largest Protestant denomination to declare that black lives matter. We realize that, especially in a moment like... Read more

SBC President: ‘Southern Baptists, We Need to Say It Clearly as a Gospel Issue: Black Lives Matter’ | RELEVANT Magazine

In a lengthy address, Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear addressed the largest group of Protestant churches in the U.S. and made some unusually strong statements regarding the SBC’s position on current events and how they relate to the central mission of the conference. Notably, Greear acknowledged the ugly origins of the church he... Read more

President Trumps Executive Order Allocates $50M for Global Religious Freedom

President Trumps Executive Order Allocates $50M for Global Religious Freedom President Donald Trump signed an executive order this week that earmarks $50 million for religious freedom programs around the world.CBN News reports that under the order, named Advancing International Religious Freedom, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will create action plans for countries to help eliminate... Read more

Nancy Pelosi Reads from Bible, Implores President Trump to Be a ‘Healer-in-Chief’

Nancy Pelosi Reads from Bible, Implores President Trump to Be a 'Healer-in-Chief' President Trumps visit to the historical St. John Episcopal Church Monday evening was met with criticism by many, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.As Christian Headlines previously reported, President Trump visited the church after condemning the violent riots and looting across the... Read more

President Trump Poses with Bible in Front of St. John’s Church amid Civil Unrest

President Trump Poses with Bible in Front of St. John's Church amid Civil Unrest President Trump walked from the White House to St. Johns Episcopal Church early Monday evening to make a brief statement and pose for photos while holding up a Bible.Walking through Lafayette Park which is a short distance from the... Read more

President Trump Expresses Support of Internationally Persecuted Christians on ‘Global Coptic Day’

President Trump Expresses Support of Internationally Persecuted Christians on 'Global Coptic Day' Monday marked the second annual Global Coptic Day in which President Trump expressed support for the persecuted Coptic Church in Egypt.According to the Christian Post, President Trump addressed the event in a special message.This year, as we celebrate the second annual... Read more

If the President Tells You to Shoot Looters, You Have a Duty to Disobey

Should we respond to the illegal use of violence with the use of illegal violence? For Christians, the answer to that question should be obvious. But the responses to the recent riots and protests in Minneapolis and St. Paul reveal that we are more conflicted about the answer than we should be. On one side... Read more

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Social Media Censorship on Political Post

President Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Social Media Censorship on Political Post President Donald Trump approved an executive order this week that asks federal officials to hold social media sites accountable for censoring some political posts.According to The Christian Post, Trump said the sites are not a neutral platform.Today, I am signing... Read more

Vice President Mike Pence, Lecrae, Time Tebow and More Honor Ravi Zacharias in Online Memorial Service

Vice President Mike Pence, Lecrae, Time Tebow and More Honor Ravi Zacharias in Online Memorial Service On Friday morning, Vice President Mike Pence, Tim Tebow, Louie Giglio, Matt Redman, Lecrae and others participated in a memorial service for well-known Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias. Zacharias died on May 19 and was buried in Georgia... Read more

2 Senators Ask President Trump to Offer Aid to Persecuted Christian in Nigeria

2 Senators Ask President Trump to Offer Aid to Persecuted Christian in Nigeria As Christians in Nigeria continue to face harsh persecution by Islamic extremist groups, 2 Republican senators want President Trump to take action.According to CBN News, Iowa Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley are urging the President in a letter to... Read more

President Trump Thanks Fallen Soldiers for Their Sacrifice at Memorial Day Ceremony

President Trump Thanks Fallen Soldiers for Their Sacrifice at Memorial Day Ceremony President Donald Trump attended two Memorial Day events on Monday as the nation continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic.Trump first attended a ceremony at the Arlington National Cemetery. Unlike in previous years, where presidents have spoken at the site, Trump gave... Read more

Eugene Cho, the New President of Bread for the World, Wants Christians to Stop Being Political Jerks | RELEVANT Magazine

Eugene Cho, the New President of Bread for the World, Needs Christians to Cease Being Political Jerks | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] On Monday, pastor Eugene Cho was introduced as the brand new president of Bread for the World, the large Christian anti-hunger and poverty group. Hell be taking up for Reverend David Beckmann, whos been president there since 1991. In a press launch, John Carr, chair of Breads board of administrators, defined why... Read more

Religious violence erupts in New Delhi during President Trumps visit - Mission Network News

Spiritual violence erupts in New Delhi throughout President Trumps go to – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] India (MNN) President Trump visited India this week and didn't publicly tackle non secular freedom, the difficulty that's tearing aside New Delhi. Trump speaks throughout his go to. (Picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) Todd Nettleton of Voice of the Martyrs says, Behind the scenes what's going on is Prime Minister Modi’s philosophy and his... Read more