“Police in Illinois are currently investigating allegations that Harvest Bible Chapel founder James MacDonald sought to find a hitman to commit murder…” – via ChristianPostRead More
“‘We can’t pretend as though we didn’t have some responsibility for him — he was radicalized into white nationalism from within the very midst of our church,’ Edmondson said.…” – via The Washington PostRead More
“Would it make you think twice if you saw your pastor, whose salary you directly contribute to, wearing rare Yeezy sneakers that sell for almost $4,000?” – via FashionistaRead More
“Last June, my daughter showed up to church to lead worship in the elementary environment. The same woman, Christy, who had baptized her told her that morning that because she had come out as gay on Instagram, she could no longer serve in leadership, meaning she could no longer be a worship leader or lead her second-grade small group…” – via Church ClarityRead More
“The mainline denomination voted on Tuesday to toughen its teachings against homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and LGBT clergy. It must now decide whether it will stay together…” – via The AtlanticRead More
“Everyone is welcome at Chris Pratt’s church. Or are they? And what does being welcome there really mean, especially if you’re not straight…” – via Washington PostRead More
“The source believed releasing the tape would show that Angley, who has preached vehemently against the ‘sin’ of homosexuality, has a history of sexual abuse involving his employees.…” – via Ohio.comRead More
“Pratt attends Hillsong Church, the same church as pop-star Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Kendall Jenner. But Hillsong has a history of child sexual abuse and supporting so-called conversion therapy. The megachurch began in Australia and has since spawned outposts across the world, including New York City…” – via Huffington PostRead More
“The Christian artist, 27, made her debut on The Ellen DeGeneres show on Oct. 24 and received some criticism over her decision to perform on the program, as the television host is openly gay…” – via People MagazineRead More
“This week I’ve seen millions of professed Christians do something no Christian does—at least, no Christians who give half a damn about Jesus; about emulating his example, about perpetuating his life, about, you know—actually doing as he did..
Christians don’t applaud tear-gassing mothers with children in their arms…” – via JohnPavlovitz.comRead More
“Chau, a young missionary from the United States, was killed on Nov. 17 while illegally attempting to invade the land of the North Sentinel Islanders...After his death, people — including indigenous Christians — flocked to social media to consider what our attitudes toward this situation should be. Were the indigenous peoples protecting themselves or attacking? Was Chau a missionary or a colonizer…” – via Religion News ServiceRead More
“Tens of thousands of worshippers attended the inauguration on Sunday of a giant new Orthodox cathedral in Bucharest, amid criticism that public funding for the project could be better used to pay for hospitals and schools in one of the EU’s poorest countries.
The event was marred after three people were hospitalized when scuffles broke out between riot police and Orthodox believers…” – via The GuardianRead More
“A Christian missionary from Alabama was killed by an isolated and endangered tribe after he illegally traveled to their remote island in an attempt to convert the locals…” – via PatheosRead More
“He is best known for “The Message,” his popular paraphrase of the Bible in contemporary language that made the Bible accessible to many Christians. Altogether, he wrote more than 30 books, including his 2011 memoir “The Pastor” and the Christian classic, “A Long Obedience in the Same Direction.”…” – via Religion News ServiceRead More