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Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings, But ‘the Church Is Still Alive’
California pastor opens up about the most difficult sermon of his career—and the prospects for resurrecting ministry from the ashes.
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Presbyterian Hostages Freed in Cameroon, But Conflict Carries On
With students safely returned, the church continues to pray for peace.
With students safely returned, the church continues to pray for peace.
Bulgaria Considers Controversial Restrictions on Church Activity
New amendments could halt training, foreign funding, and missionary outreach by evangelicals.
New amendments could halt training, foreign funding, and missionary outreach by evangelicals.
Our Favorite Heresies of 2018: Experts Weigh In
Scholars explain what is most discouraging and encouraging about Ligonier theology survey that found 3 out of 4 US evangelicals are “Arians.”
heresy is just people wanting to praise Jesus and getting distracted by the superlative “greatest.” If asked, most would have agreed that “Jesus is truly God.”. One piece of good news for
Pepperdine Student, Cal Lutheran Grad Among California Shooting Victims
“Our students are resilient, but the burden is great.”
Gleanings. alumnus of California Lutheran University were among the 11 people killed as a On Thursday morning, her uncle—former Fox News correspondent and Pepperdine alumnus
Died: Focus on the Family’s H. B. London, Who Inspired Pastor Appreciation
The popular “Pastor to Pastors” host passed away at 81 due to cancer.
dedicated his final years in ministry to pastoring a church in a retirement community in Southern California, where he preached his final sermon, aptly titled, “Pastors Are People Too,” on
Eat, Pray, Code: Rule of St. Benedict Becomes Tech Developer’s Community Guidelines
SQLite, the most-used database engine of the 21st century, throws back to a code of conduct created by a sixth-century monk.
Gleanings. reaction was that it was a satirical joke when I read it on Hacker News,” Jeffrey Davis, a to one line in the episode, “Here, you can be openly polyamorous, and people will call
Pakistan Frees Asia Bibi from Blasphemy Death Sentence
Jailed Christian mother acquitted by Supreme Court after eight years. Violent protests erupt in major cities.
Jailed Christian mother acquitted by Supreme Court after eight years. Violent protests erupt in major cities.
Eugene Peterson Has Completed His Long Obedience
Family says Message author joyfully looked toward heaven as he neared death, saying, “Let’s go.”
Last year, in a Religion News Service interview about the end of his career in public ministry, Peterson told Jonathan Merritt that he was more “I've been with a lot of people who are
James MacDonald Sues Harvest Bible Chapel Critics for Libel
The authors of a longtime watchdog blog and Julie Roys, who was reporting on the church, face defamation claims.
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One Body, Many Parts: The Crucial Role of the ‘Faith-Based FEMA’ After Florence
Working alongside government agencies, Christian volunteers aid hurricane victims based on what each denomination does best.
Working alongside government agencies, Christian volunteers aid hurricane victims based on what each denomination does best.
Ireland’s Blasphemy Ban Is Gone, But Dozens of Countries Still Enforce Them
Irish Christians hope the change will put pressure on places like Pakistan, where Asia Bibi faces the death penalty for remarks against Muhammad.
Irish Christians hope the change will put pressure on places like Pakistan, where Asia Bibi faces the death penalty for remarks against Muhammad.
Gleanings: November 2018Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our November issue).
Gleanings: November 2018. “Where church leaders led people into the sin of racism, church leaders have now repented of that sin and set a new narrative in place.”.
Many Churchgoers Want Sunday Morning Segregated … by Politics
Survey finds half of Protestants prefer to worship with people who share their views—and half believe they already do.
Morning Segregated … by Politics. Survey finds half of Protestants prefer to worship with people who share their views—and half believe they already do.
Sparing Nineveh: US Pledges $300 Million So Iraq’s Christians Can Return Home
A new round of funding, plus improved processes, will help minority faiths rebuild four years after ISIS pushed them out.
Sparing Nineveh: US Pledges $300 Million So Iraq's Christians Can Return Home. International.
Billy Graham Center Explains Survey on Evangelical Trump Voters
Wheaton College-based institute studied how and why both white and non-white believers voted in 2016.
“However, what we do see is that some evangelicals are seeking to stay engaged in politics even when they have substantial concerns about the individuals involved. “People vote for
Leah Sharibu Inspires Nigeria’s Christians, Faces Execution by Boko Haram
Beleaguered believers rally behind Dapchi schoolgirl’s example of keeping the faith under pressure.
Beleaguered believers rally behind Dapchi schoolgirl's example of keeping the faith under pressure.
Moody Bible Picks Multisite Pastor as Its New President
Mark Jobe of Chicago’s New Life Community Church will take over a year after Bible college’s leadership shake-up.
Gleanings. Coupled with his commitment to the Scriptures, personal integrity, and prayerful approach, he will foster unity, trust and drive us forward in our mission to equip people in the
Gleanings: September 2018Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
Gleanings: September 2018. agree to limits on their religious practices, reports Religion News Service hosted screenings of the soccer matches, attracting 10,000 people and distributing
No Refuge: Persecuted Christians Entering US Dwindle to Record Low
The United States took in 100 times fewer Middle Eastern refugees than two years ago.
30—indicate a disturbing trend for advocates, following recent news that the resettlement is really tearing to shreds what people of faith Gleanings aggregates what others are reporting.
Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings, But ‘the Church Is Still Alive’
Paradise Fire Burned Most Church Buildings, But ‘the Church Is Still Alive’
California pastor opens up about the most difficult sermon of his career—and the prospects for resurrecting ministry from the ashes.
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