Responding to Moral Failure in Church Leaders
Christians and church leaders must listen, address real issues, take action, and bring judgment.
How do we respond when it's sin, not a crime or an abuse? In the midst of some high-profile abuse situations, there have been some disqualified for ministry because of sin.
What Do We Do With the Very Real Resurrection?
Does the biblical resurrection account leave us with as little evidence as some assume?
To believe that they somehow let a condemned man—particularly this very controversial, high profile condemned man—slip through their expert fingers in the execution process seems
J. D. Greear Elected Youngest Southern Baptist President in Decades
The popular North Carolina megachurch pastor takes over amid significant membership declines and a public reckoning over abuse cases.
Church. But it has lost 1.3 million members since 2006, according to the denomination's Annual Church Profile (ACP) released this month. Baptisms
Go Tell It on the iPhone
Christians agree: Technology has made in-person conversations harder, but sharing one’s faith easier.
than social media users on average to mention faith in their social media activities, and they are significantly more likely to explicitly identify their religious beliefs in their profile (65% of
Patterson Withdraws from SBC Annual Meeting
Decision will avoid a distracting showdown on first day of Southern Baptist delegates’ Dallas gathering.
The figurehead of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) was slated to preach the high-profile “convention sermon” in Dallas on June 13, but he released a statement this morning
The Anti-Racism Activist That History Forgot
In the Jim Crow era, an African-American newspaper owner made a biblical case against racism.
A 1922 profile of Chiles glowed: “He came to Topeka with only fifteen dollars in his pocket, but he now owns a $7,000 plant, his own building, a fine residence, and a large amount of
Building Bridges of Witness in Turkey
To be Turkish is to be Muslim.
First, in the wider society, the killing of Christians and the pushback of evangelicals on legal grounds have provided a public profile and afforded Christians a new image and
Seven Evangelism Environments Artists Create
How the church can leverage the arts for evangelism.
They will also create a culture that is virtuous, beautiful, good, and true. Finally, these will profile to the community the good, the bad, and the ugly. Artists
Southern Baptist Women Launch Petition Against Paige Patterson
Controversy over past remarks leads Southwestern Seminary to announce special board meeting.
Patterson is slated to give the high-profile “convention sermon” at the SBC's annual meeting next month in Dallas, in addition to offering reports on an evangelism task force and the
The Church and Mental Health: What Do the Numbers Tell Us?
Why is it uniquely challenging for us to address issues often associated with mental illness?
Over the past few years, the discussion has felt forced, especially when the event is connected to high-profile suicides of prominent Christian leaders or their family members and close
On Easter, Megachurch Backs Pastor Indicted for $3.5 Million Fraud
Kirbyjon Caldwell has used business as an extension of his Houston ministry for decades. Now, a Chinese bonds deal has gotten him in trouble with the SEC.
They express his theology and convictions about how the church should interact with the world,” CT wrote in a 2001 profile of Caldwell, when he began to gain national attention for his
We Need an Independent Investigation of Sovereign Grace Ministries
Allegations of child sexual abuse and staff cover-up continue to swirl. Let’s set an example for all churches to follow, bringing healing to victims and churches alike.
This echoed one of the highest-profile past defenses of Mahaney and SGM, when Reformed leaders Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan, and Albert Mohler wrote in 2013:
Russell Moore Wants to Keep Christianity Weird
The public-policy leader for the largest US Protestant denomination isn’t worried over Christians’ loss of power. He says it might just be the best thing to happen to them.
Russell Moore Wants to Keep Christianity Weird. The public-policy leader for the largest US Protestant denomination isn't worried over Christians' loss of power.
America’s Surrogacy Bump: Is Fertility a Blessing to Be Shared?
Pro-life carriers and Christian bioethicists navigate the patchy landscape for assisted reproduction.
High demand for surrogates, who typically earn more than $20,000 per birth, has attracted many evangelical women, who often fit the profile of the “ideal” surrogate and are drawn to the