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Reformed Church in America Reorganizes Due to LGBT Divides
As more conservative congregations leave, the small but historic denomination may group by affinity over geography.
17 Haiti Missionaries Kidnapped by Gang After Visiting Orphanage
(UPDATED) Ohio-based Christian Aid Ministries is praying members of 400 Mawozo would come to repentance and release 16 American and one Canadian adults and children.
Investigation Finds No Evidence of Abuse by Former Menlo Volunteer
The third-party inquiry, though, critiques lack of transparency by pastor John Ortberg, who resigned last year.
America’s Oldest Denomination Faces Split Over LGBT Issues
With dozens of congregations already on their way out, the Reformed Church in America anticipates “difficult decisions” at its postponed General Synod this week.
Singer-Songwriter Bruce Cockburn’s Latest Gig? His Church’s Worship Band
After decades away from church, the Canadian folk rocker joined a congregation in San Francisco—without mentioning his musical fame.
Archaeologists Uncover One of America’s Oldest Black Church Buildings
The Virginia congregation, began by free and enslaved Blacks, dates back to 1776.
Hillsong Founder to Plead Not Guilty to Abuse Coverup
Brian Houston will go to court in Sydney over alleged child abuse by his late father.
Boy Scouts’ Bankruptcy Leaves Churches Liable for Abuse Suits
Top denominations and thousands of churches are reconsidering whether to keep hosting scout units.
Missionaries Want to Carry the Gospel to the Ends of the Earth. Not COVID-19.
Southern Baptists become first to require vaccines as agencies navigate health requirements and travel restrictions.
Religious Exemption Requests Spike as Employers Mandate Vaccine
Some white evangelicals, the faith group most likely to refuse to get the shot, join thousands in citing “sincerely held” religious beliefs.
Supreme Court Delays Execution of Inmate Over Pastoral Touch Request
The case, involving a Christian convert and his Southern Baptist minister, is the latest in ongoing First Amendment disputes over the role of clergy in the death chamber.
Pro-Life Christians Pray, Rally Against Mexico Ruling Decriminalizing Abortion
The unanimous Supreme Court decision establishes historic precedent in the heavily Catholic country.
Trump’s Faith Advisers Reconvene in New Initiative
Paula White leads the 70-member group, which includes evangelical leaders who backed the former president.
Native Christians: Indigenous Bible Version Is ‘Made By Us For Us’
The recently released New Testament translation adopts Native American descriptors for God—the Creator and Great Spirit.
John MacArthur’s Church to Receive $800K COVID-19 Settlement
Ahead of the legal payments, the California pastor acknowledged that he and others contracted the virus last winter.
Some Christian Leaders Advise Parents on COVID-19 Exemptions
Legal experts suggest churches should be cautious about providing documentation to help people get around mask and vaccine rules.
Jennifer Hudson: Aretha Franklin’s Faith Was ‘Bold’ and ‘Brave’
The actress says her Baptist background helped her portray Aretha Franklin in ‘Respect.’
Christian Wedding Site Designer Loses Appeal Case
While a baker from the same state won his challenge, court upholds Colorado anti-discrimination requirements for the owner of a creative agency.
A Dozen Female Victims Sue Liberty University Over Abuse Policies
The college is looking into “deeply troubling” allegations from victims who say its procedures were “enabling on-campus rapes.”
Court Upholds Ruling in Favor of InterVarsity at U of Iowa
“We are hard-pressed to find a clearer example of viewpoint discrimination.”

Top Story October 19, 2021

Ravi Zacharias’s Daughter Steps Down to Launch New Ministry
Ravi Zacharias’s Daughter Steps Down to Launch New Ministry
Exit appears to mark end of internal struggle over RZIM culture review.

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