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Southern Baptists See Biggest Drop in 100 Years
Southern Baptists See Biggest Drop in 100 Years
As baptisms and membership continue to decline, top SBC leader challenges the annual report process.
Christians Fight to Bring Adopted Kids Home from Overseas
Christians Fight to Bring Adopted Kids Home from Overseas
The pandemic left families stranded, plans delayed, and some adoptions called off entirely, following a year of historic lows and increased government regulations.
American Bible Society Responds to Trump Photo Op: Scripture Is ‘More than a Symbol’
American Bible Society Responds to Trump Photo Op: Scripture Is ‘More than a Symbol’
Ministry launches free Bible giveaway to encourage the country to open the Word.
Can Churches Reopen Like Businesses? In Minnesota, Yes. In Nevada, No.
Can Churches Reopen Like Businesses? In Minnesota, Yes. In Nevada, No.
Despite Supreme Court decision, religious liberty advocates clash with states over varying rules.
Trump Makes Surprise Visit at Historic Church Near White House
Trump Makes Surprise Visit at Historic Church Near White House
Episcopal leaders “outraged” that protestors were cleared for the president’s brief appearance where he raised a Bible for a photo op at St. John’s.
George Floyd Protests Mark a Turning Point for Minneapolis Evangelicals
George Floyd Protests Mark a Turning Point for Minneapolis Evangelicals
From cleanup efforts to sermons against systemic racism, local pastors say an effective response requires they listen to the communities hurting the most.
African American Alumni Call on Jerry Falwell Jr. to Step Down
African American Alumni Call on Jerry Falwell Jr. to Step Down
Thirty-five faith leaders who went to Liberty University released a letter criticizing the college president's rhetoric, including his recent blackface mask tweet.
Efrem Smith: White Evangelicals Need to Humble Themselves
Efrem Smith: White Evangelicals Need to Humble Themselves
“Allow the church that has been deemed the other, the marginalized church, to be the teacher at this moment.”
Gleanings: April 2020
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Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Coronavirus Limits on Church Services
Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Coronavirus Limits on Church Services
California restricting churches to 25% capacity or less than 100 worshipers “appear[s] consistent” with First Amendment, wrote Chief Justice John Roberts in 5–4 decision.
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