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Conservative United Methodists Plan Breakaway Denomination
Conservative United Methodists Plan Breakaway Denomination
The new Global Methodist Church will leave the UMC regardless of the General Conference decision, which has been delayed until 2022.
Bethany Christian Will Allow LGBT Parents to Foster and Adopt
Bethany Christian Will Allow LGBT Parents to Foster and Adopt
The adoption agency is now calling on “Christians with diverse beliefs” as it aims to serve more children under a new inclusion policy.
And Campaign to Add 13 New Chapters During Pandemic
And Campaign to Add 13 New Chapters During Pandemic
Political tensions and growing racial awareness have fueled interest in its message of social justice and biblical morality.
Black Church Group Offers Its Best Shot at Closing Vaccine Gap
Black Church Group Offers Its Best Shot at Closing Vaccine Gap
To reach the most vulnerable, leaders say vaccine sites have to set up in hard-hit neighborhoods and let churches spread the word.
Iraq’s Struggling Christians Hope for Boost from Pope Francis Visit
Iraq’s Struggling Christians Hope for Boost from Pope Francis Visit
Landmark trip will include Qaraqosh, where most families fled ISIS yet some are now trying to restore the Christian heartland of the Nineveh Plains.
Died: Celebrate Recovery Founder John Baker, Who Shifted Evangelicals’ Approach to Addiction
Died: Celebrate Recovery Founder John Baker, Who Shifted Evangelicals’ Approach to Addiction
The Saddleback Church pastor developed the popular Christ-centered 12-step program for “hurts, habits, and hang-ups.”
Most ‘Nones’ Still Keep the Faith
Most ‘Nones’ Still Keep the Faith
When research looks beyond affiliation, the move away from religious institutions becomes more nuanced.
Southern Baptists Expel Two More Churches Over Abuse
Southern Baptists Expel Two More Churches Over Abuse
Top leaders address divides in the denomination at the first in-person Executive Committee meeting in a year.
If Muslims Can Build Churches in Egypt, Has Persecution Ended?
If Muslims Can Build Churches in Egypt, Has Persecution Ended?
With an activist in jail and a grandmother humiliated, advocates assess progress on legalizing churches.
Palestinian Christians Promised an Outsized Voice in New Legislature
Palestinian Christians Promised an Outsized Voice in New Legislature
President Mahmoud Abbas sets their quota at 7 seats in first elections in West Bank and Gaza since 2006.
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