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Why Missions Experts Are Redefining ‘Unreached People Groups’ Subscriber access only
Fewer than 1 percent of missionaries end up among the world's least-Christian peoples. New categories aim to highlight the areas most desperate for the gospel.]
Easter Suicide Bombings Kill 290 at Sri Lankan Churches and Hotels
(UPDATED) Christians end Holy Week shaken by coordinated attacks at Sunday morning services and brunches on opposite coasts of the island nation.
Sovereign Grace Calls Outside Investigation ‘Impossible’
The church network pushed back against renewed scrutiny around SGC and former president C. J. Mahaney’s response to abuse claims.
Hong Kong Pastor Facing Prison Preaches the Sermon of His Life
The Baptist leader, convicted for his role in the Occupy Central and Umbrella Movement protests, takes the stand with a biblical defense for human rights and civil disobedience.
Pastor Parking Paves the Way for Controversial Church Taxes
Some congregations will file taxes for the first time to comply with a new 21 percent tax on employee parking.
Died: Robert Finley, Reformer of Foreign Missions
After preaching at Billy Graham rallies and revivals in Asia, the Christian Aid Mission founder introduced new emphasis on supporting indigenous missionaries.
China Shuts Down Another Big Beijing Church
Shouwang Church, which famously kept meeting outdoors after losing its pastor and worship space, is the fourth major unregistered congregation to be forcibly closed in recent months.
Britain Uses Violent Bible Verses to Deny Iranian Convert Asylum
Latest example of immigration officials deploying Scripture to keep former Muslims out of UK comes as Church of England adds an official Farsi liturgy due to demand.
Francis Chan Explains Why He’ll Share a Stage With Benny Hinn
“There are millions who will never hear strong biblical teaching unless teachers are willing to go.”
LifeWay to Close All 170 Christian Stores
The nation’s biggest Christian retail chain ends its brick-and-mortar operations.
Templeton Prize Winner: Marcelo Gleiser, Physicist Who Beholds the Universe’s Mysteries
The agnostic is credited with bringing believers and religious questions into the scientific realm.
Grand Canyon University’s Online Seminary Gains Accreditation
After shedding its for-profit status, GCU becomes a bigger competitor for traditional Christian colleges.
Making Missions Count: How a Major Database Tracked Thailand’s Church-Planting Revival Subscriber access only
A movement in Southeast Asia shows how real-time reporting is building Great Commission connections.
African American Students Respond to Southern Seminary’s Slavery Report Subscriber access only
After an unflinching look at its racist past, SBC’s flagship seminary aims to honor a more diverse population on campus.
Southern Baptists Torn Between Bold Abuse Reforms and Caution
President J. D. Greear wants 10 churches investigated; Executive Committee subgroup wants only 3. But both agree on Sovereign Grace.
Willow Creek Investigation: Allegations Against Bill Hybels Are Credible
Independent Advisory Group releases report backing claims of pastor's “sexually inappropriate words and actions.”
The Peace Cross May Get to Stay, But Not Because It’s ‘Secular’
After the Supreme Court’s oral arguments, Christian legal experts weigh in on the symbol.
From Mars Hill to Harvest: Hope for a Wounded Church
How Christians care for one another when their leaders fall.
Southern Baptists Want to Expel Churches Over Abuse
President J. D. Greear announces a batch of new proposals, reiterating that congregations that cover up incidents have “no place” in the SBC.
Should We Keep Studying a Fired Pastor’s Work?
After LifeWay pulls James MacDonald’s Bible studies, Christians consider if and when a leader’s teachings remain edifying after a scandal.
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