Mega-church Pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong, New York, may be yet another one of those trendy pastors who look cool in a pair of tight skinny jeans while preaching about Jesus, and then stands for nothing substantial when pressed against the wall on serious issues.… Click here to read more
As chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary, I want to send a different message to our students, and to the readers of Desiring God, than Jerry Falwell, Jr. sent to the students of Liberty University in a campus chapel service on December 4, 2015.… Click here to read more
Felix Ngole was studying for an MA in Social Work at Sheffield university. In 2015 he made comments using his personal Facebook account on the story of the American registrar Kim Davis who was imprisoned after conscientiously refusing to register same-sex marriages.… Click here to read more
My name is Brandon Hester… I’m a Pastor and I love Halloween. There, I said it. Let the stone throwing begin from all the religious people who read this.
I read an article in a popular Christian magazine a few days ago about how Christians absolutely should not celebrate Halloween.… Click here to read more
The church is also removing a plaque that memorializes Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Both of the plaques, which indicated where the two men sat when they attended services there, were erected in 1870, according to The Republican Standard.
“We understand that both Washington and Lee lived in times much different than our own, and that each man, in addition to his public persona, was a complicated human being, and like all of us, a child of God,” reads a letter issued by the church board.… Click here to read more
Taxpayers are on the hook for $225,000 after the legal battle between a homosexual couple and Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis. Judge David Bunning, US District judge, ruled and reaffirmed his previous ruling going against the request of Governor Matt Bevin to reconsider the ruling.… Click here to read more
According to the Phantom Time Hypothesis, Charlemagne never existed, along with 297 years that were just made up.
In a world where every idea seems divisive, it can help to know there are at least a few things that the world as a whole agrees on.… Click here to read more
A headline on the conservative, RedState website announces, “Trump’s Cheap ‘Merry Christmas’ Christianity Continues to Sway Evangelicals.” Is this true?
According to Kimberly Ross, “Last year, congregants at the Church of Trump stormed into polling places nationwide and voted a godless reality star into the highest office in the land.”
But that was only the beginning.… Click here to read more
What a great story that came up recently as Philladelphia Eagles Wide Receiver Marcus Johnson was surrounded by a number of his teammates in prayer as he was baptized in the wonderful name of Jesus!
it seems that recently, this Eagles team has been experiencing a great revival, with QB Carson Wentz declaring that they play for an “audience of one” and now this baptism.… Click here to read more
A restaurant chain discriminated against the religious beliefs of a Pentecostal woman by refusing to let her wear a denim skirt instead of blue jeans while she worked as a waitress, a federal agency says in a lawsuit.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Tuesday that it has sued Georgia Blue LLC, which has restaurants selling southern and Creole food in four Mississippi cities.… Click here to read more
Editor’s Note: we bring this to you not because we necessarily agree with the media’s portrayal of the situation, but because it is noteworthy that the secular media is picking up on this story and we need to be aware of what is happening here.… Click here to read more
When the latest book by the Rev. James Martin, one of Catholicism’s most well-known advocates for legitimizing homosexual activity, hit the shelves, it immediately caused an uproar within the Catholic Church, setting priest against priest and even bishop against bishop.
In “Building a Bridge,” published in June by HarperCollins Publishers, the Jesuit priest calls on Catholics to embrace the LGBTQ community and treat people with “respect, compassion and sensitivity.” While long known for his support of the LGBTQ community, his book intensified an increasingly rancorous debate within the Catholic Church over whether its millennia-old proscription against homosexual activity should be changed.… Click here to read more