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  • April 21, 2021
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Poll: For 1st time, majority of Americans not members of a church

    empty pews in churchChurch membership in the U.S. has been falling for decades, and the COVID-19 pandemic could have had something to do with it. But now – for the first time since Gallup began taking its poll more than eight decades ago – less than half of America's population belongs to a church.

  • April 19, 2021
    Charlie Butts

    Bishops take formal stand against their church

    man wearing clerical collarThe head of a research and education organization dedicated to the defense of the Catholic Church against assaults from without as well as from within is calling out a group of bishops and priests for stepping out of line from church teachings.

  • April 16, 2021
    Chad Groening, Billy Davis

    A jailed pastor and fenced-off church: Canada or China?

    hands on prison barsHealth officials in Canada are behaving no differently than China’s thuggish communists when a church has to meet in secret for fear of authorities, a lifelong Canadian, and longtime conservative activist, warns. 

  • April 14, 2021
    Michael F. Haverluck

    SBC exodus underway over rejection of CRT

    Southern Baptist Convention

    A notable exodus from the Southern Baptist Convention has been underway since 2020, when America's largest Protestant denomination reaffirmed its "Baptist Faith and Message 2000" (BFM) and rejected Critical Race Theory – resulting in many African-American pastors and prominent women leaders leaving the denomination.

  • April 13, 2021
    Charlie Butts

    TX legislature to churches: You have right to keep doors open

    church locked down 2After a year of church congregations fighting for the right to keep the doors open, Texas may soon send a message about religious freedom as guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.

  • April 12, 2021
    Chris Woodward

    In buckle of Bible Belt, church called 'high-risk' activity

    pastor in the pulpitA public policy analyst has something to say about new COVID-19-related guidance in Mississippi for worship services and faith-based gatherings.

  • April 12, 2021
    Steve Jordahl

    Apologist: Prof's 'devotion' evidence race has become an idol

    'Weary Black Woman' devotionA progressive professor at a university founded by Baptists has penned what she calls a "devotional" in which she prays to God to help her "hate" white people.

  • April 09, 2021
    Steve Jordahl

    Filibuster not a 'faith' issue, says pastor

    U.S. Capitol 1A Southern Baptist pastor in Texas says the call by a group of "progressive" religious leaders to do away with the filibuster rule in the U.S. Senate is off the mark and ignores the fact that the rule is designed to allow those in minority to have a say.

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