Church (2017)



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  • November 22, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Houston church didn't leave Harvey victims high and dry

    Hurricane Harvey flooding Aug 2017As the Texas coast continues the rebuilding process nearly three months after enduring one of its worst natural disasters, a Houston area church reflects on its ministry opportunity following Hurricane Harvey.

  • November 21, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Church security in the 21st Century

    church pewsFollowing the deadliest church shooting in the U.S. earlier this month, one Texas church is hoping to help other congregations get a security plan in place.

  • November 20, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Female pastor steps in, SBC votes out

    woman pastorA Christian apologist is praising the Tennessee Baptist Convention for rejecting a congregation that chose a woman to be its senior pastor.

  • November 16, 2017
    Charlie Butts

    Pastors 'bless' abortion staff at infamous clinic

    pregnant woman handMen and women of the cloth in Ft. Worth, Texas, may not know the history of the abortion chain they have blessed. 

  • November 16, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Church buries itself after embracing LGBT agenda

    empty pews in churchLess than three years after ultra-progressive GracePointe Church was profiled in TIME magazine for allowing same-sex couples to "marry" inside its doors, it has been on the brink of collapse and recently made the decision to sell its building in Tennessee’s conservative Williamson County in order to move to a more liberal climate in Nashville.

  • November 13, 2017
    Chad Groening

    Would the flock be safer if the preacher's packin'?

    pistol and a BibleIn the wake of the horrific massacre that recently took place at a Texas church, a pastor in Pennsylvania is considering arming himself at the pulpit.

  • November 09, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Christian Zionists honored by Israel's Knesset

    Dome of the RockIn a gesture many are calling extraordinary display, Monday’s Knesset program honored Christian Zionist volunteers – a sign that the Israeli government’s movement to strengthen ties with Christians is gaining momentum.

  • November 08, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Pastors rally around devastated TX church

    TX church shooting crossesA church pastor who leads a congregation near the site of the Nov. 5 massacre in Texas says the community is rallying around First Baptist Church.  

  • November 07, 2017
    Steve Jordahl

    Churches urged to be prepared in evil times

    gun and BibleThe shooting on Sunday morning in Sutherland Springs, Texas, has church leaders once again thinking about how to protect their worshippers from violence – and one pastor remembering a similar tragedy in his own church.

  • November 07, 2017
    Bill Bumpas

    Lomperis: Methodists fail to follow our own rules

    UMC Book of DisciplineAn expert on polity in the United Methodist Church says a favorable decision by officials in a church discipline case involving an openly homosexual pastor shows that conflict avoidance does not work in the denomination.

  • November 05, 2017
    Michael F. Haverluck

    Unprecedented meeting between Egyptian pres., U.S. evangelicals

    Egypt flagIn what is being called a “prophetic” and “historic” meeting, a delegation of American Christian evangelical leaders met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi last week – an unprecedented move to solidify relations between Christians and the Arab world’s largest nation.

  • October 31, 2017
    Steve Jordahl

    Luther took the risk – we reap the rewards

    Martin Luther 95 thesesToday marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the pivotal moment when a humble monk dared challenge the heresy that the Church was the mediator between God and man – and the result was so much more than an alternate brand of Christianity.

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