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The singer allegedly groomed students at a Kentucky church through back rubs and unaccompanied sleepovers, according to an investigation by GRACE. Three men reported that Christian musician Chris Rice took advantage of a youth ministry culture that normalized massages and sleepovers to groom them as teenagers more than 20 years ago. An investigation by Godly...

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Update: Justices say that exempting religious schools amounts to discrimination. The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Maine policy covering tuition for private schools but not religious schools violates the First Amendment. Maine offers the tuition assistance in rural districts that do not have public schools. The challenge involved two private Christian schools, Bangor Christian...

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The PCA takes up the case of a church leader who responded to sexual harassment claims with a defamation lawsuit against his accusers. As the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) discusses its response to abuse at its annual General Assembly this week, a case involving a pastor suing former congregants over allegations against him is...

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The greatest gift my parents passed on was a lived-out faith. I want to do the same for my daughter. Before our daughter, Hildegaard, was born, my husband and I discussed the weight of raising a pastor’s kid. We wrestled with the fact that kids who grow up in ministry are often placed under extra...

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While the DC-area congregation celebrates getting to move forward, critics continue to accuse leadership of a liberal takeover. The year-long legal fight between McLean Bible Church and a faction who accused leaders including David Platt of a “theological takeover” has come to an end. On Friday, a Fairfax, Virginia, court dismissed a lawsuit from a...

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How Fulton J. Sheen and Walter A. Maier unlocked the evangelistic power of the airwaves. In the 1930s and 1940s, two of the most widely heard preachers in America were also two of the most unlikely candidates for such fame. Fulton Sheen and Walter Maier were both sons of immigrants, both seminary professors specializing in...

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Conservative majority says Washington school was wrong to worry about “excessive entanglement” between church and state. Update (June 27): The US Supreme Court ruled 6 to 3 on Monday that a high school coach’s post-game prayers on a football field were in-bounds. Joseph Kennedy’s prayers are protected by the First Amendment’s right to free speech...

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Three 19th-century scandals led to the protection of women and their unborn children. This article is the first of a four-part series based on the upcoming book by Marvin Olasky and Leah Savas, The Story of Abortion in America: A Street-Level History, 1652–2022. Pastors falling into sordid sin and trying to cover it up. That’s...

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The PCA has been a part of the NAE since the denomination’s founding, but has always fought about it. At its annual meeting on Wednesday, the Presbyterian Church in America voted to leave the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), which it has been a part of since the denomination’s founding in 1973. Presbyterian elders voting...

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Supreme Court: The landmark abortion-rights case was “egregiously wrong and on a collision course with the Constitution from the day it was decided.” Roe v. Wade—the Supreme Court decision that mobilized generations of pro-life activists and shaped evangelicals’ political engagement for half a century—has been overturned. Millions have marched, protested, lobbied, and prayed for the...

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Jesus Christ warned his disciples not to expect that Christianity would be all about “bread and butter.” Christianity would require anyone to compromise his or her prideful traits for the sake of pleasing God. Christianity would also require that we deny ourselves of some pleasures and endure trials so that God’s name can be praised....

James Taiwo

David experienced difficulties and cried to God for help. He understood that it is only God who has enough power to completely deliver him. David prayed and said, “Help me, O Lord my God! Oh, save me according to your mercy, that they may know that this is your hand—That You, Lord, have done it!...

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