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The American church is facing an abuse crisis. Is your church doing all it can to be safe for survivors and safe from abuse?   What is the Caring Well Challenge?   The Caring Well Challenge (CWC) is a unified... Continue...

While the so-called Islamic State has dominated the press with particularly gruesome and genocidal acts against Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims, people of all faiths (and of no faith) are suffering somewhere, in some capacity, around the globe: Apostasy and... Continue...

An inconspicuous black case sits on my desk, holding a revolutionary device. This virtual reality headset allows you to travel to the ends of the earth and connect with others that are a world away, in an artificial environment of... Continue...

North Korea is the most dangerous place on earth to be a Christian. Open Doors, which studies and reports on Christian persecution worldwide, has listed North Korea at the top of its World Watch List—an index of persecution against Christians—for... Continue...

It’s not often a single tweet seems to explode into an enormous movement. But on October 15, 2017, a Hollywood actress posted a tweet in response to the growing awareness of sexual abuse that was being uncovered in the movie... Continue...

Anxiety is a real problem in our society. Working in ministry, I regularly talk to Christians who are struggling with anxiety, and I also spend a lot of time working with leaders trying to help others deal with anxiety in... Continue...

There’s a legend about John the apostle that’s tucked away in a book you may have never read—especially if you’re a children’s or student minister. Let’s face it, musty second-century sermon manuscripts aren’t top-of-shelf reading material for those of us... Continue...

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated the judgment of the Washington Supreme Court in Arlene’s Flowers Inc. v. Washington and remanded the case to be re-heard by the lower court. Arlene’s Flowers centers on a 73-year-old Southern Baptist, Barronelle Stutzman.... Continue...

“He is my son!”   The man behind the counter felt my anger.  I stood beside my black son as the man rolled his eyes and glared at my son with disgust saying, “I can’t do anything for him without... Continue...

The public debate over Indiana's new religious freedom law is (almost) enough to drive this Baptist to drink. The conversation has been the most uninformed and ignorant I've seen in years. This culminated in a panel on one of the... Continue...