Articles on News

Over the span of ten days last month, three historic Baptist churches belonging to African American congregations were burned down in St. Landry Parish in Louisiana. All three of the churches—St. Mary’s Baptist Church, Greater Union Baptist Church, and Mount... Continue...

What just happened? The United Methodist Church (UMC) is the largest mainline denomination, the second-largest Protestant denomination (after the Southern Baptist Convention), and the third-largest Christian denomination. In 1972, the UMC added affirmations about human sexuality to their Book of... Continue...

Over the last few days, a media firestorm has broken out over the fact that Karen Pence, wife of the vice president of the United States, will return to teach art on a part-time basis at a private Christian school.... Continue...

While 2018 has been a year of controversies, division, and tragedies, there were also a number of positive developments that have occurred. Here are 10 you might not have heard about: 1. Persecuted American pastor released from jail in Turkey... Continue...

2018 has been one of the deadliest and most destructive wildfire seasons in California’s history. Dozens have been killed, tens of thousands have been displaced, hundreds of thousands of acres have been burned, and thousands of homes are destroyed. Continue...

After spending two years imprisoned in Turkey on spurious terrorism-related charges, an American pastor was freed last week and allowed to return to the United States. In October 2016, after more than 20 years of serving as an evangelical missionary... Continue...

Arizona Senator John McCain died on Saturday, August 25, at the age of 81. Here are five facts you should know about the long-serving American statesman: 1. John Sidney McCain III was born in 1936 at a U.S. naval air... Continue...

On Wednesday, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his intention to retire from the nation’s highest court effective July 31. Upon hearing the news of his retirement, there was no small amount of jubilation from evangelical Christians and those who... Continue...

Note: This is the fourth and final article in a series on how should Christians think about ‘the news.’ You can find part one here, part two here, and part three here. In the last article in this series, we... Continue...

The Rev. Billy Graham died today at the age of 99. Graham has preached the gospel to more people in live audiences than anyone else in history—nearly 215 million people in more than 185 countries and territories. Here are five facts... Continue...