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After a second hearing, during which pro-life groups and disability rights advocates finally got a chance to present their views to lawmakers, a New Jersey state Senate committee has advanced a bill t ... discuss

Christians who love the Bible, should love biblical theology. More than any other discipline, biblical theology has the power to take the student on an exciting journey into the overall meaning of the ... discuss

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking a lot about the ideas surrounding “vocational ministry”. As I pointed out, I am not in a bad place at all, just one of public wondering. ... discuss

by Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape.But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle w ... discuss

Contact: Bart Dahmer, 888-546-2111 COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Innovo Publishing LLC released a new Christian title, Pastoral Ministry for the Next Generation, written ... discuss

I found an early review of the new movie Exodus: Gods and Kings. Not surprisingly, the movie does a terrible and downright blasphemous way of portraying God while also playing fast and lo ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 13, 2014 / 04:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis addressed the increasing challenges caused by violence in the Middle East with members of the Syriac Catholic Church, urging them t ... discuss

by Dr. Ryan T. Anderson: One way to prevent the government from violating your rights is to stop bad legislation in its tracks. Citizens in Fayetteville, Ark., did just that Tuesday. After the city ... discuss

A very thought-provoking article. Here is a snip:Over thirty years have passed since same-sex attraction rushed up from deep within my twelve-year-old frame. This attraction was unbidden and unwanted, ... discuss

The American Catholic Almanac: Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United StatesImage Books, NYEmily Stimpson and Brian BurchBack when political correctness w ... discuss

Contact: Bart Dahmer, 888-546-2111 COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Innovo Publishing LLC released a new Christian title, Pastoral Ministry for the Next Generation, written ... discuss

For 36 years, Jim Garlow didn’t know his first adopted child was the result of a rape. But after his wife Carol lost a six-year battle with cancer last year, their daughter, Janie, went in search of ... discuss

How does one work for excellent music in the parish? One answer is to educate those working for the Church as musicians in the principles of sacred music and liturgy. A few months ago, I announce ... discuss

I have worked at the same location for over 20 years now. I have been part of the weekly Bible study there for nearly half that time. As layoffs come and go, as companies are bought and divisions are ... discuss

Dear Friends and Supporters,Grace and peace to you in Jesus Christ,The first purpose of this letter is to thank you for your support of our Singapore mission this past year. We appreciate each and eve ... discuss

Today is the optional memorial of St. Juan Diego. Juan Diego was born in 1474 with the name "Cuauhtlatoatzin" ("the talking eagle") in Cuauhtitlan, which was located in what now is part of Mexico City ... discuss

Excerpt from:Rev. Robert Schaibley, “Lutheran Preaching: Proclamation, Not Communication” (Concordia Journal 18, 1992), 17.But let the Law do its work, and let the Gospel follow; then we face anot ... discuss

Text: Mark 1:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.This is the time of the year that the Christmas boxes come out of storage.  Yes, it is the time of year ... discuss

Consecrated 7 December AD 374 Saint Ambrose of Milan was born in Trier around AD 340. He became a Roman governor in northern Italy and the people of Milan later named him bishop by general acclaim. H ... discuss

Today is Friday, the day in which we commemorate Our Lord's passion and death. It was our own sins that condemned our glorious Lord to death on Good Friday - death on a Cross. As Catholics, we are sti ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books. It has been a little while since I’ve sorted through the piles and to tell you which of ... discuss

I would like to tell a story of pro-life victory, a story of life. A young woman named Diana told the following story on the “Stories from the Sidewalk” series. “I’ll never forget the day I fo ... discuss

Over the past ew months, I’ve thought a lot about various aspects of the way we “do church” in America. Though there are certainly variations on a theme, many if not most American Ev ... discuss

Am I alone when I say that its becoming increasingly difficult to have the pride in my country that I’ve enjoyed all my life? Sure hope not! Where is the outrage? Where is the outrage that that ... discuss

 Young woman chooses life after sidewalk counselor and crisis pregnancy center intervene By Sarah Terzo Editor’s note. This first appeared last week at clinicquotes.com. On this Tha ... discuss

Book Details: • Author: Donald R. Sunukjian • Publisher: Weaver Book Company (2014) • Format: paperback • Page Count: 113 • ISBN#: 9780989167147 • List Price: $14.99 • Rating: Hig ... discuss

Can't find a source more official than Raymond Arroyo's Facebook page yet, but it seems Cardinal Burke (who was quoted in the press saying it was high time for the Holy Father to clarify Church t ... discuss

It’s Election Day on Tuesday. (Not a Calvinist holiday. People are voting in booths…) A lot of pro-life advocates are fed up with politics, especially in a state like California where it ... discuss

Image courtesy Mail&Guardian Once again, it is the moron silly season here in South Africa. Which means that we are in election season. Parties ... discuss

The evangelical world, joined by no shortage of secular observers, has been abuzz about the latest soundbite of note from the Pastors Osteen — this time offered by Victoria Osteen as her husband ... discuss

Western society is currently experiencing what can only be described as a moral revolution. Our society’s moral code and collective ethical evaluation on a particular issue has undergone not small a ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

The scandal over the subpoenas issued to several Houston-area Christian pastors continues, even after the city refiled legal documents, removing the word “sermons” from the demand. They ha ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.I am sharing with you the following statement by the Catholic bishops of Virginia:Statement by Bishop Paul S. Loverde and Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzoOn Supreme Court Refusa ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.As the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops focusing on the state of the family continues in Rome, we would do well to remember that the Synod is an exercise of the ordinary Magi ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.Houston Mayor Annise ParkerAs you may be aware from numerous newsfeeds, Ms. Annise Parker (@AnniseParker) is using her powers as a mayor to intimidate and bu ... discuss

Tough Questions: Christians should be spreading the Gospel, not worrying about political issues like abortion. I cannot tell you how many pastors throw this at me as an excuse for not get ... discuss

“A culture of stalwart respectability builds an impenetrable wall against truth-telling. In most mainline churches people drop out, at least for a while, when life gets messy. An impending divor ... discuss

Which one is the Real Catholic™?The Circular Catholic Firing Squad found more bullets this last week. *sigh* It appears that a Popular Catholic Blogger (whom I will not identify) called BS in the co ... discuss

In a recent 2-year study by George Barna, it was found that while nearly 90% of all American pastors believe that the Bible provides specific answers to the myriad issues challenging us today, only 10 ... discuss

Nativity of St. John the Baptist, transferred (June 22, 2014) St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Laramie, Wyoming Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Luke 1:57–80) Farewell Service for Pastor Marcus Zill TI ... discuss

I just finished with Karen Jobes’ commentary on 1 Peter, a commentary in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series. As would be expected from a commentary, this was indeed a commen ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

I just finished reading What Every Christian Needs to Know About the Qur’an by James R. White. It took me longer than I expected but I got through it. The beginning chapters were a bit hard t ... discuss

This week I realized that my capacity for empathy is greatest when those who are hurting are the farthest removed from me. My sense of empathy can be debilitating at times. The murder of Michael Brown ... discuss

Dear Johnboy,Forget WWJD, you need to figure out WWJH, Who Would Jesus Hate. Because there are some verses in the Bible, Old and New Testaments, that declare God's hatred for some people. In fact Jesu ... discuss

A crucial date for Anglicanism in the United States of America is the consecration of the first Bishop of the Anglican Communion in the United States. During the colonial era, there had been no Anglic ... discuss

Pastor John MacArthur has announced a “strange fire” conference to be held this October, claiming that part of the charismatic movement “offers to God unacceptable worship, distorted worship. It ... discuss

Volume 2 of Allen Ross’s superb commentary on Psalms does not disappoint. It matches the excellence of his first volume, which I previously reviewed. Ross distills the insights of decades of re ... discuss

It’s the easiest thing in the world to say: “Yes, I’ll pray about that.” And it’s the easiest thing to neglect. The list of all the things I’ve said I’d pray for but then forgott ... discuss

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Vatican City, Dec 2, 2014 / 03:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an address to the Swiss bishops on Monday, Pope Francis urged them maintain a lively faith, lest their country’s religious buildings bec ... discuss

It’s time … to get to work! Applications are officially OPEN for the next 40 Days for Life campaign … and if you’re ready to LEAD 40 Days for Life in your city from February 18 ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: The Dawning of Indestructible Joy by John Piper ($0.99); Church History by Christopher Catherwood ($0.99); Finding Faithful Elders and Deacons by Thab ... discuss

By Fr. Tom CollinsOne of the great perversions offered by secularized Christianity is the excuse for pastoral negligence provided by the mantra, "Who am I to judge?". This is supposedly a paraphrase ... discuss

The decision to resign from ministry has not been an easy or quick one. It has led me down more than several rabbit-holes in my thinking. I have written about some of those things so far: I have thoug ... discuss

It is tragic but undeniable: There are many, many people in positions of church leadership who should not be in positions of church leadership. There are many pastors who should not be pastors ... discuss

This morning I am thrilled to bring you a guest article from my friend Tim Keesee of Frontline Missions and the excellent DVDs Dispatches from the Front. This is an article he prepared in hono ... discuss

Contact: Sandy Adams, 757-375-6444, sandy@standamerica.us; Martin Brown, 804-874-6706, martin@standamerica.us; both with S.T.A.N.D. NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 26, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Bishop E.W. Jac ... discuss

A lightning bolt it was not. There was no Luther shock from the sky charging me instantaneously in to ministry. I have known guys like that; successful or not, living in some other world, business, IT ... discuss

Note: a review copy of this film was provided in exchange for a review. Visit the film’s website here. See our earlier review from James here. Spoilers follow. If you’ve ever been to Texas, yo ... discuss

As you might imagine in light of my recent announcement, I have been wrestling with a lot of questions regarding the nature of “ministry”, vocational and otherwise., especially exiting min ... discuss

As if our family hasn’t experienced enough change over the past year, on Sunday, November 09, 2014, we announced to our Church of the Cross family that, effective December 31, 2014, I will resign fr ... discuss

Sad as this story is, I'm glad that pastors are taking up the issue of their participation on the part of the civil state in wedding ceremonies. I've argued here and elsewhere that the only sure way o ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 25, 2014 / 02:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new volume of Benedict XVI's collected works includes an updated version of a 1972 essay in which he had suggested that the divorced and remar ... discuss

By Sarah Kramer, Marketing Campaign Coordinator The movement standing against government intrusion in the pulpit is growing. I Stand Sunday was evidence that Americans will not stand for government i ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2014 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his ad limina address to the bishops of Zambia on Monday, Pope Francis urged them to continue to build upon the efforts of missionaries to th ... discuss

Hosted by First International Baptist Church and Bethel Worlds Mission Church, hosting Pastors Gilbert Rukundo and Anon Kijana reported the abundant blessings their congregations received from Pastor ... discuss

Contact: Matti Stevenson, 719-360-0586, Matti@MattiMediaGroup.com WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Statement on Immigration Reform by Rev. Eve Nunez, President of the National Latin ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Nov 21, 2014 / 10:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The vice president of the U.S. bishops’ conference has said that charitable immigration reform must address the needs of both legal and ill ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 21, 2014 / 10:33 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis condemned priests and laity who turn their parishes into a “business” by charging for things such as baptisms, blessing ... discuss

Christina and Daddy waiting for Mom to attend Mass in Maine this summer.Mass of Thanksgiving for the Lives of People with Special Needs on EWTN Sat Nov 22 at 8PMThe commercial brought me to tears. I h ... discuss

Contact: Matti Stevenson, 719-360-0586, Matti@MattiMediaGroup.com WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Statement on Immigration Reform by Rev. Eve Nunez, President of the National Latin ... discuss

by Mike Adams, TownHall.com: Author’s note: The following is an actual letter I sent to my pastor. If your church is involved in the fight against human trafficking but silent on the issue of abor ... discuss

Planet Fitness Kicks Out Man From Gym Twice for Wearing “Offensive” Pro-Life T-Shirt A pro-life man in Florida says he was kicked out of a Planet Fitness gym not once but twice simply for weari ... discuss

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Hosted by First International Baptist Church and Bethel Worlds Mission Church, hosting Pastors Gilbert Rukundo and Anon Kijana reported the abundant blessings their congregations received from Pastor ... discuss

Christians, pastors, take heed. In case you haven’t noticed, times are a-changin’. Whether at home or abroad, if you follow God’s command to speak biblical truth in all things, most especially, ... discuss

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As if our family hasn’t experienced enough change over the past year, on Sunday, November 09, 2014, we announced to our Church of the Cross family that, effective December 31, 2014, I will resign fr ... discuss

In honor of the Nativity Fast, which began today, my wife often dusts off her vegetarian cooking skills. On occasion, she makes her famous Navy bean chile, and something new, pumpkin corn bread. The p ... discuss

9 November AD 1522 – 8 April AD 1586 Today marks the birthday of Martin Chemnitz, Pastor and Confessor. We regard him as, after Martin Luther, the Lutheran Church's most important theologia ... discuss

Image courtesy Mail&Guardian Once again, it is the moron silly season here in South Africa. Which means that we are in election season. Parties ... discuss

Text: Ezekiel 2:1-5Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.God is giving Ezekiel a task, setting him apart; He is calling Ezekiel to go to Israel and proclaim the Wo ... discuss

Tuesday is election day. This is an important midterm election. Here are some things to keep in mind when deciding how to vote [bold text added by me, all quotes from the Catechism of the Catholic Chu ... discuss

It’s Election Day on Tuesday. (Not a Calvinist holiday. People are voting in booths…) A lot of pro-life advocates are fed up with politics, especially in a state like California where it ... discuss

2 Corinthians 8 "8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy ... discuss

Brethren: Peace be with you.Houston Mayor Annise ParkerAs you may be aware from numerous newsfeeds, Ms. Annise Parker (@AnniseParker) is using her powers as a mayor to intimidate and bu ... discuss

The Synod on the Family of 2014 was like a big family fight. Prima facie, it appeared to be a big, divisive mess. Fortunately, we are only at the half-way point, and there is time for some regrouping ... discuss

Can't find a source more official than Raymond Arroyo's Facebook page yet, but it seems Cardinal Burke (who was quoted in the press saying it was high time for the Holy Father to clarify Church t ... discuss

Dear Johnboy,Forget WWJD, you need to figure out WWJH, Who Would Jesus Hate. Because there are some verses in the Bible, Old and New Testaments, that declare God's hatred for some people. In fact Jesu ... discuss

The scandal over the subpoenas issued to several Houston-area Christian pastors continues, even after the city refiled legal documents, removing the word “sermons” from the demand. They ha ... discuss

Recent events have brought to mind a scene from one of my favorite movies of all time.The Shoes of the Fisherman is a 1968 American film drama, based on the 1963 novel of the same name by the Australi ... discuss

To hear some people talk, apparently exhorting believers to repent of their apathy towards abortion and to love justice and mercy is putting the Church in imminent danger! I will be the first to admit ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.As the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops focusing on the state of the family continues in Rome, we would do well to remember that the Synod is an exercise of the ordinary Magi ... discuss

"Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conver ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

Eric Scheidler and his six daughters in 2007 Yesterday the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a new recommendation [PDF] that physicians promote the progestin implant and the intrauterine device ... discuss

In my day job, I work as a nanny for three adorable children. The brother-sister twins are almost a year and a half, and their older brother, Sam, is four. I’ve learned some things that I more or le ... discuss

“Can you love your neighbor as yourself, and at the same time knee him in the face as hard as you can?” The question was posed to a camera in the documentary Fight Church. The film takes a ... discuss

Volume 2 of Allen Ross’s superb commentary on Psalms does not disappoint. It matches the excellence of his first volume, which I previously reviewed. Ross distills the insights of decades of re ... discuss

The evangelical world, joined by no shortage of secular observers, has been abuzz about the latest soundbite of note from the Pastors Osteen — this time offered by Victoria Osteen as her husband ... discuss

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In a recent 2-year study by George Barna, it was found that while nearly 90% of all American pastors believe that the Bible provides specific answers to the myriad issues challenging us today, only 10 ... discuss

9 August AD 1976 Lutheran pastor and theologian Hermann Otto Erich Sasse was born on 17 July 1895 at Sonnewalde, Lower Lusatia (Lausitz), Germany. He was the eldest of five children born to pharmacis ... discuss

There's all kinds of stuff all over the internet regarding the suicide of Braxton Caner following his conversations with J.D. Hall. Unfortunately, I'm not incredibly surprised this kind of thing happe ... discuss

We, in modern America, if anything have too much food. You learn this in a new way when you go to places like Singapore where the portions are smaller – you know, normal sized. But in super-sized ... discuss

Called and Caught by JesusYou know, I've been a pastor 15 years now. And in one sense I figure I know what I'm doing. I'm familiar with the liturgy, I can preach a passable sermon. I can give a dec ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Manhattan Church of Holy Innocents, which is on the potential list of Catholic church closings to be announced in September. In a move to combat the potential ... discuss

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In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

Nativity of St. John the Baptist, transferred (June 22, 2014) St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church Laramie, Wyoming Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (Luke 1:57–80) Farewell Service for Pastor Marcus Zill TI ... discuss

  Five characteristics of child sex offenders- we need to know these things to protect our kids.  Send the link to your minister, elders, church leadership, Bible class teachers, fellow parents. ... discuss

Question: "What does it mean to “trust the bishop”? In Orthodoxy, the bishop is the central figure in the church. The priest is the bishop’s assistant, carrying out his will, and the people are ... discuss

Pastor’s Letter is the culmination of 2 years work, recording Pastors, Priests, a Rabbi and other church and Christian leadership in their call to faithful leadership everywhere to rise to the c ... discuss

Pastor’s Letter is the culmination of 2 years work, recording Pastors, Priests, a Rabbi and other church and Christian leadership in their call to faithful leadership everywhere to rise ... discuss

Which one is the Real Catholic™?The Circular Catholic Firing Squad found more bullets this last week. *sigh* It appears that a Popular Catholic Blogger (whom I will not identify) called BS in the co ... discuss

Justin Edwards has recently written a set of articles against us (and Russell Hunter in particular), claiming that "our teaching is deceptive" and that by it we put "the Body of Christ in imminent dan ... discuss

Father Justin WylieFather Justin Wylie is a priest from South Africa who is an Attaché of the Holy See to the United Nations. I have personally met him and attended Masses in which he has been the c ... discuss

“A culture of stalwart respectability builds an impenetrable wall against truth-telling. In most mainline churches people drop out, at least for a while, when life gets messy. An impending divor ... discuss

Today I'm previewing a DVD, \"American Jesus, \" which shows the response of many Christian groups to the culture--from rodeo pastors, to surfers, to bikers, former porn stars, reaction to materialism ... discuss

Claims of abortions demands by Catholics don’t give a balanced journalistic view on Vatican surveysToday’s reporting about Catholics asserting their right to self determination on Church d ... discuss

SermonSt. Paul Lutheran Church, Havelock, NCThe Third Sunday of EasterLuke 24:13-35The Road to Emmaus. One of those Bible stories that captures our imagination. It actually happened ON Easter Sunday ... discuss

he King James Version of the Bible is the most widely known and respected English translation of the Bible in the world today. It has been spread around the entire globe, and withstood the test of ti ... discuss

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Lent 5Zion Lutheran Church, Marengo, ILEzekiel 37:1-14Lent is a good time to think about death. As good a time as any. It's a topic every man must face sooner or later. A topic we like to put away ... discuss

When I first moved to Wisconsin, there was a small group of women whom I lovingly called “the peanut gallery.” In their 70s and early 80s at the time, they were the ones who were at every event. ... discuss

KISSIMMEE, Florida (www.forerunner.com) – Almost 200 Osceola physicians, pastors and community leaders packed a 3-1/2 hour open microphone forum at Kissimmee City Commission meeting on Tuesday ... discuss

"I am meeting with you for the first time...."The juridical dimension and the pastoral dimension of the Church’s ministry do not stand in opposition, for they both contribute to realizing the Church ... discuss

Image courtesy Mail&Guardian Once again, it is the moron silly season here in South Africa. Which means that we are in election season. Parties ... discuss

A pro-life friend from Michigan heard a pastor on the radio defending legalized abortion. I've heard all sorts of Biblical arguments made to try and defend abortion, but this one was especially bizarr ... discuss

The following excellent article is from Rolley Haggard, a feature writer for BreakPoint.   From Auschwitz to ChurchwitzFor Millions, Our Steeples Are SmokestacksBy Rolley HaggardReturning ho ... discuss

The Southern Baptist Convention plans to host a summit about human sexuality and its relation to the Gospel in order to equip pastors and church leaders to speak about related issues within their own ... discuss

He is a former high school basketball star who set records at his school and in the state of Indiana. Looking forward to his sophomore year playing for Hope College, he pushed himself to stay in peak ... discuss

A few years after I had left the ministry, a co-worker came and asked if I wouldn’t mind talking and praying for her friend who was going through a challenging time. I wasn’t a pastor any longer ... discuss

A group of influential Christian theologians and pastors announced on Wednesday their support of businesses like Hobby Lobby who are fighting against  the HHS contraception mandate. In a 46-page ami ... discuss

A group of influential Christian theologians and pastors announced on Wednesday their support of businesses like Hobby Lobby who are fighting against the HHS contraception mandate. In a 46-page amicus ... discuss

From Tony Perkins' Washington Update: "In addition to hearing from local pastors who are part of a local council FRC helped launch last year, like Pastor Luis Rodriguez and Rev. Tony Martinez, the pas ... discuss

Pastor Greg Laurie was in Dallas, Texas, earlier this week to announce the selection of the city to host Harvest America 2014. In his speech to officially launch the crusade, Laurie told local pastors ... discuss

The crew of TV channel “Russia Today” is going to go to Nairobi, Kenya together with Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s team, pastor of the “Church of “Good Changes” in Mariupol, reports Christian Teleg ... discuss

After banners proclaiming, "Allah is Great, Jesus is the son of Allah" were placed outside five Malaysian churches without the consent of the pastors, one of the churches was attacked with ... Origina ... discuss

As I have been traveling the world teaching on the kingdom of God in many large Christian leadership conferences, I have noticed something of great concern to me. Since many pastors in Latin America, ... discuss

A group of pastors is putting their freedom on the line to bring attention to the plight of Saeed Abedini, a U.S. pastor sentenced to eight years in one of Iran's most brutal prisons for his Christian ... discuss

Speaking on January 24 to judges and other officials of the Roman Rota, Pope Francis urged them: "do not forget that you are pastors." The Roman Rota, the Vatican's top appellate court ... Original Po ... discuss

Finally, an explosive documentary on abortion that bars no holds. My friend and video/camera/editor/producer extraordinaire-wizard Marcus Pittman has collaborated with seasoned pastors, activists, and ... discuss

Saeed Abedini and his family. A Texas congressman charges the State Department is mishandling the case of American pastor Saeed Abedini, who is being held in an Iranian prison. Rep. Steve Stockman, R- ... discuss

Although the vast majority of Protestant pastors believe churches (85 percent) should strive to be racially diverse organizations, almost the same number (86 percent) said that their personal congrega ... discuss

Having a racially diverse church remains more dream than reality for most Protestant pastors. More than eight in 10 (85 percent) say every church should strive for racial diversity, according to a sur ... discuss

The Synergize 4! Global Pastors Conference will be live broadcasting on the Christian Telegraph between January 21st and 23rd, reports the press center of the Christian Telegraph. World class leaders ... discuss

Having a racially diverse church remains more dream than reality for most Protestant pastors. More than eight in 10 (85 percent) say every church should strive for racial diversity, according to a sur ... discuss

A group of pastors is putting their freedom on the line to bring attention to the plight of Saeed Abedini, a U.S. pastor sentenced to eight years in one of Iran's most brutal prisons for his Christian ... discuss

I am an american evangelical raised in the fundamentalist strain of the faith. I had the book, The Fundamentals, for awhile, but I never read it. Lately, some of the sacred cows I used to defend vigor ... discuss

Sort of. One of the greatest men my wife and I had the privilege of being shepherded by used to wear his pants very high on his waist. His belt was practically underlining his chest. He looked like a ... discuss

Christine Hoover, a Virginia church planter's wife, says some things cannot be taught when it comes to taking on the role of a pastor's wife, although she wishes she would have known much of what she ... discuss

Saeed Abedini is seen with his family. Advocates for an American pastor imprisoned in Iran over his Christian faith are accusing the U.S. of surrendering in the fight for his freedom. The comments are ... discuss

A California pastor made headlines this month when he announced that he will live like an atheist for a year to see what it’s like on the other side of belief. But Ryan Bell is actually ju ... discuss

WASHINGTON — A group of pastors is putting their freedom on the line to bring attention to the plight of Saeed Abedini, a U.S. pastor sentenced to eight years in one of Iran's most brutal prison ... discuss

By Bob Smietana Baptist Press Pastors know that well-trained lay leaders and volunteers are essential for the health of a local church. But implementing a training strategy can be difficult, said Todd ... discuss

T   Apostolicam Actuositatem is the Second Vatican Council's Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity. It defines the mission of the lay Christian faithful to both "lead non-believers to t ... discuss

Ariz. Rep. Steve Montenegro intends to propose legislation that would allow pastors, clergy and rabbis to opt-out of performing same-sex wedding ceremonies. Original PostingRead more →The post A ... discuss

(RNS) A church for the poor, a church of the Southern Hemisphere, a church not focused on hierarchical perks, and a church led by pastors and doctrinal moderates: In naming his first batch of new card ... discuss

Ron Carpenter, senior pastor of the 19,000-member Redemption World Outreach Center in Greenville, S.C., revealed last October that his marriage has been rocked by his wife's infidelity for the past 10 ... discuss

From a reader: My __ year old father and his woman friend would like to get married but not go through the government with a marriage lisence. Are there any patriotic priests who would help ... discuss

Epiphany (Observed)January 5th, 2014Matthew 2:1-12Grace and peace...As we observe this Feast of the Epiphany of our Lord, what better time to have a missions emphasis? I understand there's a lot of s ... discuss

Photo courtesy: Wikipedia In keeping with the pattern established over the last six years (excepting 2012), we return to the Essentials of the Christian Faith for the January episode of Echo Zoe Radi ... discuss

Many people make—and break—New Year’s resolutions. Here are eight possible ones that pastors should consider for the upcoming year:1. Let influence be the theme of your leadership. I often ... discuss

Shaking my head. But I am NOT surprised! This Altha Maclin creature is heard on tapes telling her congregation that the only reason they are not dead is because SHE has not given God the orders *yet ... discuss

I just finished with Karen Jobes’ commentary on 1 Peter, a commentary in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series. As would be expected from a commentary, this was indeed a commen ... discuss

Sharing from his own experience of being involved in a sex scandal in the past, former megachurch pastor Ted Haggard suggests the apparent suicides of Isaac Hunter and that of other evangelical pastor ... discuss

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee reportedly told a group of pastors he'd let the Lord decide if he should run for president in 2016. The 2008 Republican presidential candidate is also said to be pra ... discuss

An increasing number of churches nationwide are seeking to utilize new technological advances, such as innovations in voicemail, to increase the connectivity between pastors and their congregations. W ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friend, It's common this time of year to ask, "Are you ready for Christmas?" Usually what's meant by this is, have you purchased all th ... discuss

In both Calvinist and Lutheran circles, as the church goes through its liturgical menstrual cycle, various charges of antinomianism flow forth. In some circles this flow continues for 12  years. ... discuss

I've been having yet another discussion about Transubstantiation with a Protestant - a very good man and a very smart one. And I've been thinking of a way to explain it by analogy in terms that someon ... discuss

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably ... discuss

Text: Jonah 1:17-2:10Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.Thanksgiving is a time of the year that we find ourselves thinking about all the things that we can be t ... discuss

What went wrong?  Why did we lose in Albuquerque's election to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks?What went right? Five months ago when the petition was introduced in Albuquerque to get the o ... discuss

What went wrong?  Why did we lose in Albuquerque's election to ban late-term abortions after 20 weeks? What went right?     Five months ago when the petition was introduced in Albu ... discuss

This article is depressing, Was the Gettysburg Address a mistake? at Politico by Chuck Thompson who writes strongly in hope of letting the southern Tea Party states secede. He's pretty much calli ... discuss

I have done several posts about Michael Voris and how I feel he has crossed the line. I find him to be more and more dangerous to the Catholic faithful. I know that is a very heavy accusation, but I ... discuss

No matter what may be reported in the secular press, the pontificate of Pope Francis is NOT deviating from what the Church always proclaimed about marriage, as reiterated in Pope Pius XI's Casti Conn ... discuss

Among the more painful things that a church can experience is the removal of a Godly pastor and/or a church split. Kent Crockett endured such an experience as a pastor and subsequently found that the ... discuss

As per Pope Francis' Lumen Fidei (6/29/13):"52. In Abraham’s journey towards the future city, the Letter to the Hebrews mentions the blessing which was passed on from fathers to sons (cf. Heb 11:2 ... discuss

I'm not naming any names because this is a recurring issue for pastors who come into wealth. They start living wealthy and proudly. Then they get called out on it and respond angrily. "God has blessed ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliWe welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.c ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. At Priests for ... discuss

In his quarter century of annual addresses to the Roman Rota, I believe that Pope John Paul II showed growing dis-ease about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, triggering the Vatican's 2005 Dign ... discuss

In his quarter century of annual addresses to the Roman Rota, I believe that Pope John Paul II showed growing dis-ease about possible misuse of marriage tribunals, triggering the Vatican's 2005 Dign ... discuss

Hey you!  That means you.  What are you doing this Thursday evening that is better than hanging out with your fellow pro-lifers for some informative and interesting conversations and present ... discuss

foundationlife.netThe Rev. John MacArthur, influential author, pastor and seminary president, responded to critics of the three-day Strange Fire conference at his Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, ... discuss

foundationlife.netThe Rev. Conrad Mbewe, the pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia, opened the third day of Pastor John MacArthur's Strange Fire conference in Sun Valley, Calif., on Frida ... discuss

By Donald Prudlo, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final in a series of articles to explore the American Bishops’ Pastoral Letter, “Marriage: Love and Life in the Divine Plan.” Read ... discuss

“Real Protestants fight!” The above was a catch-phrase of a friend of mine, Jeff Ziegler, who introduced me to the doctrines of the Protestant Reformation over 20 years ago. Prior to th ... discuss

Many Catholics have heard a lot about Vatican II and yet are ignorant about the basics of the council. This post may serve as a first-step in overcoming some of those gaps in knowledge, but please don ... discuss

Jordan Hall is the pastor of Fellowship Church in Sidney Montana. He is also a co-founder and executive board member of Reformation Montana, a missions-oriented organization made up of Reformed churc ... discuss

Washington D.C., Sep 30, 2013 / 05:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Human rights advocates gathered in front of the White House last week to pray and raise awareness for Christian pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. ... discuss

St. Michael and All Angels - MatinsTrinity Lutheran Church, New Haven, MOSeptember 29th, 2013Revelation 12:7-12Grace, mercy and peace.... Introductions, etc...Today we observe an unusual day in the ch ... discuss

I am constantly asked, “Chuck, why don’t pastors take a stand and speak out?” I’ve been a pastor most of my adult life. I believe I am qualified to answer that question. Here is the stark real ... discuss

The following message is from Pastor Zac Poonen.-----Three Examples of Men Who Were Religious but Not Spiritual Jude speaks in his epistle of three people who were religious, but not spiritual - ... discuss




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