Members of the Evangelical Theological Society released a joint statement called "Evangelical Statement on the Gospel and Racism" on Monday of June 15, 2020 condemning racism as "contrary to the evang… Shaun King, an American writer and civil-rights activist shared a post on Twitter demanding images of white Jesus be torn down. "They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been," King shared in h… Pastors and Leaders from different denominations come together in a video titled "Baptisms: It's On Me" which was released by North American Mission Board (NAMB), a domestic missions agency of the Sou… Louie Giglio, an Atlanta pastor at an evangelical megachurch, Passion City Church, apologized for using the phrase "white blessing" to explain "white privilege." European churches are coming back into live worship as many churches have reopened with restrictions for safety. Hoping Coronavirus could disappear for good, churches are excited and worried at the sa…
CCCU Comes Up With New Membership Policy, Peripheral Members May Skip Belief in Traditional Marriage
The Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) has decided to eliminate the requirement of colleges’ belief in one man-one woman marriage as a condition for two of the three levels of membership. After Los Angeles Open Door Presbyterian Church (LAODPC) lost a previous lawsuit during its first trial regarding the seizure of its church property, it received a favorable response from an appeals court which reversed the lower court’s decision.
Most Americans Have Superficial Knowledge of Bible, Hold Inconsistent Beliefs About God and Bible, Study Suggests
A majority of Americans are vague about theology and do not rely on everything in it even though they maintain that Bible is written by God, according to a new LifeWay Research. Reverend Dong Sun Lim, a long-time pastor in the Korean immigrant community in the U.S., passed away at the age of 93 on September 24 at 9:06 PM.
SBC International Mission Board President David Platt Reports Apparent Resurrection of Man in Remote Southeast Asian Village
David Platt, President of International Mission Board at Southern Baptist Convention, recounted a story of a man believed to be dead raised again through prayers in a previously unreached people group in Southeast Asia. A revival event featuring Pastor Stephen Chong of Revival Church took place from September 16 to 17 in the South Bay region, hosted by Good Community Church of Torrance, with about 170 people the first night, and about 140 the second night, from at least seven different churches.
Majority of Americans Identify as Christians, but Only a Minority Identify as 'Practicing Christians,' According to 'State of the Church' Study
A new Barna research found that while a majority of Christians in America identify as Christians, only a minority are “practicing Christians” who attend the church at least once a month. Students at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) will now require to undergo a sexual abuse awareness training to complete their ministry degree programs. The new regulation was announced by the seminary earlier this month. For Pastor Sungwon Jahng, choosing to serve as the English ministry (EM) pastor of Los Angeles Open Door Presbyterian Church wasn’t necessarily a choice for a particular position or cultural context. It was out of a sense of ownership of the church, he says.
Religion Supporting US Economy by Generating More Revenue Than Apple, Google, and Amazon Combined, Says Study
A new study published in interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion said that religion contributes more to US economy than Facebook, Google and Apple combined.