On Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation changing the state's sex offender law to allow judges to have a say on whether to list someone as a sex offender for having oral or anal sex with a mino… The military veterans were highly honored to serve and celebrate Brook's special day as Brooks watched from his porch of World War 2-era aircraft that flew in formation over his neighborhood. The medi… Tennessee Representative, John DeBerry Jr. has served his constituents for the last 26 years. In addition to his responsibilities as a government official, DeBerry has also been an ordained minister f… Lifeway Research's "State of Theology" 2020 report, published Tuesday, showed that over two-thirds of evangelicals (67%) "strongly disagree" with the idea of gender fluidity. Only one in five (22%)… Many faith-based college groups are praising the Department of Education's final rule last Wednesday to protect religious groups on campuses to choose leaders based on their own criteria.
SEOUL, South Korea- At age 12, Sungju Lee survived on the streets of North Korea by scrounging food with street gangs. Nineteen years later, he is living in Seoul, soon to start a doctorate in conflict analysis and resolution at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. As tropical storm Harvey has been hitting regions of Texas and Louisiana with record-breaking amounts of rain, leaders and members of churches in the area -- and even outside of the state -- have rolled up their sleeves to provide shelter and services for evacuees. An appeals court ruled on Wednesday that a high school coach was not protected under the Constitution to pray on the field after football games.
'For a Follower of Jesus ... No Place for Racism, Bigotry, Prejudice': Greg Laurie Condemns Hatred at SoCal Harvest
Lead pastor of Harvest Ministries and founder of the Harvest Crusades, Greg Laurie, condemned racism, bigotry, and hatred during the most recent SoCal Harvest, the first night of which took place on Friday. Protesters gathered in downtown Los Angeles for a peaceful march on August 13, in response to the white nationalist rally and the counter-protests that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. Bloody brawls broke out on the streets and resulted in national controversy. Federal funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs around the country was stripped last month by the Trump Administration. A five year-grant that was awarded to 81 organizations in the country has now been cut to three years. In the wake of the violence that took place in Charlottesville Saturday, many leaders in the Christian community spoke out against racism, and called on Christians to pray for unity and peace. The Chancellor of California State University System, Timothy P. White, issued an executive order on August 2 that seeks to revamp the university system’s matriculation system. The executive order states that the CSUs will no longer require remedial classes that were mandatory for students who wer… A judge based in Wyoming who was censured for publicly stating her opposition to same-sex marriage has appealed her case to the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday.
Volunteering Can't Substitute for Tithing, Most Pastors Believe; But Congregants Disagree, Study Shows
A majority of pastors don’t believe volunteering at church can take the place of tithing, according to a recent study. But most of all Christians don’t seem to share the same view.