Swedish Christian School Students BANNED From Praying Over Their Meals Students at a Christian school in the European nation of Sweden will no longer be able to pray over their meals following a shock new ruling. After a school inspection, the schooling authority prohibited students from saying grace at mealtimes, talking ab
Woman Delays Flight After "Praying For Safety" And Throwing Coins Into Engine For 'Luck' An elderly Chinese woman has delayed the taking off of a China Southern Airlines flight after throwing coins into the engine. She told police she launched the coins as she "prayed for safety" on Tuesday, according to the BBC. Nine coins were thr
Amazon Removes Pro-Israel Book But Keeps Selling Pro-Palestinian Clothing Retailing giant Amazon has reportedly removed a pro-Israel book from its website but continues to sell pro-Palestinian clothing. A History of the Palestinian People: From Ancient Times to the Modern Era, is described as "the fruit of many y
Is Your Church Led By Pharisees Or Followers Of Jesus? “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” One of the best leaders in the world, John Maxwell, said this recently at a conference I attended. When he said it, I knew he was right. The best teams. The best schools. The thriving churches. They
Does Jeremiah 29:11 Apply to You? Russell Moore Answers There is plenty of misconception when it comes to the application of Jeremiah 29:11. It is one of the most popular Bible verses out there, and is often constrewed as offering hope for a bright future, no matter what darkness seems to envelop your life. Bu
Lecrae Is Successfully Bridging Christian Music To The Mainstream, Says Forbes Christian rap artist Lecrae has experienced incredible success in the music industry. But up until now, he has been labelled as almost exclusively 'Christian Rap' in his allotted genre. Well, that is now beginning to change, according to Hugh McIntyre at
Dispelling The 80 Percent Myth Of Declining Churches Buckle your seat belts.Over the next several posts, I will be sharing with you the results of an incredible research project on 1,000 churches. At the risk of overstatement, I think this data may point us to some exciting and positive opportunities. Indee
Sadie Robertson Reveals She Was Followed By Three Men In A Van, Trusted God To Protect Her Duck Dynasty star Sadie Robertson has detailed a terrifying experience that left her shaken on Monday night. She was walking out to a parking garage when she saw a white van parked alongside her car, with three men sitting inside. She quickly realized tha
Rick Warren: Your Private Integrity Shows Your Faithfulness To God There is a common understanding that whatever you do in your private life is your own business. Well, Christians don't strictly believe this. God sees everything we do, whether in public or behind closed doors, and He deems it very significant. As followe
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Needs To Become More Like The Church Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said his social media company must take inspiration from the Church. Speaking in Chicago last week, Zuckerberg said: "People who go to church are more likely to volunteer and give to charity — not just becau
Isn't It Time Facebook Introduced A 'Praise Jesus' Button To Celebrate Christians? You may have seen Facebook introducing a few new buttons recently. Not least, the 'Pride' button to celebrate LGBT 'Pride Month.' But isn't it time they introduced a 'Praise Jesus' button? That is the suggestion of Christian satire magazine 'The Babylon B
Famous Televangelist Charged With Tax Fraud, Claimed Millions In Business Expenses Televangelist Todd Coontz has been charged with massive tax fraud offences after it was discovered he was writing off millions of dollars in business expenses. He had listed his $1.5 million condo and fleet of luxury cars on his business expenses lis
Perry Noble Says Past Year Has Been A "Nightmare" As He Begins Preaching At Elevation Church The former pastor of NewSpring Church, Perry Noble, has said that this past year has been a "nightmare" since stepping down from his position due to alcohol abuse. "I am 46 years old today... 45-46 was a nightmare - feel like I walked through hell as my l
Support For Gay Marriage Doubles Amongst White Evangelicals, According To Pew A new study from the Pew Research Center has found "dramatic shifts" in evangelical support for gay marriage. Whilst most white evangelicals oppose it, there has been a doubling in support. "Views on same-sex marriage have shifted dramatically in rec
Megachurch Pastor Resigns Over 'Personal Misjudgements' Megachurch Pastor Fred Price Jr. has stepped down over what he describes as "personal misjudgements." The Crenshaw Christian Center congregation shouted "No!" when he made his announcement. "I have struggled with and am correcting and making amends f
Refuse To Lose Your Gospel Urgency! As I type these words I'm sitting in front of The Old Water Tower on 800 N Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. I'm getting ready to do Lead THE Cause, a training event that will inspire, equip and unleash over 500 teenagers to share the Gospel
Church Introducing Digital 'Contactless' Tithing Payments To Encourage Millennial Giving The Church of England is introducing a new digital payment system to encourage younger people to give to God's work. A new “tap and go” contactless payment system for donations is set to go live this summer, according to The Financial Times. &
“What Do You Do?” The Greater Purpose Of Our Work I love getting things done. I feel accomplished checking off boxes on my to-do list. I’m satisfied with finishing even small tasks, like washing a few dishes in the sink. There’s something gratifying about laying my head on my pillow, knowing
Perry Noble Says Past Year Has Been A "Nightmare" As He Begins Preaching At Elevation Church The former pastor of NewSpring Church, Perry Noble, has said that this past year has been a "nightmare" since stepping down from his position due to alcohol abuse. "I am 46 years old today... 45-46 was a nightmare - feel like I walked through hell as my l
Support For Gay Marriage Doubles Amongst White Evangelicals, According To Pew A new study from the Pew Research Center has found "dramatic shifts" in evangelical support for gay marriage. Whilst most white evangelicals oppose it, there has been a doubling in support. "Views on same-sex marriage have shifted dramatically in rec
Megachurch Pastor Resigns Over 'Personal Misjudgements' Megachurch Pastor Fred Price Jr. has stepped down over what he describes as "personal misjudgements." The Crenshaw Christian Center congregation shouted "No!" when he made his announcement. "I have struggled with and am correcting and making amends f
Refuse To Lose Your Gospel Urgency! As I type these words I'm sitting in front of The Old Water Tower on 800 N Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. I'm getting ready to do Lead THE Cause, a training event that will inspire, equip and unleash over 500 teenagers to share the Gospel
Church Introducing Digital 'Contactless' Tithing Payments To Encourage Millennial Giving The Church of England is introducing a new digital payment system to encourage younger people to give to God's work. A new “tap and go” contactless payment system for donations is set to go live this summer, according to The Financial Times. &
“What Do You Do?” The Greater Purpose Of Our Work I love getting things done. I feel accomplished checking off boxes on my to-do list. I’m satisfied with finishing even small tasks, like washing a few dishes in the sink. There’s something gratifying about laying my head on my pillow, knowing