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Evangelical Pro-Lifers Clash Over Criminalizing Abortion

Ahead of a potential ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, Founders Ministries’ Tom Ascol and other “abolitionists” voice opposition to longstanding “incremental” approach, calling for …

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Why Downsizing Evangelical Seminaries Is a Bad Thing

The short-term financial gain of selling a residential campus doesn’t outweigh the long-term loss of embodied community. There is no good news coming from freestanding …

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Exodus, Judges, or Nehemiah: Lebanon’s Evangelicals Assess Surprising Election Victory

Amid a rapidly collapsing nation, Christians hope surge of new politicians opposed to traditional sectarian parties will follow biblical parallels. On the eve of Lebanon’s …

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After Shooting, Churches Navigate China-Taiwan Tensions Under the Surface

While Presbyterian Church in Taiwan has historic ties to the push for independence, most Chinese congregations in the US avoid highlighting the ongoing political polarization. …

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The Gospel Doesn’t Always Have to Come with a House Key

The power of introverted hospitality in an extroverted world of church ministry. Perhaps the most difficult area for me as an introverted Christian woman and …

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Buffalo Pastors Respond to Loss of Community ‘Pillars’

After a mass shooting targeting Black grocery store customers, local Christians consider all they lost. Soon after a white 18-year-old shooter targeted Black customers of …

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Leading Psychologist Bridges Trauma Healing and the Black Church

Incoming American Psychological Association president Thema Bryant’s “psychology for the people” approach is already helping break Christian stigmas around therapy. Thema Bryant’s calling to psychology …

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Gordon-Conwell to Sell Main Campus, Move to Boston

After a decade of enrollment decline, leaders began to see the seminary’s biggest financial asset as a liability. They hope relocation could be the big …

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What Is Antisemitism? Evangelicals Favor Different Definitions

European Evangelical Alliance becomes latest Christian group to sign onto IHRA working definition. Others favor Jerusalem Declaration alternative. In a solemn ceremony last month at …

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First Pastor to Defy COVID-19 Lockdowns Wins in Court

Following several earlier decisions siding with religious groups, the leader of a Oneness Pentecostal congregation in Louisiana declares, “Devil, you just got dethroned.” Tony Spell, …

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