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Despite all the race-related conversations Americans are having lately, more pastors say they’re reluctant to address the topic in sermons compared to four years ago. In a new study from LifeWay Research, 74 percent of pastors agree their congregation would welcome a sermon about racial reconciliation. That’s down from ...

A group of pro-Israel Christian leaders is mobilizing a concerted plan to quell the alarming increase of anti-Semitism in the United States. The American Christian Leaders for Israel (ACLI) network – the U.S. branch of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ) – has coordinated meetings and ...

During the past several months, there has been much talk and concern regarding Christian nationalism. There is a fine line, an almost indiscernible line, between Christian nationalism and patriotism. I am willing to die for my nation. I believe the United States of American is the ...

Founding pastor of Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, Ed Young, is mourning the death of his firstborn child, daughter LeeBeth Young. She was 34. The megachurch pastor, who did not share how his daughter died, said in a statement on social media Tuesday that she is “now healed and whole” in God’s presence after passing on Monday night ...

Almost a year ago, I wrote an article with a similar title when the so-called Reproductive Health Act passed in New York with thunderous applause in the state Senate chamber. I could not believe what I was reading: People actually applauded the slaughtering of children. Was I having a dream . . . a nightmare? Was this real? Regardless of your political views, we should all be ...

Houston megachurch pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud and defrauding investors. Caldwell was indicted on the charges two years ago. Court papers show the pastor and his investment advisor sold nearly $3.5 million in ...

Consistent with his comments since 2015, the head of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is calling for President Donald Trump to resign – and says if he were in Congress, he'd vote to impeach. ERLC leader Russell Moore has been in the "never-Trump" camp for ...

America in this desperate hour does not need bloody, anarchic chaos from left or right, but a constitutional, biblically grounded revolution. Chaos kills the patient it claims to heal. America’s founders, steeped in biblical knowledge and principles, and fresh from the chaos of the Revolutionary War, sought revolution that would ...

This just in: More people died in 2020 from abortions than any other cause of death worldwide. That’s right. Despite the overwhelming number of deaths that 2020 brought us through the coronavirus pandemic, abortion was once again named the leading cause of death last year, killing nearly 25 times more people than the coronavirus ...

As pro-Trump rioters broke into the Capitol on Wednesday to stop members of Congress from certifying the results of the 2020 election, some evangelical leaders denounced the violence — including elected representatives who continued to support President Donald Trump’s debunked claim that the election was “stolen” ...

Churches everywhere have a great opportunity now midst pandemic and political and economic uncertainty to undertake what the secular world calls a “reset.” “Renewal” is the term that has long been used in church life. It is a kairos, an “opportune” moment. The renewal must be “radical” — reaching all the way to ...

Texas has been on a mission to end taxpayer funding to the abortion giant Planned Parenthood for years. And after passing legislation and fighting lengthy court battles, the state finally is doing it. Beginning Feb. 3, Texas Planned Parenthood facilities will no longer be allowed to receive ...

It is tragic that a peaceable gathering of tens of thousands of American citizens in our nation’s capitol was marred and branded by the lawless actions of a fraction with even the possibility – even likelihood – that many of those who pushed past barriers, accosted police and entered the Capitol building were not even there to support President Trump but as “plants” by leftist groups. Some were indeed just patriotic American citizens feeling disenfranchised. First- hand testimonies of those present indicate that the vast majority of the people were...

According to a Gallup Poll released Monday, those who attend church frequently were the only group of Americans that did not see the state of their mental health decline in 2020. The results of Gallup’s November Health and Healthcare survey, conducted annually since 2001, reveal that the share of Americans who classify their mental health as “excellent” has reached an all-time low of ...

The year 2020 has been most unusual. It started with an unprecedented global pandemic caused by the CCP virus, and it’s concluding with the U.S. presidential election, which has captivated the world. On election night, on Nov. 3, an assortment of anomalies were observed, followed by a large number of ...

BREAKING: Pornhub has removed at least 10.6 million abuse videos and counting as of December 14, 2020. MindGeek is also saying that they plan to do the same across all of their related websites. This is another major win in our fight towards a world free from sexual abuse and exploitation ...

The Department of Justice announced a joint final rule with eight other Agencies — the Agency for International Development and the Departments of Agriculture, Education, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Labor, and Veterans Affairs — to implement President Trump’s Executive Order No. 13831, on the Establishment of a White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative (May 3, 2018) ...

The Human Rights Campaign—a large, influential LGBTQ advocacy group— recently released a policy brief with recommendations for a Biden administration, and the suggestions are alarming. The organization’s “Blueprint for Positive Change 2020” describes itself as “a comprehensive list of 85 individual policy recommendations aimed at improving the lives of LGBTQ people ...”

An inter-racial, interdenominational coalition of pastors that includes the “Houston Five” pastors whose sermons were subpoenaed by the previous Houston Mayor has issued a stern warning to Georgia pastors and church voters about current candidate for the U.S. Senate, Rev. Raphael Warnock ...

You simply must avoid herd mentality which would have you race out and get the new COVID-19 vaccine. As I will explain, this new vaccine has the potential to cause you tremendous harm. As you are probably well aware, the COVID-19 vaccines are already being rolled out. Healthcare workers, nursing home residents and other high-risk individuals will be ...

While Reverend Willie Davis has pastored in his hometown of Houston for much of his adult life, the crime that he’s been seeing here lately reminds him of four turbulent years he spent ministering on the Southside of Chicago ...

Following the media’s projection of his victory in the 2020 presidential election, former Vice President Joe Biden has made “sweeping promises” to LGBT activists, according to The Associated Press. Biden, a Democrat, plans to “carry out virtually every proposal” that LGBT activists have pushed for in recent years, the AP said.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a blow to California Governor Gavin Newsom's pandemic-related ban on indoor religious services, siding with a church that defied the policy and challenged it as unconstitutional religious discrimination. Read Newsmax: Supreme Court Sides With Challenge to California's COVID-19 Religious Service Curbs ...

Southern Baptist seminary presidents have taken up a hot culture war issue in a recent statement, saying “critical race theory” is incompatible with the denomination’s central statement of faith. Issued on the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Southern Baptist Convention’s most recent statement of faith, the Baptist Faith & Message, the presidents’ statement takes aim at ...

Dr. Roger Hodkinson, a Fellow at the College of American Pathologists, has told government officials in Alberta, Canada that the current lockdowns and mask mandates are “the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on an unsuspecting public.”

Amid falling satisfaction with K-12 education and a doubling of American parents that planned to home-school their children this year, the home school advocacy group Texas Home School Coalition (THSC) expects high withdrawal numbers this semester according to Texas Education Agency (TEA) data collected in a release this week ...

Honored Members of Congress and State Legislators of the United States of America, Thank you for honoring your solemn oath to defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. As faith and human rights leaders, we urge your immediate and bold inquiry into the many claims and emerging signs of election fraud and theft, in 2020. Citizens must trust ...

Back in 2014, I worked freelance for a public relations firm in New York City. It was there that I met an unusual woman. I didn’t know many lawyers or Texans, but I knew better than to chalk up her qualities to either her profession or her home. It’s rare that I encounter someone who I’m afraid to argue with, because of her sheer brain power and towering personal rectitude. But this was such a person ...

The so-called progressive prosecutor movement—or, as we refer to it, the “rogue prosecutor” movement—upends the traditional and customary role of the prosecutor in American society with short-term and potentially long-term disastrous consequences on a number of levels. Crime rates are the lowest they have been in decades. Incarceration rates are also the lowest they have been in decades. This did not happen by accident ...

It’s the week of the Torah reading of Chaye Sarah, featuring the story of the betrothal of Rebecca and its multiple mentions of camels. It’s the week of the perennial question I get, as an Orthodox rabbi and academic Bible scholar:
Didn’t the New York Times once report there were no camels in Israel until long after the patriarchal period detailed in Genesis?

A Montrose drinking establishment might have been the first LGBTQ+ bar in America to have served as a presidential polling place on Election Day. Buddy’s, a gay bar at 2409 Grant Street, welcomed about 200 voters on Tuesday, said Christopher Barry, the bar’s owner. Voters were treated to music by DJ Melle Mel on the back patio, music on the jukebox inside, and an impromptu drag show by Joy to the Polls ...

Amnesty for illegal immigrants, taxpayer funding for abortions, and a transition from using oil for energy were key to former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign for the White House. Biden laid out many policy proposals during his campaign to unseat President Donald Trump, which major media outlets called in the Democratic challenger’s favor Saturday even as ballot counting and litigation continued ...

Even though former Vice President Joe Biden has claimed victory in the presidential election, the Trump campaign has filed lawsuits contesting the results with current litigation in Pennsylvania, Nevada, Michigan, Georgia, and Arizona. In Pennsylvania alone, there are at least 21,000 dead people on the voter rolls. Is there a possibility that some of these ballots that went to dead people were used fraudulently?

Although news organization on Saturday declared former Vice President Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, President Trump and many of his supporters are casting doubt about the outcome ...

The issue of abortion has barely come up in the debates of Election 2020. But for many of us, it is still the issue that matters most. I am a one issue voter, without apology, and that issue is abortion. I’m against it. If a politician thinks it is acceptable—whatever the rhetoric—to deliberately kill a living, developing human being in the womb, that politician is wrong. And he or she will never have my vote. The issue of life is so basic. It is even the first ...

Conservative circles have been abuzz from the fallout of Twitter and Facebook’s decision to actively censor a major American Newspaper. On October 14, “America’s oldest newspaper,” the New York Post, published a story about damaging material found on a laptop that reportedly belonged to Hunter Biden, son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The two social media giants both chose to immediately remove any post that shared New York Post articles ...

I’ve recently heard and read several stories of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s charismatic Catholic faith. On many occasions, her faith has been explained as though it's unusual or exotic to be a charismatic Christian. On some occasions, unfortunately, it’s discussed with blatant bigotry. In a recent monologue, comedian Bill Maher called Barrett “a [expletive] nut.” He then described her as ...

Poll workers at a League City polling place had been telling voters, illegally, that they needed to wear masks to vote. One of those voters was Galveston County Judge Mark Henry. Henry has since signed an order barring mask mandates at the voting booth in Galveston County in accordance with statewide law. Despite the clear exception for voters and poll workers in Governor Greg Abbott’s mask order ...

A TikTok video that recently went viral on social media showed a recent Harvard graduate threatening to stab anyone who said “all lives matter.” In her melodrama, she tried to sound intimidating with her histrionics. She won a huge audience, as she intended. But her video also came to the attention of the company that was going to give her an internship later this summer ...

During the early nineties, the leaning Tower of Pisa started to lean too far. So engineers designed a plan to salvage the twelfth-century landmark from toppling over ... Left to itself, our nation today faces the same threat, which once loomed over the leaning Tower of Pisa: tilting and headed toward catastrophe. The effort to elect public officials who support policies more consistent with biblical teachings has been ...

Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department said it is investigating a “Let Us Worship” prayer event that was held outside the city’s Metro Courthouse on Sunday that attracted about 10,000 worshipers, a report said. The event was reportedly led by Sean Feucht, a religious author and recording artist. He issued a statement Tuesday on Twitter that accused Nashville of “selectively” targeting Christians for “harassment and punishment” ...

With all the talk about seemingly irreconcilable differences between Americans of varying races, it might be helpful to focus on something that unites us all—the American dream of creating a better life for ourselves and our families. What every American has in common is not just that goal, but also the pathways—education and job training. Still, it’s true that the Black community has faced ...

Pilgrim Governor William Bradford wrote: "As one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many, yea in some sort to our whole nation." An example of "one small candle" lighting "a thousand" occurred in the early 1700s, with a rich young ruler ...

Netflix has been indicted by a Texas grand jury for allegedly promoting “lewd visual material” of a child in connection to the release of the controversial French film “Cuties. The grand jury in Tyler County returned the indictment against the streaming giant on Sept. 23, it was revealed Tuesday ...

Leading epidemiologists have launched a petition calling for an end to lockdowns of the healthy and, instead, focusing on protecting the people who are vulnerable to the coronavirus. Professors Dr. Martin Kulldorff of Harvard, Dr. Sunetra Gupta of Oxford and Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya of Stanford announced the effort in an interview Monday with Fox News' Laura Ingraham ...

Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel A. Alito Jr. appeared to suggest that the court should reconsider the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges decision that made same-sex marriage a constitutional right because it threatens the religious liberty of Americans who believe “marriage is a sacred institution between one man and one woman” ...

In 1932, Supreme Court justice Louis Brandeis famously called the states “laboratories of democracy.” Different states can test out different policies, and they can learn from each other. That proved true in 2020. Governors in different states responded to the COVID-19 pandemic at different times and in different ways ...

Humanists for Biden is a newly formed organization, an off-shoot of Secular Democrats of America, an entity that itself is of recent vintage. The pro-Biden group is headed by Greg Epstein, a humanist "chaplain" who splits his time between Harvard and MIT ...

Tuesday night’s debate was …well…not a debate ... Those who went into the debate for Biden came out for Biden, so relieved that he did not announce that he was “running for President of Uganda, this year in 1996.” Those who went into the debate for Trump came out for Trump, some glad he punched hard, others saying he should not have punched so hard ...

Government-imposed lockdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted life and created uncertainty for all Americans. Particularly impacted are the parents of children in foster care, many of whom face the very real threat of losing their children forever due to strict legal timelines governing child welfare cases ...