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For more than three decades as a lead pastor, Larry Ihrig is used to taking a stand each week as he delivers God’s Word from the pulpit. Now, as a Church United pastor, he’s getting used to taking those stands away from the confines of the sanctuary ...

One of the greatest tragedies that can afflict the post-pandemic church is that of getting tangled in a jungle of institutional analysis and missing an opportune moment—a kairos. Pandemic panic can easily lead to shallow solutions and missed opportunities ...

Shortly after Ed Litton was elected as the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Alabama pastor vowed to “build bridges, not walls” during his tenure as head of the denomination. Litton, the senior pastor of Redemption Church (formerly First Baptist North Mobile), won the election in a runoff vote on Tuesday ...

A handful of days into this rainbow deluge, the air of LGBT pride is so suffocating that people could choke. It's plastered across social media, corporate logos, cereal boxes, even big box stores' pandering displays. This month, fans can't even go to a San Francisco Giants game without ...

A prominent fast-food company announced that it's donating nearly half of the proceeds from its sales of chicken sandwiches to an LGBT activist group while taking a shot at one of its competitors. Burger King, one of the largest and most popular global fast food companies, sent out a tweet Thursday announcing that “the #ChKing says LGBTQ+ rights!”

Gov. Greg Abbott is likely to sign the bill that will effectively ban the teaching of critical race theory in Texas, but its implementation will be key. In the months that CRT has been debated in Texas, it has been dismissed as merely another way of looking at things (much as Antifa has been dismissed as a set of ideas) ...

The most frequent question people pose to me is: What can I/we do to fight back against the nihilistic anti-American destruction of virtually all the country’s major institutions? There is an answer. The single best thing Americans can do to counter the left-wing attack on America ... is to take their children out of America’s schools ...

The U.S Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has ruled that Vermont can’t exclude students attending religious schools from state-sponsored tuition programs, striking down the state’s long-standing prohibition on public funding for those institutions ...

Mattie Parker is the next presumptive mayor of Fort Worth, winning a Saturday night run-off against Tarrant County Democratic Party Chair Deborah Peoples. ”Fort Worth, you have just elected the youngest mayor of a big city in the United States of America,” Parker told supporters Saturday night ...

“They gave us our world.” So said President Bill Clinton on June 6, 1994, at the 50th anniversary observance of the Allied landings on the Normandy beaches of France. The world in 1994—as now—had forgotten the immense peril threatening the nations in the person of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis ...

Pastor Ronnie Holmes of Church of the Open Door in Waco and longtime member of the Texas Pastor Council Executive Council, convened a gathering of key Waco pastors on Tuesday, June 1 toward the official launch of a Waco Area Pastor Council. TXPC President Dave Welch met with the group that included Senior Pastors Ramiro Pena, Mario Sandoval, David Arnett, C.J. Oliver, Charles Bledsoe and Pastor Holmes ...

... we put together a great condensed 2 day, Behind the Badge Academy just for you. This will help you get an inside view of us in law enforcement and for us to get to know you as well so that we can begin this journey of helping the community together. Day 1 starts with a speaker who has been featured in Time Magazine, ABC’s 20/20, and Primetime, the History Channel, and numerous local stations. He is currently featured in ...

A judge dismissed a lawsuit from Planned Parenthood against the City of Lubbock, Texas, where residents voted to approve a measure that outlaws abortion in the city. In explaining why the suit was dismissed, U.S. District Judge James Wesley Hendrix said Planned Parenthood lacked jurisdiction ...

Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis slammed the NCAA during a Fox News interview on Tuesday night that highlighted a bill that DeSantis signed earlier in the day that protected girl’s sports in the state ...

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD school board candidate Shannon Braun’s campaign has drawn support from some big names: her brother and sister-in-law, Chip and Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper fame. Braun and incumbent trustee Mindy McClure are competing in a June 5 runoff for a seat on the board ...

I know many of you are deeply concerned about our country today, as I am. It is rocking and reeling like a ship on a stormy sea. Everything we have cherished about America is under assault, encompassing the entire Judeo-Christian ethic. Where do we start to preserve what we can't afford to lose?

A Canadian congregation has been charged with violating lockdown rules when it held multiple outdoor worship services with more than 10 people in attendance after its church building was shut down by the government ...

Schools, both public and private, have become propaganda centers for the humanist-progressivist-secular worldview, and on May 22 Texas joined several other states in saying, “Enough!” On that date The Texas Senate joined the Texas House in banning critical race theory from Texas schools ...

Michael Capuzzo, a New York Times best-selling author , has just published an article titled “The Drug That Cracked Covid”. The 15-page article chronicles the gargantuan struggle being waged by frontline doctors on all continents to get ivermectin approved as a Covid-19 treatment, as well as the tireless efforts by reporters, media outlets and social media companies to thwart them ...

The Associated Press reports the battle between Israel and Hamas killed more than 250 people, mostly Palestinians, and caused widespread destruction in Gaza because Hamas terrorists deliberately place their rocket launchers in residential areas. But the cease-fire that came into effect on Friday continues to hold ...

There’s no other way to say it than, ‘human life is under assault’! Ignore the starkness of that statement if you want but the Facts and the Truth do not change. The impacts of the COVID 19 panic policies embedded within strategic deception is not saving human life but destroying humanity ...

Amidst an ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine, Mike Evans created a Facebook page where nearly 80 million users come together in daily prayer for the safety of the people of Israel. The page, called “Jerusalem Prayer Group,” was suddenly shut down ...

The Texas state Senate passed a bill on May 22 that prohibits schools from mandating the teaching of critical race theory (CRT). House Bill 3979 doesn’t mention CRT by name, but apparently aims to ban the quasi-Marxist ideology in public and open-enrollment charter schools ...

As a Christian institution, College of the Ozarks is guided by a long-standing traditional, biblical worldview which reflects the understanding that human sexuality is a gift from God ... But now, a new policy pushed forward by President Biden threatens to punish religious schools, including College of the Ozarks, if they operate their student housing consistently with their beliefs about biological sex ...

SB 581, the Homeowners Religious Freedom Act, authored by Senator Paul Bettencourt (R- Houston) and sponsored by Representative Mike Schofield (R-Houston) in the House passed both chambers to provide protection for homeowners who wish to place certain religious displays in their front yard ...

In his remarks May 12 on the release of the 2020 Report on International Religious Freedom, Secretary of State Antony Blinken correctly asserted that “religious freedom is a human right,” one at the heart of what it means to be human. Unfortunately, Blinken then went on to say that “religious freedom is not more or less important” than any other right ...

The state of Texas recorded zero deaths among people with COVID-19 on May 16 for the first time since March 2020, Gov. Greg Abbott said. “Today Texas reported: 0 Covid related deaths—the only time that’s happened since data was tracked in March, 2020,” the Republican said on Twitter ...

This year marks the 150th anniversary of The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. In this particular book, Charles Darwin addressed the questions he raised about human beings in his earlier book On the Origin of Species ...

Founder of The Woodson Center and civil rights activist Bob Woodson joined "Fox & Friends Weekend" Sunday to argue against what he calls progressives' "insidious" agenda ...

Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill (SB) 8 to ban abortions after a detectable pulse. The bill’s passage is a landmark moment for the proposal, which died in committee in 2019 as several other states passed their own versions. It is also the first heartbeat law of its kind, using civil lawsuits instead of government action for enforcement ...

Yesterday, the Texas House passed a proposal to keep churches, mosques, and temples open during disasters with bipartisan support. Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 27 reached the House floor after passing the Texas Senate with 28 affirmative votes ...

Last fall, the Black Lives Matter organization quietly deleted a section of its website in which it professed an intention to “disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement.” The statement was removed after public backlash, but the sentiment behind the statement seems to ...

A Texas community came through for a homeless man in need after a social media post shared his story. Kenneth Smith went from sitting outside an Outback Steakhouse to busing tables for the same restaurant—but most importantly, he found hope ...

Canadian Pastor Artur Pawlowski was arrested Saturday for allegedly holding a church service that violated new public health orders pertaining to gatherings. Pawlowski and his brother Dawid were accused of organizing and attending an in-person gathering earlier that day, Calgary Police said in a statement ...

Critical race theory received a stunning rebuke at the polls in local Texas elections last week in a suburb of Dallas. “On one side, progressives argued that curriculum and disciplinary changes were needed to make all children feel safe and welcome in Carroll, a mostly white but quickly diversifying school district,” NBC News reported. “On the other, conservatives in Southlake rejected ...

It was recently reported the Planned Parenthood Federation of America has announced “a new slate of faith leaders for its clergy advocacy board”, supporting an organization responsible for more human deaths than any in the history of this country. PPFA, founded by Margaret Sanger, now exposed as ...

Jonathan Koeppel, a Louisiana high school teacher that went viral last month after objecting to his school’s gender theory curriculum, spoke with the Daily Caller about his experience protesting the radical lessons ...

I can still see the disappointment in the eyes of two young people who sat before me in the Capitol Hill office of then-Senator Lloyd Benson on a May afternoon in 1971. The University of Texas students had come to Washington to help shut down the federal government to halt the Vietnam war. But they became disillusioned when ...

A Christian member of the Finnish Parliament is facing six years imprisonment for allegedly committing three crimes, including “hate speech,” for sharing her opinion on marriage and human sexuality on social media, on television and in a pamphlet ...

When I was in high school, among the most popular academic aphorisms, particularly in history class, was philosopher George Santayana’s “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” But that was in the early Paleolithic Age. Nowadays, in the era of “critical theory,” there’s said to be no factual past, no real past, to repeat ...

Scripture says woe to those who say that good is evil and that evil is good. That’s a culture-wide feature of our world. Each day, it seems, brings new and audacious ideas aimed at unravelling and mis-ordering God’s very good creation ...

Christians are being persecuted around the world at a pace not seen since the first century, one expert says. The news comes as China terrorizes millions of Muslims while conducting business as usual with the world ...

One Texas school district hired a diversity and inclusion consultant to potentially tweak teaching practices in the wake of the George Floyd protests. Two bills in the Texas legislature, one recently passed out of committee, would halt this plan ...

The Supreme Court said on April 26 it won’t hear a dispute between Texas and California over the latter’s ban on state-funded business travel. The nation’s top court delivered the decision in an unsigned order. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in February 2020 asked the Supreme Court to strike down California’s ban of state-funded travel from Texas ...

When government-sanctioned police officers armed with weapons showed up at the front door of a Canadian church, the pastor did what any freedom-loving Christian would do: he ordered them to leave the property. You can watch the entire encounter — and I encourage all Christians to do just that ...

As a black woman who grew up in the segregated South, I’m shocked and appalled with the race-baiting from mostly white left-wing politicians who are throwing around the “Jim Crow” label to score political points in the debate over strengthening our voting laws ...

Robert Morris, founder of the multi-campus Gateway Church in Texas, which draws some 36,000 worshipers weekly, urged his congregants on Sunday to get active in local government elections and vote to protect their communities while highlighting a raft of members running for office ...

If you've been able to tune in to our broadcasts in recent weeks, you know we've addressed the critical issue of the COVID-19 Vaccine more than once. In this email I lay out what SHOULD be the response of every believer to these unique and dangerously deceptive times in which we live ...

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) should be held accountable for its coverup and misfeasance which exacerbated the CCP virus pandemic, according to Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. “At a minimum, I believe this is something that likely escaped from that lab. They knew. They covered it up. They didn’t say anything for a long time. They didn’t provide access,” DeSantis told The Epoch Times on April 1 ...

As parents, we tell our children if you work hard, you can achieve whatever you set your mind to; however, you never prepared your daughter for a situation of this caliber. Unfortunately, this is a stark reality for some parents across the nation where, in states such as Connecticut, transgender boys are allowed to compete against biological girls in sporting events ...