UK ‘Progressive Christian’ Festival to Include Muslim Group Teaching Sufi Worship Chants

UK ‘Progressive Christian’ Festival to Include Muslim Group Teaching Sufi Worship Chants

LONDON — A “progressive Christian” festival in the UK has added a Muslim platform to its upcoming event in an effort to eradicate negative stereotypes against those of the Islamic faith. The event will include a group that will teach attendees universal Sufi chants, as well as others who seek to combat “Islamophobia” in the world. […]

‘Pastor’ Defends Dance During Service to Profane Rap Song, Claims Men in Bible Used Coarse Language

‘Pastor’ Defends Dance During Service to Profane Rap Song, Claims Men in Bible Used Coarse Language

The leader of a Missionary Baptist assembly in California is defending the use of a profane secular rap song during a recent Sunday service, saying that he believes the men of the Scriptures likely used edgy language and that he curses in prayer sometimes himself. Several youth performed a dance to Jay-Z’s “The Story of O.J.” on July […]

Former Liberty University VP Raises Concern After Calling for Meeting With ‘Your Holiness’ to Unite Evangelicals, Catholics

Former Liberty University VP Raises Concern After Calling for Meeting With ‘Your Holiness’ to Unite Evangelicals, Catholics

Concerns are being raised as Johnnie Moore, the former vice president of communications for Liberty University—which heralds itself at the world’s largest Christian university—and travel assistant to President Jerry Falwell, Jr., recently sent a letter to Roman Catholic leader Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” to request a meeting to discuss Moore’s objection to […]

Concerns Raised as Photos Resurface of Hillsong’s Hipster ‘Pastor’ Carl Lentz Slamming Shots With Justin Bieber

Concerns Raised as Photos Resurface of Hillsong’s Hipster ‘Pastor’ Carl Lentz Slamming Shots With Justin Bieber

Following word that Justin Bieber has cancelled the remainder of his “Purpose” tour, as well as unconfirmed reports that the pop star has “rededicated his life to Christ,” concerns are being raised as to what kind of spiritual influence Hillsong hipster Carl Lentz has been on the singer. Since earlier this year, photos of Lentz with the […]

False ‘Message Bible’ Creator Changes Mind on Homosexuality, Says He Would Officiate ‘Gay Wedding’

False ‘Message Bible’ Creator Changes Mind on Homosexuality, Says He Would Officiate ‘Gay Wedding’

Eugene Peterson, the creator of the 2002 “Message Bible” modern paraphrase, states that he has changed his mind on the issue of homosexuality and would be willing to officiate a same-sex ceremony if he were pastoring a church today. “I wouldn’t have said this 20 years ago, but now I know a lot of people […]

Church of England Overwhelmingly Votes to ‘Welcome and Affirm’ Transgenders

Church of England Overwhelmingly Votes to ‘Welcome and Affirm’ Transgenders

YORK, U.K. — The Church of England, also known as the Anglican Church, has voted overwhelmingly to “welcome and affirm” transgendered persons, and might now also offer special liturgies to mark the person’s “transition” and accept them in their new perceived identity. According to the denomination’s website, the General Synod voted on Sunday to approve a motion […]

Southern Baptist Military Chaplain Conducts ‘Transgender Policy Briefing’ for Army Reserves Unit

Southern Baptist Military Chaplain Conducts ‘Transgender Policy Briefing’ for Army Reserves Unit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Concerns are being raised after a Southern Baptist military chaplain recently conducted a “transgender policy briefing” for members of an Army reserves unit that is based in Nashville—a briefing that was mandatory and was determined by the chaplain as not being violative of the convictions of Christian soldiers. On June 23, the […]

Former Longtime President of Church Planting Organization Decides to Live as Woman

Former Longtime President of Church Planting Organization Decides to Live as Woman

NEW YORK — The former longtime president of a church planting organization headquartered in New York has decided to live as a woman. Paul Williams led the Orchard Group from 1989 to 2009, an organization that has planted churches throughout the Northeast, and especially the New York City area, since the 1940’s. “Orchard Group has […]