BBC Flooded with Complaints Over ‘Songs of Praise’ Episode Featuring Same-Sex ‘Wedding’

BBC Flooded with Complaints Over ‘Songs of Praise’ Episode Featuring Same-Sex ‘Wedding’

(The Christian Institute) — The BBC has received 1,238 complaints over a controversial Songs of Praise episode featuring a same-sex wedding. The episode was billed as a celebration of faith and marriage, but showed clips of the wedding between Jamie Wallace and Ian McDowall at Rutherglen United Reformed Church near Glasgow. Viewers strongly objected to […]

‘Faith Healer’ Todd Bentley Admits Sending Texts ‘Beyond Pornography’ After Associates Go Public With Claims of ‘Sexual Perversion’

‘Faith Healer’ Todd Bentley Admits Sending Texts ‘Beyond Pornography’ After Associates Go Public With Claims of ‘Sexual Perversion’

Controversial “faith healer” and false teacher Todd Bentley — who once boasted about how God told him to kick a woman in the face with his biker boot — took to Facebook on Friday to address numerous allegations of moral impropriety, including claims of homosexual advances toward interns and other sexually-related sins. Bentley, who divorced […]

Bethel Church Suggests ‘LGBTQ+’ People ‘Who Feel Fulfilled and Happy As You Are’ Don’t Need to Change or Repent

Bethel Church Suggests ‘LGBTQ+’ People ‘Who Feel Fulfilled and Happy As You Are’ Don’t Need to Change or Repent

REDDING, Calif. — Bethel Church, led by Bill Johnson, is raising new concerns after it posted to its Facebook page on Thursday that its program for those who struggle with homosexuality has never had the message of “all must change,” suggesting that those who “feel fulfilled and happy as [they] are” aren’t required by God […]

Apostate Minister Opposes Proposal to Appoint Pastor to Present Prayers at City Council Meetings

Apostate Minister Opposes Proposal to Appoint Pastor to Present Prayers at City Council Meetings

BEREA, Ky. — The president of the Kentucky Council of Churches expressed opposition on Tuesday to a proposal that would appoint a Baptist pastor to serve as a chaplain for the city and present prayers at public meetings. In March, an atheist named Ali Blair delivered the invocation for the Berea City Council meeting, which stirred […]

‘Whatever,’ Woman Says After Church Revokes Her Membership for Unrepentant Lesbianism

‘Whatever,’ Woman Says After Church Revokes Her Membership for Unrepentant Lesbianism

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — Two women who are involved in a lesbian relationship recently contacted the media after receiving a letter from their now-former pastor who advised that their church membership had been revoked as they remained unrepentant. “Hmmmmm, ok whatever. Going to a better church now. Love my wife and Christ! ‘Nough said,” Mary Catherine Trollinger […]

Former Hillsong Songwriter Marty Sampson Renounces Christianity: ‘It’s Not for Me. I Am Not in Anymore’

Former Hillsong Songwriter Marty Sampson Renounces Christianity: ‘It’s Not for Me. I Am Not in Anymore’

SYDNEY — Marty Sampson, a former songwriter for Australia’s Hillsong worship team and Hillsong United, announced on Instagram on Saturday that he is “losing [his] faith” in Christianity and that he is “happy now.” “Time for some real talk. I’m genuinely losing my faith, and it doesn’t bother me,” he wrote. “Like, what bothers me […]

After Kissing Christianity Goodbye, Joshua Harris Marches in Vancouver Pride Parade

After Kissing Christianity Goodbye, Joshua Harris Marches in Vancouver Pride Parade

VANCOUVER — A week after “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” author Joshua Harris announced that he was kissing Christianity goodbye, he posted photos to Instagram of his participation in the Vancouver Pride Festival. “An American in Canada marching with the British Consulate,” Harris wrote with one photo. He posted another photograph of himself with “Christian rocker” […]

‘Jesus Feminist’ Author Leaves Her Church, Vineyard Canada as ‘Line Being Drawn’ on Homosexuality

‘Jesus Feminist’ Author Leaves Her Church, Vineyard Canada as ‘Line Being Drawn’ on Homosexuality

BRITISH COLUMBIA — Canadian author and false teacher Sarah Bessey, known for her books “Jesus Feminist” and “Out of Sorts: Making Peace with an Evolving Faith,” has announced that she has parted ways with the local church her family attends — and the Vineyard Canada movement altogether — as she has realized that those who […]

‘I Am Not a Christian’: Former ‘Pastor,’ Author Joshua Harris Kisses Christianity Goodbye

‘I Am Not a Christian’: Former ‘Pastor,’ Author Joshua Harris Kisses Christianity Goodbye

VANCOUVER — Author and former pastor Joshua Harris, most known for his book “I Kissed Dating Goodbye,” announced on Friday as a follow-up to last week’s Instagram post advising of his separation from his wife that he no longer identifies as a Christian. He also apologized to those who identify as homosexuals, stating that he regrets […]

Interfaith Clergy ‘Bless’ Texas Abortion Facility, ‘Infuse Space With Energy’ for Abortive Mothers

Interfaith Clergy ‘Bless’ Texas Abortion Facility, ‘Infuse Space With Energy’ for Abortive Mothers

AUSTIN, Texas — A small interfaith “blessing” ceremony was conducted at a Texas abortion facility on Tuesday to ask for “safety, healing and peace” for women who have abortions there, as well as the staff members who help provide them. According to reports, the ceremony at Whole Woman’s Health in Austin involved 10 clergy members […]

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