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 […]

Minnesota Minister Defrocked, ‘Church’ Expelled for Embracing Homosexuality as ‘Non-Salvific Matter’

Minnesota Minister Defrocked, ‘Church’ Expelled for Embracing Homosexuality as ‘Non-Salvific Matter’

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) has voted to defrock a minister within its denomination and to also expel the church that he leads because of its stance on welcoming homosexuals and transgenders to serve in leadership roles, as well as its willingness to provide wedding services and baptisms to the unrepentant. According to […]

Popular Catholic Worship Artist Audrey Assad ‘Celebrates’ Pride Month in Tweet

Popular Catholic Worship Artist Audrey Assad ‘Celebrates’ Pride Month in Tweet

Popular Catholic singer Audrey Assad, known for songs such as “Restless,” “For Love of You” and “Even Unto Death,” as well as a number of hymn renditions, recently tweeted in recognition of Pride Month, stating that she loves and celebrates her homosexual friends. “Happy #Pride month. I love and celebrate you,” she posted on June […]

Christian Institute Challenges Cathedral Over Blasphemous Homosexual Festival, ‘Queering the Church’ Panel

Christian Institute Challenges Cathedral Over Blasphemous Homosexual Festival, ‘Queering the Church’ Panel

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE (The Christian Institute) — Newcastle Cathedral is being confronted over a weekend-long homosexual and transgender advocacy festival that includes a panel discussion on “Queering the Church.” Coinciding with the city’s pro-LGBT march, the cathedral is hosting four panelists, including a Church of England curate who identifies as “non-binary genderqueer transgender.” Colin Hart, […]

‘Are You Ready to [Expletive] Party Tonight?’ Joel and Victoria Osteen Attend Lady Gaga Concert, Pose for Sirius/Pandora Merger

‘Are You Ready to [Expletive] Party Tonight?’ Joel and Victoria Osteen Attend Lady Gaga Concert, Pose for Sirius/Pandora Merger

NEW YORK — Megachurch speaker and author Joel Osteen and his wife Victoria were among a number of celebrities, including drag queens, actors and music industry personalities, who attended the “SiriusXM and Pandora Present Lady Gaga at the Apollo” concert on Monday night in New York City. The two posed on the carpet for a […]

‘Slide Into Apostasy’: Top Southern Baptist Leaders Sing Lynyrd Skynyrd Before Thousands of Pastors at ‘Send Luncheon’

‘Slide Into Apostasy’: Top Southern Baptist Leaders Sing Lynyrd Skynyrd Before Thousands of Pastors at ‘Send Luncheon’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Top leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention took to the stage on Monday during the North American Mission Board’s (NAMB) “Send Luncheon,” and donning wigs, hats and electric guitars, sang karaoke to the Lynyrd Skynyrd hit “Sweet Home Alabama” for the thousands of pastors who had gathered for the event. Video footage of […]