Thirty-five years ago, three Lutheran bodies in the Americas merged to form the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Now, the church is marking the anniversary by making plans to find new ways to carry ...

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A group of conservatives formerly affiliated with the United Methodist Church has launched a new denomination. The new group, the Global Methodist Church, officially launched May 1. The group had initially been in discussions with ...

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The U.S. Supreme Court released a ruling May 2 that said a conservative Christian organization should have been allowed to fly a Christian flag outside Boston City Hall when organizers requested to do so in ...

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It was the song service heard around the Internet: “We are taking over this flight for Jesus.” Philadelphia-based Christian evangelist Jack Jensz Jr. recently posted to Instagram a clip of himself and a few fellow ...

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Are missions a mandate? Your view of the matter may depend on which side of the pulpit you stand. Barna Research and Mission India recently conducted polling related to people’s conception of the Great Commission, ...

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A piece of the True Cross may now be at the bottom of the Black Sea. The piece may have been on board the Moskva missile cruiser, the Russian warship that sank last week after ...

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“The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” is set to get a sequel, and some — including the Auschwitz Museum — are saying that it shouldn’t be published. That’s in part because the popular novel about ...

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What happens when we die? Religion may have an answer for you. But what happens when we have a near-death experience? The science surrounding its study is getting increasingly complicated. Part of what’s complicating it ...

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Dwayne Haskins is being remembered for more than just his football game. The late Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, who had also played for the Washington Football Team, died Saturday after he was struck by a dump ...

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Holy Week continues with events around the world memorializing the week leading up to Jesus of Nazareth’s crucifixion, death and resurrection. In the Philippines, after kicking off the week with Palm Sunday, the faithful continued ...

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Christians around the world are marking Holy Week, which began April 10 with Palm Sunday to commemorate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and which will culminate with the celebration of Easter next week. Some Orthodox ...

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Calvin University and its Center for Social Research are getting a divorce. Why? Gay marriage. Specifically, because a Center for Social Research employee married her now-wife, and rather than fire her for being in violation ...

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