Need to know: Wednesday, September 2, 2020
'We are running out of time,' the pope said in a message on the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation (Sept. 1).
The church appears to be wading into a highly politicized campaign to minimize or outright deny the existence of the coronavirus.
Last week, a viral video began circulating on social media showing a man who closely resembles Eric Metaxas striking a protester and running away backward.
North Valley Baptist Church in Santa Clara County has so far been fined a total of $25,000 in five notices of violation, a Santa Clara County spokesperson told Religion News Service.
Both Jim Bakker and Jerry Falwell Jr. were entrepreneurs who drove the Christian nonprofits they ran to great heights only to be done-in by their personal failings, writes John Wigger.
People thinking about suicide often turn to pastors, coaches and teachers first for help. We need to make sure these natural helpers are trained to lend a hand, writes Glen Bloomstrom.
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The district attorney moved to dismiss the charges, alleging ‘the complainant cannot and has not positively identified defendant as the person who committed this offense.‘
Meanwhile, more than 12,000 people have signed Faithful America's petition calling on the Christian crowdfunding site to take down the Rittenhouse campaign.
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What Mormons do in this election matters – not only politically, in swing states such as Arizona, but in terms of the church’s own reputation and even its missionary efforts, writes Jana Riess.
In a country built on casually snatching our lives away prematurely, he lived to show Black children that they can be poetry, not just prey or property, writes Tyler Burns.