Nothing matters more! An interview with Wheaton College’s new president

“…the school’s board has sent a clear message. In picking Ryken, the trustees have said boldly—and unanimously—that Wheaton’s historic evangelical commitments matter.” When Wheaton College’s trustees gathered on Friday evening, Jan. 19, it was to wrap up the most important task any such board ever takes on. They voted to approve the appointment of Philip... Continue Reading

EPC Pastor, Jamie Evan, dies in Fresno, Calif.

His father, the late Rev. Louis H. Evans Jr., led the congregation at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. His grandfather built Hollywood Presbyterian Church into one of the denomination’s largest congregations in the 1950s The Rev. Jamie Evans, the son and grandson of Presbyterian ministers, took his own life Thursday after struggling with... Continue Reading

FRC President Tony Perkins Expresses Concern over Rescinded Invitation By Military Commander

I am disappointed that I’ve been denied the opportunity to speak to members of the military… It’s ironic that this blacklisting should occur because I called for the retention and enforcement of a valid federal statute. In October, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins received an invitation to speak at a National Prayer Luncheon on... Continue Reading

Survey: Obama Support Down among Christians

Only 18 percent of evangelicals said they were satisfied with the president’s job performance. Among all born-again Christians, 35 percent are satisfied with the job the president is doing, according to a survey conducted by The Barna Group. Back in the 2008 election, 42 percent of all born-again adults voted for then Democratic presidential candidate... Continue Reading

Southern Seminary Professor Nettles named as finalist for Christian biography award

P&R Publishing announced in February that Thomas J. Nettles, author of “James Petigru Boyce: A Southern Baptist Statesman” and professor of Historical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2010 John Pollock Award for Christian Biography. The John Pollock Award for Christian Biography is awarded... Continue Reading

Olympian: there’s ‘no atheist at the top of a bobsled run’

Rush may not believe in atheists (choosing instead to believe what Romans 1 says about all men knowing the truth but suppressing it in unrighteousness), but he does believe in his responsibility to share his faith with everyone, including atheists. Lyndon Rush knows his sport gives him plenty of opportunities to be vocal about his... Continue Reading

Dobson 2.0: As the good doctor leaves Focus, his son talks about a second coming

To that end, Dobson is partnering with his adopted son Ryan in the launch of a new program called Family Talk, which is slated to debut May 3 There may be no second acts in America, as F. Scott Fitzgerald famously claimed, but that’s clearly not the case in the Colorado Springs evangelical community. Last... Continue Reading

Obituary: Llewellyn (Llew) Fisher, former EPC leader, dies in Roanoke, VA

The Reverend John Furman, pastor of Westminster Church PCA) and the Reverend David Stewart, former EPC pastor in Salem, Virginia and now a PCA minister serving in Maine will preside at the memorial service on Friday. Llewellyn L. Fischer, of Roanoke, Va., devoted husband and deeply loved father, grandfather and brother left us on Wednesday,... Continue Reading

Highland Park High School coach Robert ‘Bo’ Snowden helped kids grow

Mr. Snowden retired from Highland Park High School in 1996 and became athletic director and dean of students at Providence Christian School, where he coached the children of many of his former students. Robert Howard “Bo” Snowden III built a legacy teaching American history, coaching basketball and inspiring students at Highland Park High School. While... Continue Reading

Chicago police officer killed in crash mourned and remembered

Haymaker was a very active member at Bethel Community (Evangelical Free) Church. He had attended Moody Bible Institute and Trinity Evangelical University. The Chicago police officer killed in a car crash Monday as he was answering a call of a burglary in progress will be remembered and mourned this morning by fellow officers as they... Continue Reading