N. T. Wright to step down as Bishop of Durham; returning to teaching

Dr Wright, a lifelong Newcastle United fan who was born in Morpeth, Northumberland, has been Bishop of Durham since 2003. Bishop of Durham N. T. Wright said April 27 that he will retire from his diocesan post on August 31. Wright, who will be 62 this autumn, will take up a new appointment as Research... Continue Reading

Colorado evangelicals singing praises over Denver Bronco’s NFL Draft pick of QB Tim Tebow

Evangelical Christians are excited about Tim Tebow because he has proven himself to be a man who not only professes Jesus to be the lord of his life, but he models that on and off the football field. That’s absolutely refreshing.” Many in Colorado’s evangelical Christian community believe the Denver Broncos’ first-round draft pick of... Continue Reading

President visits Rev. Billy Graham while on his weekend break in Asheville

Over coffee, the two men discussed a variety of topics, including their wives, and love for and similar experiences with golf and Chicago President Barack Obama visited evangelical Rev. Billy Graham at his North Carolina home Sunday before departing the state from a weekend vacation. Graham, 91, has advised many presidents, starting with Harry Truman... Continue Reading

Can Some Religious Groups Opt Out of Federalized Health Care?

Michael Tanner, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and a health care reform expert, said the clause was put in for the Amish, who generally don’t participate in government programs such as Social Security, Medicaid or Medicare. Deborah VanDyk of the Hudsonville Tea Party mentioned during her April 15 tea party speech in Hudsonville... Continue Reading

Franklin Graham Dropped from Pentagon Prayer Event

“True Islam cannot be practiced in this country. You can’t beat your wife. You cannot murder your children if you think they’ve committed adultery or something like that, which they do practice in these other countries.” The Army rescinded its invitation to Franklin Graham to speak at the Pentagon for the National Day of Prayer... Continue Reading

A wave came in – How an introvert like Tim Keller became a great preacher; Q&A with Marvin Olasky

Did you give a tryout sermon in Hopewell? Yeah. I do not think I was any good. They were desperate. I am not kidding. Their pastor had left under a cloud and they were looking for somebody, anybody. Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, has done for two decades what people said... Continue Reading

Political Action Committee Formed to Defeat Congressional Black Caucus and Break ‘Death Grip’ of Democrat Party on Black Community

“Homosexuals have no history of slavery, Jim Crow, lynching or being legally defined as 2/3 of a person. I have known people who have been delivered from homosexuality. I have never known anyone to be delivered from being black.” Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr., retired attorney and Harvard Law graduate, is declaring political war on the... Continue Reading

California megachurch pastor resigns for spiritual reasons to seek a new calling

From Wikipedia: “Francis said he felt convicted to sacrifice more for God. “Chan gives away 90 percent of his income … Chan doesn’t take a salary, and has donated all of his book royalties, which total about $500,000 to charities.” Francis Chan, author of Crazy Love and the pastor at Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley,... Continue Reading

Stanley Hauerwas of Duke Divinity addresses Student Body at The King’s College on the subject of avarice.

“American democracy is a plutocracy. …The middle class doesn’t care who rules as long as they don’t lose their stuff.” Last Thursday night Stanley Hauerwas, the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School, addressed the student body of The King’s College on the subject of avarice. He was the keynote speaker... Continue Reading

Africa Is Most Religious Part of World according to Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life Survey

The study reports that the number of Christians in sub-Saharan Africa grew faster than the number of Muslims, from 7 million in 1900 to 470 million in 2010. One in five of the world’s Christians lives in sub-Saharan Africa Researchers say they’ve found the most religious place on Earth — between the southern border of... Continue Reading