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  • Church pastor dismissed amoung sex allegations!

    A Washington megachurch pastor, who was dismissed last week after a complaint of physical misconduct, is facing an additional complaint of sexual misconduct. The News Tribune reports Tacoma pastor Dean Curry stepped down as leader of Life Center Tacoma in response to a complaint of physical misconduct with an...
  • Commentary: Three things all small churches struggle with!

    Small church pastors are some of the hardest-working, most passionate and sacrificial people anywhere. They serve without fanfare, helping in ways most people will never see. And they face challenges that many will never experience. In over five years of writing, speaking and talking with thousands of small church...
  • Minister finds body in car behind church

    PERRYVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) – The Boyle County Deputy Coroner tells WKYT a body has been found in a church parking lot in Perryville. The deputy coroner says a minister first found the body in a car Thursday evening behind Doctor’s Fork Baptist Church along US-68 and called authorities. The...
  • Leaders of NAACP and Mormon church hold historic meeting to call for an ‘end to prejudice and greater racial harmony’

    The presidents of the Church of Latter Day Saints (LDS) and the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People(NAACP) have met in an historic news conference to call for an end to prejudice and greater ethnic and racial harmony. Leaders of the two organisations met Thursday in Salt...
  • Pope decries attack on church in Nigeria that killed 15

    Pope Francis has decried an attack on a church in Nigeria that killed 15 people, including two priests. In remarks Sunday to the public in St. Peter’s Square, the pontiff prayed that Nigeria’s Christian community can find harmony and peace. The massacre last week occurred in Benue state in...
  • Church From ‘Alice’s Restaurant’ Song Reopens After Upgrades

    GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts church building made famous by the 1967 Arlo Guthrie song “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” is reopening after some recently completed upgrades. The building in Great Barrington is home of the nonprofit Guthrie Center and has been closed for about two months during the work. The...
  • Montana diocese reaches $20-million settlement with clergy abuse victims

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings reached a $20-million agreement to settle claims by 86 people who said they were sexually abused as children by clergy employed by the Montana diocese dating back to the 1950s, officials said Friday. The abuse happened at the hands of dozens of...
  • Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. went to church hours after stopping mass shooter

    James Shaw Jr. has been hailed a hero for stopping a mass shooter from further killing innocent civilians at the Waffle House in Nashville in the early hours of Sunday, April 22. The 29-year-old had a gunshot graze to his elbow and his hand was burned as he grabbed...
  • Racial Bias Training: Should the Church Follow Starbuck’s Lead?

      Racial trauma counselor and seminary student Kyle J. Howard says churches would do well to follow Starbucks and organize their own day of racial bias training. “Starbucks has done a better job of addressing and actively repenting of racial bias than most evangelical denominations and churches I know,”...