Tag Archives: evangelicals

Southern Baptist Convention Admits Covering Up Sex Abuse And Lying About Secret Database Of Offenders

The Washington Post reports: Leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention on Sunday released a major third-party investigation that found that sex abuse survivors were often ignored, minimized and “even vilified” by top clergy in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. The findings of nearly 300 pages include shocking new details about specific abuse cases and shine a light on how denominational …

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Younger Generations Increasingly Rejecting Religion

The Christian Post reports: A new report released Thursday by the American Enterprise Institute shows that despite the proven benefits of belonging to a faith community, Americans are increasingly leaving organized religion with each subsequent generation and the majority aren’t coming back. Generation Z, born in the late 1990s and early 2000s, is now the least religious generation yet, with …

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Survey Finds Support For LGBTQ Rights At New High

Religion News Service reports: Americans’ support for LGBTQ rights is higher than ever, according to a new report by Public Religion Research Institute, though two groups have “consistently lagged” in their support for key policies: Republicans and white evangelical Protestants. Those findings, released Thursday (March 17), are part of PRRI’s 2021 American Values Atlas project, a seven-year survey measuring Americans’ …

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Televangelist: Homosexuality Is “Taking Over Christian Children, It’s A Demonic Spirit After Our Seed” [VIDEO]

“We have all of this going on – for the last couple of 20, 30 years. And while we’re building the biggest churches, never have Christians’ children been more taken over by homosexuality than they are right now. “If I asked each and every one of you to stand that has a son, daughter, niece, nephew, brother or sister that …

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Televangelist Jesse DuPlantis: Jesus Hasn’t Come Back Yet Because People Haven’t Sent Me Enough Money

“I honestly believe this. That the reason why Jesus has not come is that people are not giving what God has told them to give. You see what I’m saying? I mean, when you understand, you can speed up the time. “I was on television and this fellow said, ‘I heard you was millionaire.’ I said, ‘That not right. That’s …

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Graham Pressures Christians To Get Vax In New Video

Posted today to Franklin Graham’s Facebook page: Because Samaritan’s Purse has been involved in responding to the coronavirus pandemic here in the U.S. and overseas, I receive a lot of questions about the vaccine. Whether or not to take the vaccine is a personal decision. I encourage people to do their research, to pray about it, and to make the …

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Evangelical Radio Host: The Satanically Bad “Waking Nightmare” Of Biden Will Bring People To Jesus [VIDEO]

“When this thing happened with the election and then everything that has happened subsequently, this nightmare. I think it is God’s mercy. “It is a wake-up call, not just to the church, but to your average American to say, ‘Wow, look how bad it can get.’ We didn’t think it could get this bad. “We think it’s just kind of …

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World’s Largest Christian Network Took Millions In PPP Bailout, Had Nearly A Billion Dollars In Annual Revenue

The Roys Report reports: Despite having total revenues exceeding $933 million in 2019, the Texas affiliate of Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) — the world’s largest religious television network — received more than $3.3 million in federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans last year. According to The Trinity Foundation, TBN transferred more than $860 million in assets to its Texas affiliate, …

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Feds Investigate Plane Crash That Killed 7 Evangelicals

Nashville’s ABC News affiliate reports: The reason a small jet plummeted into Percy Priest Lake on Saturday morning is still a mystery, but a recording indicates air traffic control lost contact with the pilot very early on. In a recording obtained by NewsChannel5 Investigates, the pilot only has a few exchanges with ATC at Smyrna / Rutherford County Airport before …

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Christian Diet Guru, “Tarzan” Actor Husband, 5 Others Killed In Plane Crash On Way To Florida Cultist Rally

The Tennessean reports: Seven people are presumed dead after a small plane crashed on Percy Priest Lake on Saturday, while it was heading from Smyrna to Palm Beach International Airport in Florida. Dive teams from local emergency agencies found human remains and pieces of the plane that crashed on Percy Warner Lake. According to the Federal Aviation Administration website, no …

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Franklin Graham: Jesus Wants You To Get Vaccinated

“When Jesus started his ministry, he went about preaching and he used his power as the Son of God to bring healing to people’s bodies. “And he didn’t do it so they’d have a better life. He did it so they’d put their faith and trust in him as the son of God. “And as a Christian, I think it’s …

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Hate Groups Launch “Stop Corporate Tyranny” Site

Via press release: A coalition of conservative and evangelical thought leaders opposed to corporate activism, has launched a new website: StopCorporateTyranny.org. It is dedicated to exposing left-wing activism with corporations and educating conservative Christians about how it can be opposed. The website is a hub for updates, information, and resources for normal investors who are troubled by the growing trend …

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White Evangelicals Pose Greatest Threat To Vax Effort

The New York Times reports: The deeply held spiritual convictions or counterfactual arguments may vary. But across white evangelical America, reasons not to get vaccinated have spread as quickly as the virus that public health officials are hoping to overcome through herd immunity. The opposition is rooted in a mix of religious faith and a longstanding wariness of mainstream science, …

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White Evangelicals Least Likely Faith Group To Get Vax

The Christian Post reports: White evangelicals are the least likely faith group in the United States to get vaccinated for COVID-19, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. Additional data sent to The Christian Post from a Pew survey conducted in February of 10,121 U.S. adults found that 54% of white evangelicals “definitely or probably” plan on …

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Evangelical Group To Memory-Hole “Rapist” Founder

The Christian Post reports: Ravi Zacharias International Ministries intends to change the name of the organization following the release of an investigative report last month indicating that the Christian apologist was accused of “sexting, unwanted touching, spiritual abuse, and rape.” In a statement Saturday, RZIM CEO and Zacharias’ daughter, Sarah Davis, provided what she described as the first of periodic …

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Evangelical Adoption Agency To Serve LGBT Parents

The New York Times reports: One of the country’s largest adoption and foster care agencies, Bethany Christian Services, announced Monday that it will begin providing services to L.G.B.T.Q. parents nationwide effective immediately, a major inflection point in the fraught battle over many faith-based agencies’ longstanding opposition to working with same-sex couples. The Michigan-based evangelical organization announced the change in an …

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Evangelical Coalition Condemns “Heresy Of Radicalized Christian Nationalism” Seen Among US Capitol Rioters

NPR reports: In an open letter, more than 100 pastors, ministry and seminary leaders, and other prominent evangelicals express concern about the growing “radicalization” they’re seeing, particularly among white evangelicals. The letter notes that some members of the mob that stormed the Capitol carried Christian symbols and signs that read, “Jesus Saves,” and that one of the rioters stood on …

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Anti-LGBT Megachurch Televangelist Dies Of COVID

Los Angeles’s ABC News affiliate reports: Frederick K.C. Price, one of Los Angeles’ most prominent religious leaders and founder of the Crenshaw Christian Center, has died from COVID-19 at the age of 89. Apostle Price, who led services in the landmark FaithDome for many years, died Friday evening, according to a statement issued by EIF Ministries. Price founded the Crenshaw …

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Evangelical Outfit Sorry After Founder Accused Of Rape

The Christian Post reports: Ravi Zacharias International Ministries issued an apology Thursday as it announced the results of a monthslong independent investigation in which victims claimed the late Christian apologist engaged in “sexting, unwanted touching, spiritual abuse, and rape” during his life. Atlanta law firm Miller & Martin, independent investigators hired by RZIM, released an in-depth report this week detailing …

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Tomorrow: Evangelicals To Hold “Sacred Assembly” At SCOTUS To Stage “Intercessory Prayers” For Nominee

From a press release published by Christian Newswire: A gathering of Christian intercessory prayer leaders will occur on Monday, October 12, from 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. E.T. at the United States Supreme Court, West front perimeter sidewalk. From 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. E.T. – Sacred Assembly. Leaders will seize this divine moment as a sacred public assembly on the grounds …

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