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Latest News | Jun. 28 2018

Provision in 2018 tax bill could affect parking perks, other fringe benefits of church employees

A largely overlooked provision in a massive tax bill signed into law six months ago requires churches and other non-profits to begin paying a... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 20 2018

Letter urges immigration policy change

WASHINGTON — Several evangelical leaders sent a letter of concern to President Donald Trump on June 1 urging the administration to reconsider... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 20 2018

PCUSA membership decline continues

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) continued to lose members in 2017, extending a pattern that has persisted since the mid-1960s,... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 20 2018

Methodist gathering edits Apostles’ Creed

SAINT CLOUD, Minn. — The Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC) removed references to God as “Father” from the... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 20 2018

US moral values are ‘poor,’ survey says

WASHINGTON — Forty-nine percent of Americans say the state of moral values in the U.S. is “poor” — the highest percentage ever in Gallup’s... [READ MORE]

United States | Jun. 13 2018

US Supreme Court sides with Colorado baker in same-sex wedding cake case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Christian baker in Colorado who refused to design a cake for a couple’s same-sex wedding. The controversial... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 4 2018

Oklahoma governor signs adoption bill

TOPEKA, Kan. — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a law granting legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that cite their religious... [READ MORE]

Top Stories | Jun. 3 2018

Churches can support addicts, prof. says

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. — Churches and church members can help heal and support those caught in opioid addiction, says Raymond Barfield, a pediatric... [READ MORE]

Southern Baptist Convention | May. 23 2018

Baptist entities defend housing allowance

WASHINGTON — Two Southern Baptist entities have urged a federal appeals court to uphold the constitutionality of the ministerial housing allowance.... [READ MORE]

United States | May. 23 2018

Lutheran Church makes historic appointments

Philadelphia — A synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) made history May 5 by electing the denomination’s first female... [READ MORE]