Filipino UMC Leaders Affirm Traditional Values

June 19, 2019

In response to recent controversies, a group of United Methodist lay leaders in the Philippines have recently declared their support for traditional biblical values on the definition of marriage. Every single lay leader in the Cavite Annual Conference signed the statement, making the conference’s voice strong and clear.

Prominent Liberal Caucus Leader Publicly Gives Up and Leaves UMC

June 18, 2019

Dr. Dorothee Benz, a prominent LGBTQ activist in the United Methodist Church, is leaving the denomination after many years of leading resistance efforts. She describes current efforts to overturn the Traditional Plan as a “delusional” waste of time.

IRD Contributor Scott Morgan Testifies Before Canadian Parliament

June 14, 2019

Mr. Morgan’s testimony to the Canadian Parliament highlighted the false narratives put forth by malign actors seeking to obscure the frightening truth about the horrific human rights abuses and violations taking place in Cameroon.

Rob Schenck

Former Pro-Life Activist Pastor Rob Schenck Embraces Abortion

June 14, 2019

Pastor and former pro-life activist Rob Schenck announced in a New York Times op-ed that he now favors abortion rights, offering up secular liberal talking points and little theological rationale.

vatican congregation catholic education

A Good Step Forward for the Catholic Church -Part Two- And Concerning Actions by the Religious Left

June 13, 2019

A new Vatican document addresses how gender theory is taught in Roman Catholic institutions, contrasting with oldline Protestant embrace of transgender ideology.

Bonnie Perry

Episcopal Michigan Bishop-elect “very interested” to be “connected with the power structures”

June 12, 2019

Bishop-elect Bonnie Perry should maybe run for political office or become a lobbyist, with her stated intention to get the church involved with secular foundations and government officials.


Biblical and Modern Concepts of the Soul

June 12, 2019

Attention to the soul remains important today, because it is important to “what the good news really is” when we are working to “hand off the words and deeds of Christ.” The traditional interpretation of God breathing into Adam the “breath of life” has been that God created man as a unity of body and soul.

Thomas Paprocki

A Great Step Forward for the Catholic Church but a Concerning Step Backwards for Committed Catholic Democrats

June 10, 2019

The Catholic Church has been in the news lately, for things it does not want to be in the news for. But recent actions were taken by  Bishop Thomas Paprocki that showed the Catholic…

Deep Divides Remain on Abortion and Sexuality among Presbyterians

June 6, 2019

Issues of gender identity, sexuality, and abortion have contributed to divisions among U.S. Presbyterians. Benjamin Saine offers an overview of the five largest Presbyterian denominations in the U.S. and where they stand on key issues.

Faith Conversations

Barna: Millennial non-Christians More Open to Faith Conversations

June 6, 2019

As millennials age and assume positions of societal leadership, a study from the Barna Group reveals that they are more willing to discuss religious faith than older generations.

Christians in the Mirror

DC Premiere of Powerful New Film about Global Persecution of Christians

June 5, 2019

Christians in the Mirror, a new documentary film that tells the story of faith and courage of Christians from Egypt, India, Iraq, Syria, and Sudan will premiere for one night only in Washington, DC on June 10.

David Platt

Impromptu Trump Visit to Suburban Washington Megachurch Prompts Explanation

June 4, 2019

President Trump’s surprise visit to McLean Bible Church prompts a prayer from Pastor David Platt and a subsequent letter of explanation to the congregation.