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Posts Tagged ‘ Lead ’

Church Leaders Urge Christians to Reduce Their Prayer Footprints

Experts warn of a looming shortage of "supernatural resources"

Mar 7th, 2009 | Category: Church

VATICAN CITY — An unprecedented summit of Christian leaders convened here earlier this month to take part in a summit to address what many fear could be the greatest spiritual crisis of our time — a shortage of prayer.



Study: Small Group Hazing At All-Time High

2 Dead, Some Churches Impose Outright Ban

Dec 19th, 2008 | Category: Church

CHICAGO – A new study to be published in Christianity Today magazine exposes a dangerous wave of church subculture that has built enormous momentum over the past decade. Hazing, which until now has been almost entirely associated with college fraternities and sororities, has made its way into our churches as a method of initiating would-be small group members and filtering out those too weak to join. While most colleges have squelched hazing in recent years, a new surge in small group hazing—resulting in at least two fatalities—is causing some pastors to follow suit and ban the practice altogether.



EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Trinity Broadcasting Network Run by Atheists

Officials say goal was to make Christians look stupid

Jul 15th, 2008 | Category: The Media

SANTA ANA, CA – For everyone who has ever tuned into the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)—broadcast on satellite and cable systems across the country—and thought, “This can’t be serious,” it turns out you were right. Local and federal law enforcement officials have uncovered an elaborate scheme engineered by an atheist group and aimed at embarrassing […]



Hacker Attacks BibleGateway.com, Switches KJV and Amplified Bibles

Fundamentals everywhere lament their "unauthorized" scripture references

Jul 12th, 2008 | Category: Technology

MUSKEGON, MI – In the days leading up to July 6th, the U.S. government and private technology experts issued warnings that hackers involved in a loosely organized contest planned to attack thousands of computers across the country. Although the contest is over and the severity of the damage is unknown, it is certain that at […]



Shutdown Season: Willow Creek Community Church Will Close its Doors for the Summer

May 13th, 2008 | Category: Church

SOUTH BARRINGTON, IL – In perhaps the most extreme example to date of churches halting ministries during the traditionally slower summer months, Willow Creek Community Church – one of America’s prototypical mega-churches – has decided to close its doors until after Labor Day. “The church leadership took a look at where attendance and giving were […]



Analysts Predict Biggest Christmas Church Shopping Season Ever

Churches sharpen seasonal services to nab annual worshippers

Nov 15th, 2007 | Category: Church

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Christine Eagen sits at the table in her neatly decorated suburban dining room with an open phone book, a wall calendar, a notepad and a laptop. She circles church listings in the phone book with a red sharpie, visits their Web sites on her laptop and pencils in their names on her […]



Techno-Tithe: Church Implants Microchips in Members’ Right Hands

Apr 12th, 2004 | Category: Church, Technology

CROCKETT’S BLUFF, AR – In a startling collision of modern technology and ministry, Crockett’s Bluff Community Church is the first known church in America to use Logitech’s biochip technology to receive its weekly tithes and offerings. According to last year’s church theme – “Be ID’d With CBCC in ’03” – the congregation of 15,782 outfitted […]