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Monday, February 12, 2024

What to know about a shooting at Joel Osteen’s megachurch

What to know about a shooting at Joel Osteen’s megachurch in Texas during Sunday services
Associated Press: A woman’s motive for opening fire in celebrity pastor Joel Osteen’s megachurch was unclear Monday, a day after the shooting sent worshippers rushing for safety in between busy services.
Henry Blackaby, author of ‘Experiencing God,’ has died at age 88
Religion News Service: Blackaby turned his experiences reviving a dying church into a spiritual bestseller.
The new American Judaism
The Atlantic: Rabbis are in short supply, and congregations are struggling. But Jewish life is still thriving.
Charges dropped against Ohio pastor who housed homeless people at his church
NPR: The city of Bryan, Ohio, has dropped all charges against a local pastor who was allowing homeless people to sleep inside his church without the city’s permission.
At the border, a blending of politics and religion
The New York Times: A response to the intensifying confrontation over border security and immigration between the Biden administration and the Texas governor, Greg Abbott, a rally at the border last Saturday featured an unexpected blend of political anger and religious ardor.

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