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Saturday, September 18, 2021

The viral milk crate challenge is not Satanic. Just silly

The late Argentinian evangelical leader Rubén Proietti dedicated his career to bringing together Latin American churches for evangelism. The longtime friend of Luis Palau and Pope Francis is among more than 400 pastors in the country who have died from COVID-19.

New research indicates that more Trump supporters became evangelical during his presidency, offsetting potential decline and complicating the perceptions around the label.

There’s a lesson to be learned from the string of fallen evangelical leaders who were praised for having the “right” doctrine but whose harmful actions betrayed their beliefs.

Dennis Hastert, once the highest-ranking evangelical in the Republican party, has settled a federal lawsuit over allegedly unpaid hush money.

According to some reports, the last US drone strike in the 20-year war in Afghanistan hit an aid worker who was not transporting bombs, but barrels of water. Are drone strikes moral?

In other news

An Australian church led by singer Darlene Zschech and her husband is under scrutiny for receiving $660,000 in government funding during the pandemic despite a reporting million-dollar-plus boost in revenue.

Twenty years after disestablishment, Swedish political parties are still working to control the Swedish Church, to the frustration of evangelical Lutherans in the country.

The Armenian Evangelical Union of North America’s minister shortage has been exacerbated by the pandemic.

Rest assured, the fact checkers at USA Today have investigated and the viral milk crate challenge is not Satanic. Just silly.

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