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Thursday, October 7, 2021

The challenge facing refugee resettlement ministries

After weeks of debate, the Southern Baptist Executive Committee voted to waive attorney-client privilege in a third-party review of its response to abuse.

Facebook has offered an easy way for churches to connect during the pandemic. But, Bonnie Kristian warns, there are also plenty of reasons to beware of the medium’s religious outreach.

Hillsong founder Brian Houston will plead not guilty to covering up abuse perpetrated by his father.

A look at the challenge facing refugee resettlement ministries as they help with tens of thousands of arriving Afghans.

Public theologian Russell Moore is launching his new podcast, The Russell Moore Show. His first episode is a conversation about leaving and staying with Beth Moore (who is not his mother).

In other news

The Christian Reformed Church of North America has joined Catholics, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Quakers, and Methodists to call for a “Truth and Healing Commission on Indiana Boarding School Policies.” As CT previously reported, the Dutch Reformed church supported a similar commission in Canada.

That Christian page posting generically inspirational stories and Bible verses in your Facebook feed may be run by an Eastern European troll farm. (This has happened on the site before.)

Evangelical support for Brazil’s President Jair Bolsanaro has dropped to about 29 percent, according to recent polling.

An archaeological discovery reveals the private lives of Judean royals during the First Temple period. That’s right, they dug up a 2,700-year-old toilet.

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