First Baptist Church of Naples Florida Openly Admits Congregational Racism

Marcus and Mandy Hayes

In a recent story from Religion News Source (RNS) it was revealed that First Baptist Church of Naples, Florida, failed to elect a new pastor because he was black. First Baptist’s charter requires an 85% congregational vote when selecting a new pastor. One dynamic candidate that failed to meet the 85% threshold left the church … Read more

10 Signs Your Church Is Actually A Cult

Jesus People

1. The leadership is opposed to critical thinking or independent behavior (if you’re not with us, you’re against us) The greatest threat to power are followers who have the will to follow their own thoughts and instincts. In order for a cult leader to have the ability to keep a grip on the cult he … Read more

Should Christians Follow The Mosaic Law?

Moses with the tablets

Many well-meaning Christians today still believe that we need to follow the OT (Mosaic) law to be Christians. From the rise of the Hebrew Roots movement we are seeing a host people trying to convince Christians to run back to the OT law. However, the witness of the New Testament and also of Jesus puts that … Read more

5 Craziest Things That Actually Happened In A Church Service

I'm Not Gay Anymore

Let’s have a conversation about how crazy churches be getting these days. Here are 5 things that should never happen in a church service ever again. 5. The Baptismal Diver This is a truly unique event where someone might have gotten a bit excited about their need to be baptized. 4. Choir Director Twerking I am … Read more

10 Things No One Tells You Before Becoming A Youth Pastor

10. (If you are a guy) All of the elders are afraid you will have a relationship with one of the students. Every church I ever worked for gave me “the talk” before starting. It’s almost required these days. As annoying as this is they have to do it. Too many young men have gotten … Read more