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How Much Longer Can Nicolas Maduro Stay in Power in Venezuela?

CUCUTA, Colombia – A pre-dawn raid by Nicolas Maduro’s secret police resulted in the arrest of one of Interim Venezuelan President Juan Guaido’s senior aides, and now Guaido is holding rallies and claims the embattled Maduro’s regime cannot last much longer. High stakes brinksmanship is at play on the world …

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Power and Pastors: Part 2

This series is an expanded version of my talk at the GC2 Summit, December 13, 2018. James, the half-brother of Jesus, writes, “Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins” (James 4:17). Applying Andy Crouch’s definition of power—the ability to make something of …

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Power and Pastors: Part 1

The Billy Graham Center recently hosted a conversation at the GC2 Summit about sexual assault and abuse, harassment, legal issues, consent, responses to abuse, the important role of governmental authorities, the rule of law, and additional topics vital and urgent to discuss in today's culture. Church leaders—women in particular—are gaining …

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Chinese Officials Wipe Away First Commandment From Church Display Because It Challenges Power of President

Chinese government officials have ordered the removal of a church display which contained the First Commandment because they believe it directly contradicts the policy of President Xi Jinping. The government-approved Three-Self Church was forced to remove the First Commandment after a visit from the central “patrol inspection team” of Luoyang city …

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Remember the power of love

In his Christmas Message, United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. John C. Dorhauer urges the wider church to use the power of love to overcome the divisions that exist in our world. “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace and glad tidings …

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