Hillsong’s Marty Sampson Responds to Skillet’s John Cooper, Says He Was Being ‘Honest’ in His Skepticism of Christianity and Not ‘Trying to Influence Others’ or ‘Draw Attention to Myself’

Marty Sampson defended his frankness in expressing his struggles with faith and reasons for leaving Hillsong in response to Skillet’s John Cooper who advised Christians to stop learning theology from modern worship songs and “influencers.”

New ISIS Video Claims that Kidnapped Christian Nigerian Schoolgirl Leah Sharibu is Dead

Disturbing reports over the weekend claimed kidnapped Christian Nigeria schoolgirl Leah Sharibu has been killed in captivity. But those fighting for her release—including Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC), which advocates on behalf of hundreds of millions of persecuted Christians worldwide, the Leah Foundation and the International Committee […]

Hollywood’s ‘Cool Church’ Revivial Has People Searching for Salvation and ‘the Authentic’ Alongside Celebrities

I am in the mosh pit of West Hollywood’s El Rey Theatre, jangly from two cups of Zoe Ministries’ excellent self-branded coffee. Twenty 20-somethings in mom jeans, sneakers, and colorful baggy shirts are singing Disney-radio-inflected anthems about God while we gently shoulder-bump one another. Soon, […]