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Dan Dow

San Luis Obispo County Declared a ‘Sanctuary County’ for Churches

"It would be a sincere injustice for my office to charge a person with a crime who has simply chosen to practice their faith by singing with their congregation," said San Luis Obispo county District Attorney Dan Dow.
Ventura County

No Police Enforcement for Church That Defied Restraining Order

A Ventura County, California judge has denied the county’s request to use law enforcement to enforce a restraining order designed to prevent Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park from meeting in person.
Max Lucado

Max Lucado Repents of Ancestors’ Sin at PraySA

“Our heavenly Father has used this pandemic to bring to the forefront the most ancient sin of humanity and certainly of our nation,” pastor Max Lucado preached, “and that is the sin of racism.”
prevo

Liberty Replaces Falwell with New Acting President

Liberty University has announced that Rev. Jerry Prevo, chairman of Liberty's board of trustees, is the acting president of the university, effective immediately.
Church of Uganda

Church on Disputed Land Demolished Overnight in Uganda

The Church of Uganda is reeling after one of its churches was demolished without warning. In the pre-dawn hours of Monday, August 10th, a group of people with an excavator destroyed the 49-year-old St. Peter’s Church in Ndeeba. 
Waterfront Park

‘Riots to Revival’ Draws Thousands to Downtown Portland

Sean Feucht estimated that up to 7,000 people gathered Saturday evening for his “Riots to Revival” event in Portland’s Waterfront Park.
Leawood Baptist Church

Pastor Asks for Help Finding Wife Who’s Been Missing Over a Week

Marilane Carter is the wife of Adam Carter, pastor of Leawood Baptist Church in Kansas. Marilane is also a mother of three small children, and at the current moment she is missing.
Godspeak Calvary Chapel

California Church Sued, Issued Restraining Order for Worshiping Indoors

Pastor Rob McCoy and the congregation he shepherds at Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park, California were sued by Ventura County and issued a two-week temporary restraining order barring them from worshiping indoors.
LAPD chaplain

LAPD Chaplain Prays at the ‘Grace Community Church Peaceful Protest’

The implication of having the LAPD chaplain at the service was not lost on the congregation. They erupted into loud and long applause after John MacArthur introduced Chaplain Morehouse.
leave of absence

Jerry Falwell Jr. Placed on Indefinite Leave of Absence as Liberty President

The board of Trustees for Liberty University announced they asked University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. to take an indefinite leave of absence after he posted an inappropriate picture on his Instagram account.
GLS 2020

The Top 100 Quotes From This Year’s Global Leadership Summit

GLS 2020 may have been a little unconventional with so many people watching from home, but that certainly didn't seem to lessen the quality of the content.
Lysa Terkeurst GLS

Lysa Terkeurst: Failing to Forgive Will Stifle Your Innovation

“The best time to forgive is before we are ever offended,” Lysa Terkeurst says. “The next best time is now.”
Michael Todd

Michael Todd: Are You Leading at the Right Pace?

Pastor Michael Todd encouraged leaders to discover the “pace of grace”—a pace that will enable them to stay in leadership for the long-haul, in other words, a pace that is sustainable.
Amy Edmondson

Amy Edmondson: How to Tell If Your Workplace Is Psychologically Safe

Harvard professor Amy Edmondson, author of The Fearless Organization, challenged leaders to encourage innovation and to risk “intelligent failure” during her 2020 Global Leadership Summit message.
Vanessa Van Edwards

Vanessa Van Edwards: The Best Way to Communicate When You’re a Leader

Behavioral researcher and self-described “recovering awkward person” Vanessa Van Edwards discussed the subtle art of priming in her message at the 2020 Global Leadership Summit.
Nona Jones

Nona Jones: The Conversation on Race You Haven’t Heard Yet

When Nona Jones started speaking about racial injustice at the 2020 Global Leadership Summit, she said she knew some people may tune her out. But, she promised to take the conversation somewhere we likely haven’t been over these last several weeks of tension.
Marcus Buckingham

Marcus Buckingham: How to Build Resilience (in Yourself and Your Team)

Speaking at the 2020 Global Leadership Summit on Thursday, researcher and best-selling author Marcus Buckingham revealed new insights about resilience in employees and leadership.
Tuscarawas County

91 People Get COVID-19 in Connection with OH Church Service

An Ohio man who attended a church service in June in Tuscarawas County passed COVID-19 to 91 people. According to Gov. Mike DeWine, the outbreak "spread like wildfire."
Craig Groeschel GLS

Craig Groeschel: How to Lead Through the Dip

Craig Groeschel opened the 2020 Global Leadership Summit (GLS 2020) with a message about leading through a dip.
Beirut

Explosions Devastate Beirut: ‘Please Pray for Mercy’

Christians in Beirut are asking for aid and prayer in the wake of Tuesday's explosions that killed over 100 people, injured at least 4,000, and displaced around 300,000.
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