Beliefnet News

Millennials are exiting the church at an alarming rate, with many Christians wondering if they will come back on their own or if shifts need to occur to bring them back to the church. A new survey from the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University found that while 57 percent of Millennials consider themselves…

Franklin Graham reacts to Biden leaving God out of National Day of Prayer address. Biden is the first president to omit “God” from his address on the National Day of Prayer. Many Christians are wondering why the devout Roman Catholic didn’t mention God during the prayer proclamation. No president has left God out of the…

When super moons happen, many people wonder if the occurrence is a sign of the end times. This claim is only getting stronger as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 crisis and other seemingly prophetic signs. April’s full moon is not only pink but also a super moon. The moon will be at its…

New data says that women are more religious than men but religion experts and women say their relationship to faith is more complicated than the numbers reveal. Rachel Harkins Ullmann was working at a faith-based organization in Baltimore, Maryland, when she became pregnant with her first child. When she told her boss the good news,…

Philonise Floyd, the younger brother of George Floyd, said that President Biden called the family to let them know they were in his prayers during an interview on NBC’s “Today.” This comes as the country anticipates a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering Floyd last summer.…

The transportation secretary is encouraging evangelical Christians who are concerned about getting the COVID-19 vaccine to take into consideration that it might be “part of God’s plan.” Buttigieg, who is Christian, was asked by “State of the Union” host Jake Tapper about the high number of white evangelicals who refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccine.…

The belief that Donald Trump was a Messiah ran rampant during his time in office. While many Evangelicals supported Trump because they believed he shared the same politics and values, some supported him because they thought he was a Messiah. They saw Trump as infallible and became his disciples. Pastor Franz Gerber was worried that…

Sen. Raphael Warnock has been accused of heresy after he asserted that people could save themselves through works and without the need for Jesus in a now-deleted tweet. Critics quickly condemned the statement arguing the Bible clearly states no man can save himself. “The meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection of Jesus…

Evangelical leader Franklin Graham is expressing his support for COVID-19 vaccines. In a bold statement, the son of the late Rev. Billy Graham said Jesus would have “made reference to and used” vaccines if they were in his time. In a recent interview with ABC News, which examined the divide within the Christian community around…

On Monday, the Vatican declared that the Catholic Church would not bless same-sex unions because God “cannot bless sin.” The Vatican’s orthodoxy office, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, issued a formal response to a question about whether Catholic clergy have the authority to bless gay unions, the Associated Press reports. The answer,…

More from Beliefnet and our partners