Should Altar Calls Be a Thing of the Past?

For generations of Christians, the “altar call” was not only embedded in how people understood church but also how they understood conversion. It’s not...

How to Pray When You Don’t Want to Pray By J. D. Greear

Our Summit staff team is currently reading through Paul Miller’s excellent book A Praying Life. What I love about A Praying Life is how much it stokes a...

3 Ways to Pray for Las Vegas: It’s a Powerful (Not Political) Act for...

This morning, most Americans are waking up to news of another mass shooting—this time in Las Vegas—and, this time, the worst in our country’s history. We...
A girl holds up a poster with pictures of the 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians beheaded by Islamic State in Libya, as they gather in a gesture to show their solidarity, in front of the Egyptian embassy in Amman February 17, 2015. (PHOTO: REUTERS/MUHAMMAD HAMED)

Remains of 21 Christians Beheaded by ISIS in Libya Found in Mass Grave

The remains have been unearthed of 21 Coptic Christians beheaded by jihadists on a Libyan beach two years ago, the interior ministry said on...

Interview, After Shooting, Las Vegas Pastor Has Never Seen the City So Open to...

Pastor Chris Marlin and his wife, Katherine, moved to Las Vegas three years ago to serve a church called Grace City. Marlin calls Vegas a...

Is It Time to Stop Tithing? By Geoff Surratt

Growing up in church, the concept of tithing was drilled into my little Bryl-creem’d head. We tithe because we are told to. We tithe in response...

You Need to Walk Through Brokenness Before You Appreciate Grace By Seth Barnes

Young people these days are growing up in a world overflowing with opportunity and options. Even pain becomes optional. We find ways to numb...

9 Reasons Your Church Needs a Facility Management Professional by Tim Cool

Over four years ago I wrote a blog asking, “Is Your Facilities Manager the Red-Headed Stepchild of the Church Staff?” I have had numerous facility...

Polish Catholics Pray En Masse at Country’s Border

Polish Catholics held rosaries and prayed together Saturday along the country’s 3,500-kilometer (2,000-mile) border, appealing to the Virgin Mary and God for salvation for...
An event at Believers Church

Government of India Bans Church Founded by K.P. Yohannan from Receiving Foreign Funds

The Indian government led by a Hindu nationalist party, which is believed to be cracking down on Christian groups, has banned the Believers Church,...

WATCH: Thousands of Christians to Congregate On National Mall for “Awaken the Dawn” Worship,...

Between October 6-9, 2017, our nation is being called to an unprecedented worship gathering on the National Mall in Washington D.C. The Mall will...
Dr. Mac Brunson ministers at First Baptist Church (Bill Thompson Photography)

Mac Brunson, Heath Lambert to be Co-Pastors of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL

Mac Brunson has been joined by Heath Lambert as senior pastors of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla. Brunson, 60, has been the 10,000-member church's...
Exterior of the Girls School Teleskov (UN Rehab project)

Lawyer for Iraqi Christian Churches Says U.S. is Squandering Aid for ISIS Victims

An attorney for the Catholic archdiocese in northern Iraq accused the State Department and United Nations of failing to ensure that millions of dollars...
Hope Church in Las Vegas. (Image courtesy Hope Church)

Hope Church in Las Vegas Sees Aftermath of Mass Shooting as Opportunity to ‘Serve...

A mass shooting is a test for any religious institution, and a massacre like the one that left 58 dead and hundreds injured in...
In the Christian town of Teleskof, the U.N. brandishes its name outside a girls’ school as a sign that it is reconstructing within. But photos of the interior reveal abandoned, unlit classrooms strewn with rubble and possibly booby traps. (Courtesy of the author)

Religious Freedom Activist: U.S. Aid Policies in Iraq Are Hurting Christians and Helping Iran

by Nina Shea Iraq’s Christian and Yazidi communities have survived beheadings, sexual slavery and bloody religious genocide by ISIS but they may not endure the...
An Iraqi child works on a temporary mosaic of Pope Francis' face made from wheat, beans and lentils in Alqosh, a village of some 6,000 inhabitants about 31 miles north of Mosul, northern Iraq. (AP)

Iraqi Christians May be the Next Group of People to Push for Their Own...

Kurds in Iraq voted overwhelmingly last week in favor of seeking full independence from the central government in Baghdad — setting off a firestorm of...

‘Doomsday Preacher’ Spooks Passengers On Train in London by Quoting Bible Verses About Sin...

Hundreds of thousands of commuters experienced major disruption during rush hour on Monday morning after passengers evacuated themselves from a train in London and spilled on...

Pastor Scott Lively Requests Removal of Judge’s Offensive & Prejudicial Language

Liberty Counsel filed its opening brief today in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit to defend Pastor Scott Lively's name...

Pew Research Shows How Governments Around the World Treat Religion: Christianity Most Favored, but...

More than 40 percent of the world’s countries have an official or preferred state religion, according to a study released today by the Pew...
Kashmala Munawar holds her left leg after suffering an injury to her right leg in a bomb blast at All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan on September 22, 2013. (PHOTO: BRITISH PAKISTANI CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION)

Survivor of Church Suicide Bombing in Pakistan Learned to Walk Again and is Now...

A young Pakistani Christian woman who lost her leg in a 2013 church bombing and is learning to live her life without her family...