President Appoints Deel to Advisory Council

On October 29, 2019, Rev. Bruce Deel, executive director and founder of the City of Refuge in Atlanta, was appointed by President Donald Trump to a special committee on human trafficking. Deel was one of nine individuals named by the president to the Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking.

New York Passes Johnson Amendment Barring Churches from Political Speech

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that prohibits churches and other nonprofits from campaigning for or against political candidates.

New Book Teaches Benefits of Biblical Meditation

Since 2012, the number of adults meditating more than doubled with 35 million Americans saying they have either meditated or practiced yoga at least once in the last year, according to a 2017 CDC study. In fact, it’s one of Americans’ most popular health trends. However, what has been the popularity of meditation amongst Christians who in the past feared meditation as a new age practice that called for emptying their minds or worshiping false gods?