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September 23, 2017

WATCH: LeBron James Explains ‘Bum’ Tweet, Says President Shouldn’t Use Sports as Platform to Divide Americans

NBA superstar LeBron James posted a video to social media on Saturday calling for national unity while explaining that he called President Donald Trump a 'bum' earlier in the day because he was ‘using sports as a platform to divide... Continue Reading →


Usher Celebrates Second Marriage Anniversary With Grace Miguel Despite STD Accusations

To say it’s been a rough few months for Usher in terms of his public image would be an understatement. It was in July that documents leaked online claiming the 38-year-old infected a sexual partner with herpes back in 2012 after possibly... Continue Reading →

Rick Warren Says Texas Churches’ Response to Hurricane Harvey Could be Their ‘Finest Hour’

The losses that are going to hurt the longest after Hurricane Harvey are the invisible ones, pastor Rick Warren told a group of Southeast Texas pastors at Calvary Baptist Church in Beaumont as he counseled them on how to help... Continue Reading →

Trump Points to Iranian Missile Test in Criticism of Nuclear Deal

President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached with the U.S. and other nations. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Friday displayed its latest ballistic missile capable... Continue Reading →

Report: Nearly 2,000 Women Attending Southern Baptist Seminaries

"A remarkable number of young women" are enrolling at Southern Baptist Convention seminaries, according to a report delivered this week to the SBC Executive Committee. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson, in reporting to the EC Sept. 18, said... Continue Reading →

South Korea Says Earthquake in North Korea Appears to be Natural

South Korea’s weather agency said a magnitude 3.2 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. The quake was detected in an area... Continue Reading →

Salvation Army, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Mount Major Aid Effort for Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Maria knocked power out for nearly the entire population of Puerto Rico, the island's infrastructure is devastated and initial reports estimate that it will take months before services can be completely restored. On Thursday afternoon (Sept. 21), FEMA... Continue Reading →

Oakland Athletics’ Bruce Maxwell Becomes First MLB Player to Kneel During National Anthem

Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics has become the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem. Maxwell dropped to a knee just outside Oakland’s dugout on Saturday before a game against the Texas Rangers, adopting a protest... Continue Reading →

North Korea Holds Anti-US Rally in Pyongyang

North Korea has held a large anti-U.S. rally in its capital city, backing its leader Kim Jong Un as he exchanges insult-laden threats with President Donald Trump. A huge crowd gathered in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on Saturday.... Continue Reading →

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