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Adora Perez is facing an eleven-year sentence for a stillbirth authorities said was caused by her drug use. Now, a high stakes legal battle over her case may define the future of the abortion debate in the U.S.
Over the weekend, author and preacher Beth Moore delivered the rare Twitter thread that seemed to actually matter, taking on Trumpism by name and setting the internet on fire as she did it.
'Black Panther II' will happen, but Boseman's role won't be recast. We break down the possible futures of the franchise. Also, a look at the state of the death penalty in the U.S. and FKA Twigs' lawsuit against Shia LeBeouf shines a light on domestic abuse.
Some new data from Bible Gateway on what issues drove us to the Bible this year ...and what we found there.
Kenneth Copeland's prosperity gospel preaching may not be sound doctrine, but it makes for surprisingly good heavy metal music fodder.
Kyle Korver, Sterling Brown, Anthony Tolliver, Marco Belinelli and Jonathan Isaac accepted an invitation from the Vatican to meet with the Pope and talk about the year in justice.
A new study shows that Republicans who consider Fox News their primary source of information see the world very differently than people who don't, and that goes for who they think faces discrimination in the U.S. too.
Last weekend, CNN's Jake Tapper saw an offhand comment about Christmas ignite a firestorm. Business as usual for the War on Christmas.
As the COVID-19 pandemic sets new records in the U.S., it's time for Americans to redouble their efforts to social distance and flatten the curve.
Ryan Burge, assistant professor of political science as Eastern Illinois University, gives us his analysis of the initial data about whether or not white evangelicals turned up for Trump again in this year's election.
Meet Holy Ghost Stories, the spooktacular Christian music project you didn't know you needed.
A video circulated by an account run by President Donald Trump's campaign this week appeared to show Joe Biden fumbling for words at the mic. But he was actually quoting Pope Francis.
Sam Collier is planting a new Hillsong Church in his hometown of Atlanta. He joins RELEVANT News to talk about his vision for the city and his journey to being the first African-American lead pastor of a Hillsong Church.
Planned Parenthood received a record amount of federal funds over the 2018-2019 fiscal year, despite Trump's vows to defund it entirely. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Producer Benny Blanco joined Justin Bieber on 'SNL' for a new single called 'Lonely,' which gets bracingly real about the dark downsides of being a global superstar. We break it all down (and check out a clip) on RELEVANT News. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak at Redding, California, megachurch Bethel, we look at what major faith leaders are saying about whether or not congregations should be gathering in-person again. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
Tobe Nwigwe's new commercial for Apple and the NBA is a huge accomplishment for the rising star, but it's far from his only one. In fact, almost no other artist is doing a better job of speaking into the current moment. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
Tobe Nwigwe’s got a cool new Apple commercial. Also, the SBC is condemning white supremacy and Chrissy Teigan and John Legend mourn a tragic loss.
The President refuses to condemn white supremacy, Marvel has found its newest superhero and we’ve got our first look at Steven Yeun’s ‘Minari.’
Three women have come forward with claims against the late Ravi Zacharias. Also, Trump apparently makes fun of evangelicals when they’re not around and Chadwick Boseman fought hard for equal pay for his woman co-star.
The Billy Graham Association is part of the Trump Taxes story. Also, the Democrats are accused of an anti-Catholic bias and Billie Eilish has a documentary on the way.
Hillsong United has dropped an album of previously unreleased material and Wayne Grudem defends his support of President Trump.
We’ve got our first real look at Sorkin’s likely Best Picture contender. Also, a new study links spirituality with civic mindedness and Christian leaders speak up about the Breonna Taylor case.
A grand jury will not directly charge any of the cops involved in Breonna Taylor’s death with her killing. Also, a church is suing to re-open during the pandemic and Africa has avoided predicted nightmare scenarios.
A new poll says that Americans are losing confidence in a COVID vaccine. Also, the pandemic has been kind to U.S. billionaires and a bat invasion may be headed our way.
Jim Caviezel says Jesus is coming ...to a theater near you and Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is under the microscope for her religious beliefs.
Justin Bieber has a new song with Chance the Rapper called ‘Holy,’ Trump is moving to ban TikTok in the U.S. and we’ve got a new look at the upcoming TV show about James Comey.
‘SNL’ will be back in time for election season and they’re bringing in the big guns for Biden. Also, John MacArthur will continue to hold in-door church services and the CDC releases some troubling new stats about COVID-19.
A new study suggests an alarming trend in how much Americans understand about the Holocaust. Also, some troubling allegations about how immigrant detainees are being treated and a church in Chicago is making a huge difference.
A new study says Christians are growing less concerned about racism in America. A Maryland church is devoting itself to reparations and we’ve got our first look at the next season of The Mandalorian.
Black Lives Matter fires back at Pat Robertson. Also, some new revelations about the possibility of life in space and a new look at Aaron Sorkin’s next movie.
‘The Fast and the Furious’ is headed to space, a new study shines a light on how faith is passed down over generations and remembering the teachers lost to the coronavirus.
Regina King has unveiled the first look at ‘One Night in Miami’ and a new study reveals that BLM protests are overwhelmingly peaceful.
Best Picture contenders have some new rules to deal with if they want a shot of an Oscar, and we’ve got our first look at ‘Dune.’
A Bible signed by President Trump is for sale. The details of a supposed giant human trafficking sting in Georgia are more complicated than they seem and we’ve got our first look at Frances McDormand’s new movie.
Lauren Daigle sets an enormous milestone and Rob Pattinson comes down with COVID.
Another unarmed Black man has been killed in New York state. Also, Eric Metaxas is accused of punching a protestor and we’ve got a new Bond trailer.
Christian opinions on sex are shifting rapidly, as are their thoughts on Jesus. Also, ‘The Mandalorian’ announces its return.
Ryan Coogler has written a powerful tribute to his friend Chadwick Boseman. Kyle Rittenhouse is collecting a huge sum in Christian donations and we’ve got our first trailer for ‘Faith Based’.
Vice President Mike Pence mashed Hebrews 12 up with some patriotic buzzwords for the RNC. And pro teams and athletes are going on strike for racial justice.
A 17-year-old has been arrested in a shooting during a night of protests in Wisconsin. Drake’s new album artwork looks awfully familiar and we’ve got a new song from Bethel Music.
Melissa Fumero is taking on whitewashing for the Brooklyn Nine-Nine remake. Falwell is officially out at Liberty and the West Wing will reunite for a new special.
Protests are erupting after another Black man has been shot by police. Stunning allegations emerge against the Falwells and we’ve got our first look at the new Batman.
Tim Keller engages in a compelling online debate. Jamie Foxx shows off his biblical chops. And we’ve got a new show in the works from John C. Reilly.
The DNC undermines its own credibility and we’ve got our first look at the new Sophia Coppola movie.
Netflix has axed ‘The Patriot Act.’ Joe Biden is enjoying early evangelical support and the feds have new guidelines on how much men should drink.
A stunning new CDC report says young adults are suffering an enormous pandemic toll. Sorting fact from fiction in the Post Office discourse and Avatar: The Last Airbender loses its creators.
Tom Holland and Robert Pattinson square up for a faith-soaked fight for the ages. Meanwhile, new polls show things haven’t changed much for Christians’ view of Trump in the last four years.
Beth Moore turns in a must-read Twitter thread. The Southern Baptist Convention is weighing a name change. And we’ve got a new song from Sufjan.
Joe Biden’s historic veep nominee has a surprising faith backstory. And we take a look at a viral video of a Bible burning.