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20 Facts About the Olympics You Should Know Before the Games Begin

The Paris 2024 Summer Olympics promise to be a spectacular event, showcasing both traditional and innovative sports. Here are 20 things you should know before the Olympic games begin.

Sandy Hook Survivors Graduate High School and Share Their Experiences from the Morning of the Shooting

It's been nearly 12 years since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Now, as several of the Sandy Hook survivors graduate high school, they’re sharing their experiences and being a voice for those who were silenced on December 14, 2012. 

“Dancing for the Devil: The 7M TikTok Cult” – A Deep Dive into a Controversial Netflix Docuseries

Netflix’s recent docuseries, "Dancing for the Devil: The 7M TikTok Cult," has brought significant attention to the intersection of social media fame, religious influence, and allegations of cult-like behavior.

Jessica Lea

Jessica Lea is a writer for churchleaders.com. She has always had a passion for the written word and has been writing professionally for the past two years. She especially enjoys evaluating how various beliefs play out within culture. When Jessica isn't writing, she enjoys playing the piano, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

‘God Was Just Waiting for Me’–‘One Tree Hill’ Actress Jana Kramer Shares News of Her Baptism

Actress and country music singer Jana Kramer has shared on Instagram that she was baptized on Sunday, Jan. 23

Dear Church, There Is Only One Problem With the Uproar Over Joel Osteen’s Ferrari

Joel Osteen, pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, is in the news again and this time people are criticizing him for purchasing a Ferrari.

“I Am Disgusted By This Song”: Fans Slam Matthew West’s ‘Modest Is Hottest’ Video, Claiming It Shames Women

Matthew West has said that the purpose of his new music video, “Modest is Hottest,” is to remind his daughters that their value does not depend on their outward appearance. However, many see the song as perpetuating damaging purity culture messages that shame women for men’s lust.

One of the Top 5 Male Porn Stars in the World Becomes a Pastor

“It was just a transaction to me. A handshake was sometimes more personal than having sex.”

Saddleback Church, One of the Largest in the SBC, Ordains Its First Female Pastors

Saddleback Church is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention and is among the largest churches in the denomination—which takes a clear stand against women being pastors.

Ben Watson Calls Out Planned Parenthood’s Attempt to Distance Itself From Racist Founder as ‘Hollow’

“They continue to carry out her mission, by serving as the leading executioner of our children."