Upcoming in April: Official Results of the National State of the Church Survey

For the past several years since the beginning of ChurchInfluence.com, our team of experts has been working on collecting, compiling and analyzing the data from the nationwide survey [http://churchinfluence.com/survey/]. It has become a central topic in our conversations with congregations and leaders across the nation and around the world about church, God and beyond. Starting […]

Former Cleveland Church Of God Official Troy Scot Carter Gets 34-Month Federal Prison Sentence For Stealing $889,766 From Church

Thursday, August 13, 2015 http://www.chattanoogan.com/2015/8/13/306145/Former-Cleveland-Church-Of-God-Official.aspx A former top Church of God International official was sentenced on Thursday afternoon to serve 34 months in federal prison for stealing $889,766 from the Cleveland, Tn.-based church. Judge Curtis Collier told Troy Scot Carter, “The real victims are the members of the church.” Prosecutor James Brooks said many of…

Security Official: It’s Legal to Spy on You Online

A tribunal ruled on Friday that intelligence sharing between GCHQ and the NSA before December 2014 was not lawful because of a lack of transparency. his is the first time the secretive Investigative Powers Tribunal, which oversees the actions of the UK’s intelligence services GCHQ, MI5 and MI6, has ever upheld a complaint against an…