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Ep. 11: Wycliffe Associates Under Scrutiny; Samaritan’s Purse Under Fire

On today’s program, we have an update on the massive Bible translation organization Wycliffe Associates.  The group’s PR and fundraising material says it can complete Bible translations in a matter of weeks.  But are their claims true?

Also on today’s show:  Willow Creek Community Church, which has been embroiled in controversy for years, has a new pastor.  We’ll introduce you to him.  Plus, The Southern Baptist Church’s Russell Moore weighs in on the question:  Should churches take the government’s COVID-19 relief funds?

We begin today with a story we’ve been following for a couple of weeks, and that is the story of opposition to Samaritan’s Purse Central Park field hospital.  On Tuesday of this week, a group of LGBTQ activists protested at the Samaritan’s Purse field hospital that the ministry had set up on the East Meadow lawn in Central Park.

If you’d like to read more about the stories we discussed on today’s program, just go to MinistryWatch.com and you’ll also find most of those stories right on the front page. If they’re not there, or if you’d like to dig into the MinistryWatch archives of hundreds of articles and other great resources, use the search engine – also on the front page — to find what you’re looking for.

Each week, Warren Smith and Natasha Smith bring you news about Christian ministries, as well as the latest in charity and philanthropy, all designed to help us become better stewards of the resources God has entrusted to us.

Our producers are Rich Roszel and Steve Gandy.   We get database and other technical support from Cathy Goddard, Stephen DuBarry, and Casey Sudduth.  Writers who contributed to today’s program include Christina Darnell,  Bob Smeitana, Steve Rabey, Warren Smith, and Anne Stych.