OPINION (Charisma) – A new study shows that half of American pastors worry about preaching on hot-button social issues—like abortion and LGBTQ issues—worried they might offend someone. Pastor Corey Brooks, Pastor Michael Youssef and Pastor Ron Lewis open up on Fox & Friends about the pressures facing worship leaders around the nation after the Barna Group published the results earlier this year. While the

majority of pastors agree their job is to help Christians have biblical beliefs about specific issues, many feel added pressure from outside and within the church and are struggling to figure out how to communicate in the public sphere. Brooks, the pastor of New Beginnings Church of Chicago, said it’s the job of preachers to communicate God’s Word and the truth. Otherwise, he said, they’re limiting themselves. READ MORE

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