Oakwood University Church in Huntsville, Alabama, is set to honor community hero James Shaw Jr. on Saturday for taking down a gunman who killed four people and injured three others at a Waffle House restaurant in Antioch, Tennessee.
Bishop Darryl Coleman, the beloved pastor of Shake Up Evangelistic Ministries in Miami, where it was once claimed that a woman was "raised from the dead," perished after a fiery crash earlier this month shortly after ministering at a church in the Bahamas. He was 51.
Although some 80 percent of Americans say they believe in God, only a slim majority of the nation's approximately 327 million people believe in God as described in the Bible, according to results of a new study released by the Pew Research Center. And among those younger than 50, belief in the God of the Bible drops lower than 50 percent.
A 61-year-old Christian man was shot twice in the stomach and left paralyzed shortly after he arrived home from church at his West Forest Park, Baltimore, home Monday.
Gary "Tripp" Bradley III, the grandson of a retired pastor who served for 30 years as senior pastor of Mayfair Church of Christ in Huntsville, Alabama, was arrested Friday and charged with theft of property from the church after confessing to the congregation that he had been taking money from the offering plate.
An Atlanta pastor who announced on social media that he plans to make performances by aerialists a regular part of his church's worship service has raised concern among some critics who believe the gymnasts might be too distracting for the public.
Travis Reinking, the Illinois man who shot four people dead and injured three others at a Waffle House restaurant in Antioch, Tennessee, early Sunday morning, was arrested by authorities Monday as nearly $100,000 in donations poured in for the families of his victims.
Willow Creek Elders Admit Failure in Holding Bill Hybels 'Accountable,' Will Examine New Allegations
The elder board of the storied Willow Creek Community Church in suburban Chicago asked for grace this past weekend as they admitted to failing to hold the church's founder, Bill Hybels, "accountable to specific boundaries" as more women alleged he behaved improperly around them.
Texas' 12th Court of Appeals, ruled Wednesday that a 2015 state law that criminalized the practice of posting intimate photos and videos from a previous or current relationship popularly known "revenge porn," is unconstitutional.
The Metro Nashville Police Department said early Monday that 29-year-old Travis Reinking of Morton, Illinois, who is suspected of killing four people inside a Tennessee Waffle House Sunday, is still at large and they have had no "credible sightings" of him.
As the nation grapples to find an explanation for the conditions that give rise to school shooters, mental health experts agree that family dysfunction is one factor in the tide that leads them to strike like the "perfect storm."
Jay and Kateri Schwandt, a devout Catholic couple from Michigan who were still holding onto a glimmer of hope that they would welcome a daughter to their brood of 13 sons with the birth of their newborn, released that hope Wednesday when Kateri gave birth to another boy, named Finley Sheboygan Schwandt.
After a year of dating, Destiny's Child Star Michelle Williams announced Thursday that she is engaged to marry Pastor Chad Johnson, who serves as chaplain for the Pittsburgh Steelers, L.A. Dodgers and founded Elevate International — a Christ-focused mentorship organization that works in urban communities.
The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the use of taxpayer dollars to fund church repair projects that support religious activities is unconstitutional, even for historic preservation.
As Southwest Flight 1380 from New York to Dallas began rapidly descending after the plane's left engine exploded and unleashed chaos and fear into the lives of the 144 passengers and five crew members onboard, Pastor Timothy C. Bourman who was on the flight with his wife Amanda, begged God to send them angels.
The demand for exorcisms around the world has been growing with the decline of Christianity and some priests are so overwhelmed with requests for liberation from evil spirits they are being forced to rebuke demons by telephone.
Family and friends of Ashley Ford, a beloved children's ministry supervisor at the Cascade campus of the 12,000-member Ada Bible Church in Michigan, are now grieving after she died Monday from injuries she suffered in a two-vehicle crash on Sunday.
Fred Price Jr. Will Return to Helm of Crenshaw Christian Center After 'Serious Personal Misjudgments'
A year after he stepped down over "serious personal misjudgments," Pastor Fred Price Jr. and his wife Angel are expected to return to the helm of the 28,000-member Los Angeles-based Crenshaw Christian Center in California this summer, church officials confirmed Monday.
After more than 250,000 people in 45 countries came together in prayer for his healing more than a week ago, Robert Morris, founding pastor of the nearly 40,000-member Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas, is now out of the hospital.
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson personally apologized and took the blame for a controversial arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia store, which occurred while they waited for a friend last Thursday, and asked the public not to blame the manager involved in the incident.
Suzanne Lea Owen, a school teacher in Florida who's a married mother of three, was arrested Wednesday after local police say she engaged in an inappropriate sexual relationship with one of her male students at Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers.
A former Louisiana deacon who murdered his estranged pastor in front of his shocked congregation nearly five years ago was found not guilty of manslaughter this week after he testified that the pastor had repeatedly raped his wife in their home.
A Michigan homeowner is now in police custody after he allegedly shot at a lost black teenager who knocked on his door seeking help with directions in getting to school.
Providing more details on the sexual misconduct case against Willow Creek Community Church founder Bill Hybels, former staffer Nancy Ortberg claimed that the woman who alleged a prolonged sexual affair with Hybels was suicidal and that the founder was allowed to continue counseling the woman even after the allegation was made.
Acton Bowen, a popular, married and "highly respected" Alabama evangelist who served as chaplain for Team USA at the Summer Olympic Games in London in 2012 and was once recognized as one of America's leading student pastors, was arrested by police in Hoover, Alabama, Tuesday on child sex charges involving a young boy.