In a new effort to keep children safe from sexual abuse, all 15 Catholic dioceses in Texas are expected to publish the names of clergy who've faced credible accusations of sexually abusing minors as far back as 1950, the church announced Wednesday.
A controversial debate about racism in the United Pentecostal Church International is now raging in the denomination after an interracial couple who led one of the denomination's churches in Missouri for 15 years announced their exit from the group on Sunday.
Faith-based schools in Australia can already legally select students based on sexual orientation, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said as a debate raged over a controversial religious freedom proposal to enshrine that right in federal law leaked this week.
African-Americans who get comprehensive lifestyle advice in a motivational church environment from community-based health workers experience significant reductions in high blood pressure compared those who just get health education alone, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the NYU School of Medicine.
Bishop Michael E. Turpin, senior pastor of Harvest Church International in Jamaica, New York, who also serves on the executive board of the Pilgrim Assemblies International Inc., claims his wife, Janelka, has been involved in an adulterous affair with one of his spiritual "sons" after she allegedly had him arrested and institutionalized briefly at a mental hospital.
Joel Osteen, pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, revealed that he has a personality that "wants people to like me" but he has accepted the reality that some people won't.
Well-known social justice advocate and pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina, William J. Barber II, has been announced as one of 25 people to receive a MacArthur "genius" fellowship that comes with an unrestricted $625,000 grant.
'Praise the Lord' Singer Russ Taff Reveals Life of Drinking and Shame, Needing Therapy to Overcome Trauma
Many Christians may know six-time Grammy Award-winning Christian singer Russ Taff as the anointed voice behind "Praise the Lord." In a new documentary set for release this month, Taff, 65, reveals a decadeslong struggle with alcohol that required trauma therapy to set him free.
"War Room" actor Priscilla Shirer has called on Christians to unite around their Christian identity before anything else in a viral video clip where she declares that she doesn't describe herself as a black woman.
A South Carolina church publicly threw their support behind President Donald Trump's embattled Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, and promoted its support using the church's billboard.
A 57-year-old youth pastor was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl inside a bathroom at his church while a worship service was in session, said police in Santa Ana, California.
Just over a month after preaching against cohabitation, a Texas pastor married seven couples from his church for free last weekend in a bid to get their relationships back on a biblical path while making a strong statement on the culture of cohabitation that has swept American life.
Sexual abuse survivor and co-founder of Saddleback Church in California, Kay Warren, urged white Christians to drop their support for Republican Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh if sexual assault allegations against him are proven to be true.
A Christian businesswoman in Texas who advocated against domestic violence died after she was allegedly battered by her estranged boyfriend whom she begged her church to pray for just days before she was attacked her pastor said.
Guillermo "Willy" Toledo, a respected Spanish actor and activist who cursed God and the Virgin Mary in an expletive-riddled post on Facebook a year ago, is expected to appear in a local court on charges of offending religious sentiments in an ongoing battle over free speech in Spain.
Joshua Clemons, a former youth pastor at Crossroads Community Church in Parker, Colorado, who once allegedly confessed that he struggled with an attraction to "young girls' bodies," will spend the next seven years in prison for having sex with underage members of his youth group.
Christian Comedian John Crist Says Celebrity Pastors Are His Friends: I'm Not About Tearing People Down
Popular Christian comedian John Crist whose roast of several high-profile preachers in a video called "Celebrity Pastor Fantasy Draft" has racked nearly five million views on Facebook alone, recently clarified that the roast was not intended to demean the preachers because they are his friends.
Two years after NewSpring Church in South Carolina lost their founding and senior pastor Perry Noble to alcohol abuse and other "unfortunate choices and decisions," Jesus Christ is now listed as senior pastor over a new team-led church model in amended bylaws.
A group of professional Christian athletes who've been using wrestling as a ministry tool for the last 18 years, are set to get a bigger audience next month when their work debuts on the NOW Television Network, the No. 1 urban Christian channel.
Jerry Greenough, a 63-year-old Oklahoma man and frequent volunteer at the multi-campus Victory Church, is being hailed a hero by his family after he died trying to shield his grandson from injury as his Jeep rolled 150 feet down the side of a mountain in New Mexico.
When William Winters Leverett, 27, confessed a week ago to leaders at the Open Gate Ministries of New England that he was the one who fatally stabbed insurance company executive Melissa Millan four years ago they were stunned.
Statement Against Social Justice Marginalizes People Who Talk About Race and Justice, Tim Keller Says
A controversial statement signed by more than 9,000 evangelicals and Christian organizations deploring social justice as a dangerous concept to the Gospel, belittles Christians who talk about race and justice, says Tim Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City.
Christians should not support the weddings of Christian couples who fornicate and believe it is permissible even though the Bible calls fornication sin, John Piper has suggested.
Carey Scott, a Colorado author and life coach, has accused international evangelist Christine Caine and her publishers of copying portions of a book she published in 2015 to include in two best-selling books Caine published later.
American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who is under house arrest in Turkey, will have to wait until the court makes a decision on Oct. 12 to find out if he will be freed, the country's president said Tuesday.