A right-of-center Christian group is calling on employers and policy makers to support family leave programs.
Baylor University Settles Title IX Suit With Woman Who Alleged She Was Gang-Raped by Football Players
Baylor University, the world's largest Baptist university in Waco, Texas, announced Friday that it had settled a Title IX lawsuit filed by a former volleyball player who alleged she was drugged and gang-raped in 2012 by four to eight football players.
E. Dewey Smith Jr., senior pastor of The House of Hope Atlanta church in Decatur, Georgia, publicly apologized Sunday for his church's refusal to bless the child of a female member because she was married to another woman.
Three years after nine members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, were violently gunned down by an avowed white racist during a Bible study in June 2017, church officials announced Sunday that they will be honored with a memorial.
Instagram deleted a meme comparing the number of blacks lynched by the Ku Klux Klan to the number of black fetuses aborted by Planned Parenthood.
Pastor Chris Conlee had an emotional final Sunday at Highpoint Church, just days after he announced his resignation from the church he founded following the sex abuse scandal of former teaching pastor Andy Savage.
The African Methodist Episcopal Church recently announced an innovative economic partnership with Black-owned banks across the country aimed at increasing wealth in the black community through business development and homeownership.
Gospel singer Le'Andria Johnson's pastor, Tim Rogers, says her irreverent criticism of the Church was "misguided passion" and he hopes Christians don't "throw her away altogether" because there is a place for her in the Kingdom.
LGBT Advocates Demand Resignation of Calif. Vice Mayor Who Declared July 'Straight Pride American Month'
Ted Hickman, the vice mayor of Dixon, California, is under fire from LGBT advocates who are calling for his resignation after he declared July "Straight Pride American Month" in an op-ed published two weeks ago in a local newspaper and on his personal website.
Highpoint Church, whose teaching pastor Andy Savage resigned over past sexual abuse, announced on Wednesday that its lead pastor, Chris Conlee, has also resigned.
Evangelist Todd Bentley Claims Shirtless 'Financial Angel' Visited Him in Hotel Room, Another Wrestled Him at Home
Fresh Fire USA founder and healing evangelist Todd Bentley claimed during a "Supernatural Debt Forgiveness Jubilee Service" Sunday that he has had live encounters with angels during his ministry similar to those experienced by biblical figures, including a visit from a shirtless "financial angel" in a dingy hotel room and another in his home where the angel wrestled him in his bed.
If you don't have doubts about the Bible, chances are you are not reading it or don't plan on living according to its message, Steven Furtick, pastor of the popular Elevation Church in North Carolina, said.
Mark Edwin Aderholt, who recently served as the associate executive director and chief strategist for the South Carolina Baptist Convention until his resignation less than a month ago, has been arrested and charged for sexually assaulting a teenager in Arlington, Texas, more than 20 years ago.
A young Oregon Christian couple who relied on faith alone to heal their sick newborn twin daughter were sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for the baby's death in 2017 after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide, the Clackamas County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Gospel star Le'Andria Johnson apologized Monday for using expletives in a scathing critique of the Church and Bishop Marvin Winans, which caused her to lose a booking for the recently concluded Essence Festival in New Orleans.
former board member of the multi-campus Life Center Assembly of God church in Tacoma, Washington, has filed a formal complaint with federal and state agencies alleging that Dean Curry, who was recently dismissed as the church's pastor, previously engaged in multiple instances of sexual misconduct involving church members and employees.
Indiana's First Church of Cannabis' three-year legal battle to win a religious exemption to use marijuana as a holy sacrament was snuffed out on Friday when Marion County Superior Court Judge Sheryl Lynch dismissed the case, arguing it would make life difficult for law enforcement.
Pastor Found Guilty of Pocketing Millions in Largest Known Computer Hacking, Securities Fraud Scheme
In the summer of 2015, 53-year-old Vitaly Korchevsky, pastor of the Slavic Evangelical Baptist Church in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania, insisted to his congregants that his heart was "clean before the Lord" after he was arrested for his alleged involvement in what the FBI called the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme.
A distraught Alabama man who attempted to pull a gun at the pulpit of a local church during a row over his pending divorce was quickly disarmed by quick-thinking members Sunday and handed over to police.
A Disciples of Christ Church in San Diego that describes itself as "radically inclusive" has purchased a billboard atop a gay bar with a message to the LGBT community, declaring, "God takes pride in you, so do we!"
Four-time British Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, who is poised to become that country's richest sports star when he signs a nearly $160 million contract extension with Mercedes, says his Christian faith particularly prayer is now playing a more central role in his life.
For more than three hours in February, as he remained trapped inside the cab of his overturned tractor that was submerged in a frigid pond on his property in Arkansas with no help in sight, Eldon Cooper was getting ready to die.
With more than 200 religious freedom and Christian heritage bills proposed in over 32 states and Congress in 2018 alone, and some 24 of them signed into law in 13 states, including bills to display the national motto "In God We Trust" in public places, advocates are now celebrating.
Megachurch Co-Founder Mark Darling Resigns After Investigation of 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Female Members
Pastor Mark Darling, one of the founding members of the multi-campus Evergreen Church in Minnesota and lead pastor of The Rock in South Minneapolis, has resigned from the church after an independent investigation concluded he was involved in "inappropriate conduct" with female members.
As the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church kicks off in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, church officials are set to consider competing resolutions on whether their Book of Common Prayer, last revised in 1979, needs to be revised to send a strong message that God does not have a gender.