Brad Waller, a married father and senior pastor of the Grace Church of the Islands, PCA, in Savannah, Georgia, has left his church and several others in his congregation in shock after confessing to abusing multiple men and boys under his spiritual care with sexual foot massages, which prompted his swift removal from ministry by the denomination's leaders.
Priest Sorry for Canceling Funeral, Telling Mourners to 'Get the Hell Out' of Church Over Broken Chalice
Fr. Michael Briese, a Maryland priest who allegedly told a mourning family to "get the hell out" of his church and canceled a funeral after someone accidentally knocked over a sacred chalice near the altar, is now asking for forgiveness from the family after a video of the incident made international headlines.
Assemblies of God Church Says Pastor Dean Curry Fired for Misconduct on Testimony of '2 or More Witnesses'
Leaders at the Assemblies of God's Northwest District Council said late Monday that they unanimously decided to fire Pastor Dean Curry of the multicampus Life Center Assembly of God church based on the "testimony of two or more witnesses" about alleged misconduct with a former church employee. Curry says the accusations are untrue.
After 14 years at the helm of the multi-campus Life Center Assembly of God church in Tacoma, Washington, Pastor Dean Curry has been removed from his position due allegations of physical misconduct with a former church employee, church officials announced on Sunday.
The National Black Church Coalition, a group of 34,000 churches representing nearly 16 million black Americans across 15 denominations has ripped the gubernatorial campaign of former NAACP president, Ben Jealous in Maryland and urged Christians not to support him because he attacked black Christians for opposing same-sex marriage and used the NAACP to forward a gay rights agenda at the expense of the black community.
Pastor Fred Price Jr. Returns to Pulpit, Says He Is 'No Longer Sleeping in the Valley of the Shadow of Death'
More than a year after he left his pulpit due to "serious personal misjudgments," Pastor Fred Price Jr. of the Crenshaw Christian Center in Los Angeles returned to his teaching duties Sunday, declaring that he is no longer "sleeping in the valley of the shadow of death" and thanking his church for not "needing to know all of the details."
The Republican controlled House in Ohio took one step closer to protect ministers from penalty if they refuse to perform a marriage that goes against their religious beliefs Wednesday when they passed a controversial Pastor Protection Act that some critics insist could lead to discrimination.
While current worship research shows that innovative worship services rich with technology like artificial fog and concert lights can be used to help grow churches, some worship experts and longtime Christians are concerned about what they see as a danger to sound worship.
While the average life expectancy for Americans currently stands at 78.7 years, results from a new study conducted by a team of researchers from Europe and the U.S. suggests that there's no limit on how long people can live.
Bible Scholar Calls DC Pastor's Claim That Evangelicals Made Faustian Bargain With Trump 'Delusional'
Robert A.J. Gagnon, an outspoken Bible scholar and elder in the Presbyterian Church U.S.A, has slammed noted Washington, D.C. Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile of Anacostia River Church, for suggesting that evangelical Christians who support President Donald Trump made a "Faustian bargain" to get pro-life judges nominated to the Supreme Court in a bid to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Members of Crenshaw Christian Center in Los Angeles, which once boasted a flock of 28,000 in its heyday, will celebrate the return of their fallen pastor, Fred Price Jr., to the pulpit on Sunday, a year after he stepped down over "serious personal misjudgments."
A high school principal in Kansas has agreed to stop encouraging graduates of the school to look to faith and Jesus to find success after the Freedom From Religion Foundation complained about it.
At least one religious watchdog group said Wednesday that the newly instituted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that applies the federal income tax to parking benefits provided by churches, is a step in the right direction towards transparency in church finances as the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability wages a campaign to repeal it.
Until the 87th minute in the World Cup match between Argentina and Nigeria on Tuesday, it looked like Argentina, one of the world's great soccer nations, would be eliminated from the competition in Russia. Lionel Messi, the Argentinian forward who also plays for Spanish soccer club, Barcelona, wasn't worried however because he knew that "God was with us."
Azoia Williams, a young Mississippi woman who says she attended Zion Chapel Church of God in Christ in Bolton "since birth," claims she was kicked off the church's membership roll by her former pastor this week for missing two Sundays without his permission.
Churches and other historically tax-exempt organizations will now have to file federal and likely state income tax returns according to a recently unearthed provision in the newly instituted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that applies federal income tax to parking benefits and hundreds of organizations are now calling for its repeal.
A recently "saved" 51-year-old man described as "faithful" by some who know him was arrested for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl at a California church where he worked as a handyman and security guard.
Pastor Chris Sonksen of the multi-campus South Hills Church in Southern California wants you to "quit church," but not in the way you might think.
Father Jacques Lacroix, an 89-year-old French priest who lost his temper and slapped a crying baby in the face to "calm him down" during a baptism ceremony at the historic Collegiate Church in Champeaux, France, two Sundays ago, says he's now retired from ministry.
Pastor Rick Warren of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, recently spoke to nearly 800 priests at a sexual abuse prevention conference in New York where he urged them to protect themselves from temptation in order to maintain their moral integrity.
A video of a Catholic priest slapping a baby in the face because he wouldn't stop crying during a baptism ceremony is now sparking widespread outrage.
A number of evangelical Christians in Nevada recently turned their backs on a longtime Republican lawmaker described as a family man and helped hand victory to popular brothel owner Dennis Hof in a Republican primary for the state Legislature.
Timothy Rogers, a popular Arkansas evangelist and singer, is coming under fire after he recently declared at a funeral that Hell is a "fairytale" no different than Santa Claus.
After three days of avoiding the glare of the media spotlight to process what happened, Pastor David George of Oakville Assembly of God church revealed himself Wednesday to be the hero civilian who fatally shot a man who went on a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in Tumwater, Washington that left two people injured on Father's Day.
University Students in Australia Could Fail Courses for Using 'Gender-Specific' Words Like 'Housewife'
In a bid to become more gender inclusive, several universities in Australia are ditching "gender-specific" words they claim could be perceived as discriminatory, such as "housewife" and "mankind."