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The U.S. Episcopal Church made history Saturday by electing its first black presiding bishop at its general conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, where the denomination will also explore the church's directives on issues including gun violence, the Isr..
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Texas Pastor Explains He Didn't Mean to Set Himself on Fire Over Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Decision
Rick Scarborough, a former pastor from Texas, clarified Friday he did not mean to say he would self-immolate if the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, but was referring to the faith and furnace incident recorded in the Book of Daniel in the Old Te..
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Charleston's AME Church Holds First Service After Shooting; Rev. Norvel Goff Appointed New Interim Leader
The Rev. Norvel Goff Sr., who has been appointed to lead the Charleston church days after its pastor and eight members were killed in a shooting incident, led the first service since Wednesday's massacre. Other AME churches in the country preached fo..
In A&E's New 'Seven Year Switch' Series, Spouses Will Live, Sleep With Strangers to Test Their Marriages
A new reality series, "Seven Year Switch," to premiere this summer, will feature four couples having serious relationship problems living and sleeping with a complete stranger to "test" their marriage. The One Million Moms group has launched a campai..
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Texas Christian Woman Fined Up to $2k for Feeding Homeless in Park; Argues It's Her Religious Freedom
A Christian woman from Texas, who has been feeding the hungry for a decade, is going to court later this month for legal recognition of the practice as part of her religious freedom. Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance has highlighted her case, ..
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Charleston Shooting: Take Down Confederate Flag, Russell Moore Says; Lindsey Graham, Others Disagree
The fatal shooting of nine unarmed African Americans in a South Carolina church by a white assailant has reignited the debate whether the Confederate Battle flag is a symbol of Southern heritage or a relic of white supremacy. Southern Baptist leader..
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Christian Leaders Respond to 'Literally Satanic' Shooting at Charleston Church; 4,000 Residents Gather for Vigil
Christian leaders and organizations condemned the killing of nine African-American men and women at the Bible study of a Charleston church this week, acknowledging the "sin of racism" in America, even as more than 4,000 residents and leaders of diffe..
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The Christian owners of a gift shop and bistro in Iowa, who were earlier charged with discrimination and had to pay for a settlement after refusing to hold a same-sex wedding at the venue, say they are now having to close down their business complete..
Franklin Graham Urges Obama to Secure Injured Pastor Saeed's Release From Iranian Prison, as White House Worked to Free Muslim Held in Egypt
Days after The Christian Post reported that American pastor Saeed Abedini, who's in an Iranian jail because of his Christian faith, was "viciously beaten" by fellow prisoners, the Rev. Franklin Graham has called on President Obama to help secure his ..
Greg Laurie Shares Jesus' Teachings on Israel and the End Times Prophecy: 'America Needs Israel More Than Israel Needs America'
California megachurch pastor Greg Laurie shared with the congregation of his Harvest Church on Sunday what Jesus taught about Israel in the end times, and said that the United States needs Israel more than Israel needs America.
Caitlyn Jenner's Gender 'Choice,' NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal's Black Ethnicity Claim Show 'Longing to Belong,' Says Christian Blogger
A DesiringGod blogger notes in a blog post how America has accepted Caitlyn Jenner's acquired gender while rejecting the black ethnicity claim of Rachel Dolezal, the leader of the Spokane chapter of NAACP, who was born white. They long to belong, she..
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A man allegedly enraged by losing the custody of his son opened fire outside Dallas police headquarters from his parked van and planted explosives outside the building, leading to a standoff early Saturday, police said. The suspect was shot dead by S..
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What does it take for love in marriage to last a lifetime? As California's Saddleback Church held a "Marriage Renewal Weekend" during the worship service on Sunday, Pastor Tom Holladay answered this question, sharing four qualifications for enduring ..
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A U.S. appeals court has revived a 2012 lawsuit against Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee claiming he was part of a group that violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in 2012 with recorded robo calls to promote Christian film, "Las..
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An Army spokeswoman said a chaplain with the elite 75th Ranger Regiment has violated military rules by appearing in uniform in a video to promote his book, Jesus Was an Airborne Ranger, which has now been taken down by the book publisher.
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Greg Laurie on What to Expect During Armageddon, Rapture of Believers and the Second Coming of Christ
Christians believe that Jesus Christ is coming back for His church. Pastor Greg Laurie of a California megachurch urged the congregation to take that promise of Jesus seriously, and shared what surrounds this great event and what they should do until..