While Catholics make up a quarter of the worshippers in America each week, they are only a tenth of those who attend small groups, Sunday School and volunteer in the church, a new report shows.
Forty percent of evangelical leaders said they "socially drink alcohol," according to a new poll. Many of them added that they only drink "in moderation," "on special occasion," or "infrequently."
There is a great deal of anxiety and fear that the U.S. church is in trouble, that it is no longer growing while churches outside the country are, and that fewer and fewer U.S. missionaries are being dispatched, said a Baptist leader.
A short video clip featuring renowned Italian singer Andrea Bocelli testifying how he could have been aborted has garnered wide attention.
Reformed Christians on Monday mourned the death of the Rev. Nico Smith, an ecumenical pioneer and a white minister who challenged apartheid in South Africa.
"In a context where there is no truth but only truths, no principles but only preferences, we face the challenge of being regarded as arrogant for proclaiming Jesus," said a Cleveland, Ohio, pastor.
The two largest reformed church bodies officially merged on Friday to become the World Communion of Reformed Churches, representing more than 80 million Christians.
Atlanta-area pastor Bryant Wright was elected Tuesday to serve as the new president of the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the country.
Youth are being empowered in gangs and dying in the streets, yet many churches are giving teens nothing more than the role of passing the offering plates every fifth Sunday.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America recently agreed to an "equal partnership of Christian fellowship" with the Church of Christ in Thailand, the largest Protestant denomination in the country.
The National Association of Evangelicals released a report Tuesday showing that nearly 90 percent of evangelical leaders approve of contraception (hormonal/barrier methods).
Nearly four years after being fired from his previous church, Ted Haggard returned to the pulpit on Sunday as a "changed" man and with a new church.
With a third of federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico now closed to fishing and leaked oil continuing to spread, local churches are banding together Sunday for a day of prayer.
How important is it to get the Gospel right? "Infinitely important!" said Pastor John Piper as he addressed thousands of people Friday in the Dominican Republic.
The United Arab Emirates is the most recent nation to be added to the list of countries where the organization is offering social services. Salvation Army work officially commenced in the Middle Eastern country on Tuesday.
Thousands at "Nashville's most patriotic church" were encouraged to pay tribute to the men and women who make it possible for Americans to enjoy their freedoms.
The Baptist General Convention of Texas voted this week to distance itself from a North Dallas congregation over its acceptance of gay deacons.
Ed Young, pastor of one of the largest churches in the country, underwent triple bypass surgery Thursday.
Residents around the oil-contaminated Gulf of Mexico gathered Wednesday evening for a community crisis prayer service amid what some say may be the worst leak in U.S. history.
Third generation evangelist Will Graham has joined world-class entertainers and speakers in Australia to present the Gospel and "the reality of life."
A new study debunks the common assumption that once a couple hits parenthood, they'll put Sunday church services back on their calendar.
Over 40 "sages" offered younger leaders some insight as to what they would do differently in ministry if given the chance to do it over.
Billy Graham may come out of retirement to give one more sermon. He is dealing with a number of health woes but his spokesman said he wants to preach again.
Clergy job guarantees should be dropped, said a United Methodist Church panel in an interim report. The practice allows people to "coast" rather than strive.
Though more churches were added, the country's largest Protestant denomination is still counting fewer members.