First Baptist Church of Dallas has raised more than $115 million for a new campus, surpassing what any Protestant megachurch has ever collected toward a project.
A U.S. Christian who was arrested for trying to take dozens of children out of Haiti stood trial Thursday. Laura Silsby testified that she only wanted to help the Haitian children.
Promotional photos of Miss USA contestants clad in lingerie have irked some mothers and Christians who say the pageant has gone too far.
The recent surge in bully-related suicides among teens has prompted parents, churches and a number of states to tackle the issue before another student takes his or her own life.
What initially started out as research projects on the exodus of young people from churches after high school has turned into a movement to help the younger generation thrive in their faith.
The United Methodist Church rejected a number of amendments to the church's constitution, including one on the inclusiveness of church membership.
Thousands of churches and families are beginning to think orange. In other words, they're strategically and intentionally combining their efforts and synchronizing their influences to make the most impact on kids and teenagers.
There were no orphans in Eden and there will be none in the new heavens and new earth, said an evangelical theologian. But right now, we live in an "in between" time and millions are without parents
Church leaders deal with pain everyday. And, in the words of Southern California pastor Miles McPherson, "it ain't going away."
Though a majority of teens and young adults identify as Christian, a new study suggests that only 15 percent of them have personal relationships with Christ and are deeply committed.
Slowed numerical growth in the Presbyterian Church in America has prompted the denomination to move toward adopting a new "Strategic Plan" that will help bring about "healthy change."
Kidnapping and criminal association charges against 10 U.S. Christians who tried to transport Haitian children out of the country to an orphanage have been dropped.
The April 24-25 initiative is intended to get the nearly 8 million-member denomination out from the pews and into local and global communities where they can make an impact.
Executive leaders at the Assemblies of God recently affirmed the role churches and pastors have in faith healing.
Churches around the world are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday. And while some are taking the call to go green to a whole new level, others are more hesitant.
From "megachurch" to "multi-site" and now to "movements," the nomenclature in the church world has shifted over the last 20 years, said a Southern California pastor.
The pastor of one of the fastest growing churches is tackling some tough questions from his multi-site congregation. Plastic surgery, homosexuality, suicide, and birth control are just some of the topics raised by members of LifeChurch.tv.
Already more than 250,000 people have joined the "Wear iT Wednesday" movement and are sporting their Christian shirts every week.
The head of a prominent Pentecostal denomination recently retracted his name from a civility covenant after more progressive Christians affixed their signatures to the statement.
One in seven U.S. churches spend 35 percent or less of their total budget on staff costs, a new survey shows. Researchers sought to find whether it's possible to do ministry with "lean staffing."
Students, celebrities, churches and entire communities are kicking off their shoes and going barefoot Thursday to raise awareness about the many children who grow up without a pair.
"Home churching" is a growing phenomenon that has some Christians worried. "It's really not appropriate for us to create our own kind of church life."
President Barack Obama and his family celebrated Easter on Sunday at a historic black church in Southeast Washington. It's been months since Obama attended a church though he has been receiving devotionals
Churches across the country have rented out sports arenas in anticipation of big crowds for their Easter Sunday services.
The Salvation Army has so far distributed more than four million meals to Haitians since the tragic earthquake devastated the country.