Nearly one week after her saddened missionary parents outed her as being white, Rachel Dolezal, the Washington civil rights leader at the center of an ethics probe for pretending to be black, has broken her silence.
Rachel Dolezal, the white Washington civil rights activist at the center of an ethics probe for pretending to be black, announced on Monday that she's stepping down as president of the NAACP's Spokane chapter. One local pastor, who once served on an all-black panel with Dolezal, also described the controversy as "puzzling."
Movieguide's Editor-in-Chief, Ted Baehr, who also serves as chairman of the Christian Film and Television Commission, recently urged believers to take a moral stand in Hollywood and redeem American media in a push for more wholesome entertainment and films that glorify God.
A prominent civil rights leader in Washington, who identified herself as black in an application to serve on the Citizen Police Ombudsman Commission, a volunteer position, is at the center of a city ethics probe after her estranged parents outed her as being white. She maintains however, that she still considers herself to be black.
Two weeks after being accused of faking her Christian conversion to secure her spot on the hit reality TV show "Real Housewives of Orange County," star Tamra Judge has hit back at her critics insisting that her conversion is genuine and that it has completely changed her life.
New mother Carrie Underwood won big at Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards in Nashville, taking home the Video of the Year award for her faith-inspired hit "Something in the Water," and thanked fans while calling it a "blessing." The singer also made history by scoring her 13th CMT award, making her the most decorated CMT winner.
Tyler Perry, the man who once famously laid hands on Bishop T.D. Jakes in church, will join the megachurch pastor and other evangelical leaders this summer at MegaFest when his new stage play, "Madea on the Run" makes a tour stop in Dallas.
The family of an East Albany, Georgia, woman charged with murder for allegedly taking an abortion pill which resulted in the premature birth and subsequent death of her son who was born five months premature on Saturday are now calling for prayers as they grieve the boy they never even knew existed.
Church leaders in McKinney, Texas, called for prayer in the community on Monday during a meeting with Mayor Brian Loughmiller and Police Chief Greg Conley in the wake of racial unrest stemming from a recent incident involving a local police officer who wrestled a teenage girl to the ground at a graduation pool party.
The family of Walter Scott, a father of four who was shot dead by former North Charleston police officer Michael T. Slager, expressed relief on Monday after news broke that the ex-lawman had been formally indicted for Scott's death.
An interfaith group of religious leaders who advocate for abortion has called on the Obama administration to pressure countries that have restrictions on the procedure to lift their bans for women who've been raped and impregnated by members of terrorist groups such as ISIS and Boko Haram. Pro-life activists, however, argue that the proposal is "reprehensible."
A California pastor who once went to church with Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, has described the celebrated Olympic athlete as once being a standout Christian who taught him a lot about Jesus Christ. He has also called on Christians not to turn their backs on the LGBT community and instead ask "what would Jesus do?"
"Real Housewives of Orange County" star Tamra Judge, known for her sharp zingers and feisty attitude, appears to have turned over a new leaf and found Jesus after being dubbed the villain of season nine by viewers of the hit Bravo TV show. Some critics, including a former castmate, are unconvinced that her spiritual journey is genuine.
The pastor of Bruce Jenner, who debuted his new female identity known as Caitlyn on the cover of Vanity Fair on Monday, refused to publicly comment on the 1976 Olympic gold medalist's recent transition.
Arkansas pastor Ronnie Floyd, who also serves as president of the Southern Baptist Convention, the world's largest Baptist denomination, called Bruce Jenner's recent transition into a woman named Caitlyn "sad" during a fiery sermon at the five-branch Pinnacle Cross Church on Sunday.
Bishop T.D. Jakes, founder and lead pastor of The Potter's House in Dallas, Texas, recently revealed what he thinks is his greatest accomplishment in life so far and said he's "more concerned about being a good person" than he is about being a good preacher.
A 57-year-old veteran children's entertainer in Princeton, Minn., known as "Friendly the Clown," has been accused of raping a mentally impaired woman while telling her that "he was praying for a little girl like her to come around."
Less than a month after two gunmen opened fire at a Muhammad cartoon drawing contest in Garland, Texas, a former U.S. Marine has planned to hold a similar event as part of an anti-Islamic protest in front of a Phoenix-based mosque.
Bishop T.D. Jakes, founder of The Potter's House, one of the largest megachurches in the United States, recently called on the Church to become a source of unity and healing in the faith community, particularly in the wake of ongoing racial unrest.