Recently announced plans to update the popular NIV Bible were received by evangelical leaders and critics of the highly controversial TNIV translation with cautious optimism.
The outgoing head of the World Council of Churches delivered his final address to the ecumenical organization's central committee Wednesday, emphasizing the importance of the 'visible unity' of the church.
A series of booklets written by well-known Bible teachers is making its way around the world to nurture believers and equip them as Christ's ambassadors.
More than 2,300 Lutherans opened up the biennial gathering of their denomination's chief legislative authority on Monday, well aware that great attention has been placed on proposals to change church policy on gay and lesbian clergy.
The highest legislative authority of the Evangelical Lutheran Church will consider lifting a ban on gay and lesbian clergy who are in lifelong, monogamous relationships as it gathers this week for its biennial gathering.
A small but vocal group of congregants at the famed Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., are challenging the leadership of their newly installed senior minister, the Rev. Tullian Tchividjian, and accusing the staff of his former church of having "taken complete control."
An atheist youth who visited the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky., with the Secular Student Alliance on Friday was asked to leave after allegedly offending other guests.
Faith leaders and those associated with the "Religious Left" are planning to launch a 40-day campaign Monday to press Congress to pass health insurance reform that makes quality health care affordable for every American.
Hundreds of churches across the nation rang their bells Thursday in observance of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II.
Renowned geneticist Francis S. Collins may have "impeccable credentials" and "seem a brilliant choice" to direct the nation's premiere medical research agency, but one of the nation's most controversial atheists still has his doubts.
Two openly gay ministers have been nominated to assist the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles as suffragan bishops, setting up another test case for The Episcopal Church, whose actions in recent years have strained relations within the wider Anglican Communion.
Americans by the tens of thousands are making it clear to Congress that any health care legislation being considered should exclude abortion as a mandatory health benefit.
The United States "strongly" believes that the religion and culture of all peoples must be respected and protected, President Obama said Monday as he laid out a framework of his vision for America's relationship with China.
President Obama says he starts his day with a devotional that the director of his Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships initiative, Pentecostal pastor Joshua DuBois, sends to his BlackBerry each day.
Evangelical leaders chastised former president Jimmy Carter this week for comments he made regarding the alleged faith-based discrimination of women.
Over 36,000 Americans joined a last-minute nationwide webcast Thursday to hear from more than a dozen top-level pro-life leaders about the massive effort to mandate taxpayer-funded abortions as part of a proposed trillion-dollar healthcare takeover.
Megachurch Pastor Rick Warren is working on his next book – the follow up to the bestselling Purpose Driven Life, which launched the Southern California preacher into national prominence.
One of the most prominent leaders in the progressive evangelical movement is hailing a new "common ground" bill as a "good and wise piece of legislation" that addresses both how best to prevent unwanted pregnancies and support pregnant women who desire to carry their baby to term.
The presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church wrote a letter to members of the denomination Wednesday to summarize the results of their recently concluded triennial conference and to clarify the details behind two resolutions that have drawn notable, and mostly negative, attention from the media.
Chicago police say a 17-year-old male and a juvenile have been charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with the shooting of two teens last week outside a prominent Catholic church.
Former president Jimmy Carter and a group of "Elders" is calling on men and boys – particularly religious and traditional leaders – to "change the harmful and discriminatory practices against women and girls and give their full support to the equality of all."
A Chicago priest known nationally for his social activism and controversial statements is pressing for more aggressive efforts in his city and in Washington to tackle an "epidemic" that leaves more than seven kids dead each day.
Megachurch pastor Rick Warren has finally been swept up by the Twitter craze and started posting in the popular social networking site.
A funeral service for the Florida couple slain during a break-in last week will be held Friday morning at the Pensacola megachurch they had attended as investigators continue to tie up loose ends.
Sen. John McCain spoke out Wednesday against the "bipartisan" efforts of 44 Democrats and 2 Republicans to attach a hate crimes bill to a $680 billion bill meant to approve defense programs.