Joshua A. Goldberg
The heads of the second and third largest Lutheran bodies in the United States spoke out Monday against the recent actions of the largest and affirmed their Bible-based belief that homosexuality is sinful.Tags Denomination
Though Michael Vick still faces some taunts and jeers for his “key” role in an extensive unlawful interstate dogfighting ring, which led his incarceration, the head of Prison Fellowship is reminding the public that he is in a far better position than nearly all the other estimated 700,000 prisoners who will be released this year.
The publishing division of a Christian ministry has launched a nationwide effort to provide churches with a creative and cost-effective way to reach their communities with the gospel this Christmas.Tags Christmas
The president of the second largest Lutheran denomination in America told delegates of the largest that their decisions this past week to allow and support rostering of those in ''life-long, monogamous, same gender relationships'' would ''undoubtedly cause additional stress and disharmony'' in their church body and beyond.
The chief legislative authority of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) adopted a full communion agreement with the United Methodist Church (UMC) on Thursday by a 958-51 vote.
The chief legislative authority of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) adopted a new social statement on human sexuality Wednesday with exactly the number of votes needed to pass it.
A new website is connecting blogging pastors and ministers to one another on a single platform in hopes of raising newer generations of believers and Christian leaders while also encouraging and inspiring even more experienced ones.
Voting members at this week’s gathering of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s chief legislative authority turned down a motion to require a two-thirds majority to approve changes to the denomination’s policies on the hiring of church leaders.
Evangelist Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association wrapped up their inaugural four-city “Rock the River” tour Sunday with their final stop in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Since LifeWay Christian Resources teamed up with Backgroundchecks.com last year to offer discounted background checks to ministries around the nation, some 450 churches have requested for more than 5,000 background checks.
Baptized members of the nation’s largest Lutheran denomination on average gave more in 2008 than in 2007, continuing an upward trend that began in 2000.
Nearly 14,000 youth and young adults came out Saturday for the third stop of the four-city “Rock the River” tour led by evangelist Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
Attorneys for a bishop deposed by The Episcopal Church say they plan to appeal a judge's ruling recognizing another bishop as the head of the Diocese of San Joaquin.Tags Court Cases
Mary Vanden Bosch, the co-founder of the nation’s largest adoption agency, passed away Monday. She was 93.
Charities that accept cars as donations could be taking a bigger hit soon, now that the Senate has approved and sent to the White House legislation that will pump an additional $2 billion for the "cash for clunkers" rebate program.Tags NGOs