Christian leaders from around the world who plan to convene in South Africa this October will adopt a new document that will follow in the footsteps of the historic Lausanne Covenant, an evangelical manifesto considered to be one of the most influential documents in Christendom.
On the heels of a global Lutheran gathering focused on the alleviation of hunger, the head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America reiterated to President Obama his denomination's call for immigration reform.
The highest legislative body of the Lutheran World Federation closed its eight-day meeting Tuesday with a "message" to the 145 church bodies in 79 countries that make up the global Lutheran communion.
In his first sermon as president-elect of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), the Rt. Rev. Dr. Munib A.Younan urged believers to pray that Christians in Palestine "not lose faith and leave the country."
The outgoing president of the second largest Lutheran church body in America lamented the directions taken on matters of sexuality by some member churches of the Lutheran World Federation.
Bishop Munib A. Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) has been elected president of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) by the church body's highest legislative body.
The 11th Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation approved a statement on Thursday calling on Lutherans to express their regret and sorrow for past actions against Anabaptists and asking for forgiveness.
The general secretary of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands has been selected to serve as the next general secretary of the Council for World Mission.
The head of the Salvation Army Women's Ministries urged more than 1,000 young Salvationists over the weekend to join the fight against human trafficking and reminded them to join in the upcoming day of prayer for victims of the sex-slave trade.
Over 400 delegates from Lutheran churches around the world have convened in Stuttgart, Germany, for the 11th Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation.
A former Lutheran college president who has served as interim president at three other Lutheran colleges since his retirement in 1998 will serve at another college, according to an announcement Monday.
For the first time in 43 years, the YMCA has unveiled a new brand strategy that includes a new logo and a new label - "the Y."
Christians across the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico this year opened their homes for meetings and witnessed a combined total of 69,188 make commitments to Jesus Christ, reported the ministry behind the evangelism outreach.
Nine conservative Anglican churches that have been wrestling for three years with The Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia over disputed church property has asked Virginia's Supreme Court to reconsider a narrow, but critical portion of its ruling last month.
Seven in 10 Christian households say they actively pay off their credit cards in full every month and nearly 8 of 10 Christian households say they continue to give ten percent or more of their income to local churches and ministries.
Quadriplegic disability advocate Joni Eareckson Tada has emerged "successfully" from breast cancer surgery and is hopeful of a positive prognosis, a leader with her ministry reported Tuesday.
Quadriplegic disability advocate and Christian ministry leader Joni Eareckson Tada has been diagnosed with breast cancer, announced a ministry official on Wednesday.
The presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was one of several speakers who offered words of comfort Monday to the family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Pamela Jolicoeur as they remembered her life and mourned her sudden death.
Two U.S. Bible organizations have joined forces to fight the decline of Bible engagement in America, where only 46 percent of people say they read the Bible in a given a week outside of church.
Newberry College in South Carolina announced the name of its next president on Friday, just weeks before the contract of its departing president was set to expire.
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary has concluded its nationwide search for a new president with its recently announced pick – the Rev. Dr. Michael Jinkins of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
The Foursquare Church selected its next president on Tuesday as licensed ministers and registered delegates gathered for the Pentecostal denomination's annual convention.
Texas Lutheran University President Ann Svennungsen will leave the school "for new roles in higher education and church leadership," according to an announcement Tuesday.
The head of a conservative watchdog group that monitors mainline denominations warned evangelical groups this past week to stay away from "divisive, liberal political activism."
The pastor of a Lutheran church in Minneapolis will officially be called to service Sunday though she has been leading her congregation from the pulpit for the past seven years.