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New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D, issued a ban on all non-essential state-sponsored travel to Indiana Tuesday in what he says is a stand in solidarity with gay rights advocates opposing the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act signed into law..
Some eight people are now dead and 10 others injured after a church van traveling from a convention crashed in a canal in Moore Haven, Florida, early Monday.
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A black pastor who dared to be different by challenging racially stereotypical church models to become a leader in a white church in Louisville, Kentucky, explained at The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention's lea..
Church Members Brawl After Voting to Remove Allegedly Spendthrift, 'Money Hungry,' Disrespectful Pastor
Normal worship service at a Jackson, Mississippi church was halted Sunday after members erupted in an ugly brawl over their allegedly spendthrift, "money hungry" and disrespectful pastor who refused to relinquish his pulpit after they voted him out a..
New York State Assembly Passes Bill Which Would Allow 3rd Trimester Babies to Be Killed With Shot of Poison to Heart
The New York State Assembly voted a resounding 94-49 Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow third trimester abortions using procedures such as a shot of poison to the baby's heart by medical professionals who won't necessarily be doctors.
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Joel Osteen Had His First Date With Wife in Building That Is Now Lakewood Church and There Was a Lot of Beer
You probably would never have guessed it, but when Joel Osteen, televangelist, author, and senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, and his wife, Victoria, had their first date, it was in the same building that now serves as their church a..
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Megachurch Pastor John Lindell Urges Church to Vote Against Gay Rights Law; Says Homosexuality Is Distortion of God's Creation
Declaring to his congregation that homosexuality is a distortion of God's creation, Southwest Missouri megachurch pastor, Rev. John Lindell of James River Church, urged his followers in a recent sermon to vote to repeal Springfield's contentious sexu..
Benny Hinn Has Been Battling Atrial Fibrillation for More Than 20 Years; Will Be Out of Hospital 'Very Soon'
After reports swept the media this week about popular televangelist Benny Hinn's hospitalization for heart trouble, his ministry confirmed Wednesday that his problems stem from atrial fibrillation, an issue he's been dealing with for more than 20 yea..
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Some 150 people on board an Airbus operated by Lufthansa's low cost airline Germanwings are now all feared dead after it crashed in a remote region of the French Alps Tuesday.
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Why Creflo Dollar Believes Poverty Is Ungodly and Christians Should Claim Their 'Inheritance of Wealth and Riches'
Televangelist Creflo Dollar recently came under public scrutiny for trying to raise $65 million to purchase a luxurious G650 jet for his ministry, but for those who listen to his sermons and follow his teachings, Dollar is simply following the "prosp..
Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Bid on Twitter With an Appeal to 'a New Generation of Courageous Conservatives'
In a tweet posted just after midnight Monday, Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, 44, became the first presidential candidate to officially declare his bid for the White House in 2016 with a bold 30-second ad in which he called on "a new generation of courage..
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Kirk Franklin Criticizes Pastor Who 'Wants People to Buy Him a Private Plane;' Says It's Passing 'Greeds' as 'Needs'
Gospel star Kirk Franklin fired wincing shots at "a pastor who wants people to buy him a private plane" Monday, the same day popular televangelist Creflo Dollar abandoned an appeal to the public to help him purchase a $65 million luxury G650 airplane..
'Buckle Up and Get Ready;' ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Says Every Black Person Should Vote Republican for One Election Cycle
Popular ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith has sparked controversy again after declaring that every black American should vote Republican for at least one election cycle.
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Casting Crowns Singer Mark Hall Had 'Aggressive' Kidney Cancer; Wife Calls Early Detection 'Miracle' as They Head Home
Lead singer for contemporary Christian band Casting Crowns, Mark Hall, has been released from the hospital after a successful surgery to remove an "aggressive" form of cancer from one of his kidneys. His wife, Melanie, has called the early detection ..